Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Six Feet Under alumna Frances Conroy and Alexandra Breckenridge (Life Unexpected) have been tapped for a role (yes, a role) in FX’s drama pilot American Horror Story, from Glee co-creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. The spooky project centers on Ben Harmon (Dylan McDermott), a handsome therapist who, along with his wife (Connie Britton) and their kids, move into a new house. Conroy will play their housekeeper, while  Breckenridge will play an younger version of the character. Both Conroy and Breckenridge starred in broadcast pilots this season, Conroy in the ABC comedy Bad Mom and Breckenridge in the CW drama Cooper and Stone.

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