Edmund in ‘Ratched’ and Finn Wittrock’s Other Memorable Ryan Murphy Roles


Finn Wittrock is one of Ryan Murphy’s male actors. He managed to find a place in Ryan Murphy’s heart, often appearing in some of the creator’s most famous shows. Wittrock can be seen right now as the murdered Edmond Tolleson Ratched, available for streaming on Netflix. However, before playing the man who murders a group of priests and goes on to fall in love with a nurse who works in his psychiatric ward, Wittrock appeared in a handful of shows. Another Murphy.

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Finn Wittrock attends the Vanity Fair Oscar 2020 Party | Frazer Harrison / Getty Photos

1. Finn Wittrock is a member of the American Horror Story family

Wittrock appeared first The American Horror Story in season 4; he starred as Dandy Mott in the program entitled “Monsters Among Us.” His character in Freak Show he was a man who was emotionally and psychologically tempted whose childhood – full of luxury and kindness, but an absent mother – was not as glamorous as it seemed to outsiders.

Wittrock appeared in four programs in total: “Ascent,” “Descent,” “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” and “House by the Lake.” While The American Horror Story and The American Crime Story stay as Murphy Roles most memorable at Wittrock, he appeared in another production related to Murphy.

Honorary References

Wittrock also appeared in the TV movie The Normal Heart opposite Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer (another Ryan Murphy favorite), Julia Roberts, and more. The film follows the 1980s AIDS crisis of New York City. Wittrock played Albert – Bruce’s girlfriend (photo by Taylor Kisch). Albert dies of AIDS in the film.

Ryan Murphy has two upcoming productions on the horizon – Prom and Siege line. Wittrock is not part of the former, but the full cast for the latter remains unannounced. So fans might just get Wittrock in Murphy taking on a Broadway play.