World's smallest woman lands role on TV's 'American Horror Story'
By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
8/17/2014 (2 years ago)
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At two feet, half-an-inch tall, Jyoti Amge of India is the world's smallest woman. It hasn't been much of a handicap for Amge, as she's just landed a plum role on the U.S. TV series "American Horror Story." Previously been seen on documentary "Body Shock: Two Foot High Teen," and in "Bigg Boss 6," a "Big Brother"-style reality series in her home country, this will mark Amge's first acting role. Catholic Online first reported on this remarkable young woman here!
At two feet, half-an-inch tall, Jyoti Amge of India is the world's smallest woman.
LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - "American Horror Story's" creator Ryan Murphy announced the news and pictured Jyoti alongside co-star Jessica Lange. Lange has starred in each of the four seasons, while playing different characters.
Now in its fourth season, "American Horror Story" third season was entitled "Coven." That season focused on the descendants of the Salem witches. Season four's "Freak Show" will be set in a carnival in 1950.
Creator Murphy has leaked few details about the new season. "If you look historically what happened in the year 1950, there's some more clues in that year. It's a period piece. We try to do the opposite of what we've done before. Jessica Lange has already started practicing her German accent so I'm very excited . [she] has always wanted to play a Marlene Dietrich figure, and now she gets to."
Series regulars Kathy Bates and Sarah Paulson will be back. Joining the show with Amge are 'The Shield's Michael Chiklis, playing a strongman who is married to Angela Bassett's character, and guest stars including Wes Bentley, Patti LaBelle and Finn Wittrock.
LaBelle will play the mother of Gabourey Sidibe's character. Sidibe has already played a witch in "Coven."
Details of Jyoti's role were not specified. "American Horror Story: Freak Show" is set for broadcast in the U.S. in the autumn.
The first season of the popular program concerned itself with a haunted house in California, the second with a mental institution for the criminally insane.
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