Dahmer Monster: Evan Peters plays Jeffrey Dahmer in ‘Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’: Here’s all you need to know about the actor


Netflix has just released a new crime drama series and has started getting reactions from all around the world. The lead actor Evan Peters is getting critical acclaim for portraying the character of Jeffrey Dahmer, who is an infamous serial killer. The story revolves around the victims and the gross failures of the police, whose incompetence let the serial killer to continue his homicidal spree for over a decade.

Who is Evan Peters, and what crucial roles has he played to date?

Evan Peters, aged 35, is an American actor featured in some of the best movies and television series. Evan is known for playing the role of Peter Maximoff, aka Quicksilver, in X-Men Apocalypse and Dark Phoenix, having the power of moving at superhuman speed.

But the actor shot to fame long before and is known for his work in American Horror Story. The actor has been a part of the anthology series since the beginning and appeared in seasons, including Murder House, Asylum, Coven, Freak Show, Hotel, Roanoke, Cult, Apocalypse, and the Double Feature, which was also his first production venture.

The actor also starred in the crime drama Mare of Easttown, playing the role of Detective Colin Zabel and assistant to Kate Winslet. She played the lead role of detective Sergeant Marianne (Mare) Sheehan. Peters is now in the news for playing the character of Jeffrey Dahmer in the Netflix series ‘Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’. According to the actual story on which the series is based, the criminal Jeffrey Dahmer murdered 17 innocent people from 1978 to 1991.

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They called off their engagement in June 2015. The duo reunited in August of that year, but split again in May 2016.

In a recent video, the actor revealed his feelings for taking the role of infamous serial killer Dahmer. He said he was very scared about what the guy did and diving into that character and trying to reproduce the same was one of the most challenging things in his life. He had to go to some dark places for shooting and stay there for longer hours.

What awards and nominations has Evan Peters received in his career so far?

Evan Peters has been nominated several times for his work in American Horror Story. However, he came to the limelight when he won the Prime Emmy Awards for Oustanding Supporting Actor in a series or film for his role in Mare of Easttown. He also won Hollywood Critics Association TV Awards and Satellite Awards for the same crime drama.


  1. What was the role of Evan Peters in the superhero movie Kick-Ass?
    In the movie, Evan plays the role of Todd Haynes, the best friend of the lead character Dave Lizewski or Kick-Ass.
  2. Has Evan Peters ever worked in a science fiction series?
    Evan Peters worked in the science-fiction web series Invasion from 2005 to 2006.

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