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Ryan Murphy Writer
Ryan Murphy
Murphy at PaleyFest 2013
Murphy at PaleyFest 2013
BornRyan Patrick Murphy
(1965-11-09) November 9, 1965 (age 55)
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Occupation
  • Television producer
  • director
  • writer
Alma materIndiana University Bloomington
Notable worksNip/Tuck
Glee
American Horror Story
Scream Queens
Pose
9-1-1
Ratched
Spouse
David Miller
(m. 2012)
Children3

Ryan Patrick Murphy (born November 9, 1965) is an American television producer, director, and writer. He is best known for creating and producing a number of television series, such as Popular (1998-2000), Nip/Tuck (2003-2010), Glee (2009-2015), American Horror Story (2011-present), Scream Queens (2015-2016), Pose (2018-present), 9-1-1 (2018-present), The Politician (2019-present), 9-1-1: Lone Star (2020-present), and Ratched (2020-present).

Murphy also directed the 2006 film adaptation of Augusten Burroughs' memoir Running with Scissors, the 2010 film adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's memoir Eat, Pray, Love, the 2014 film adaptation of Larry Kramer's play The Normal Heart, and the 2020 film adaptation of the musical The Prom.

Murphy has received six Primetime Emmy Awards from 32 nominations, a Tony Award from two nominations, and two Grammy Award nominations. He has often been cited as "the most powerful man" in modern television, including having signed the largest development deal in television history with Netflix.[1][2] Murphy is noted for having created a shift in inclusive storytelling that "brought marginalised characters to the masses".[3]

Early life

Murphy was born on November 9, 1965, in Indianapolis, Indiana,[4] where he was raised in an Irish Catholic family.[5][6] He attended Catholic school from first through eighth grade,[5] and graduated from Warren Central High School in Indianapolis. He has described his mother J. Andy Murphy as a "beauty queen who left it all to stay at home and take care of her two sons". She wrote five books and worked in communications for over 20 years before retiring. His father worked in the newspaper industry as a circulation director before he retired after 30 years.[7]

After coming out as gay, Murphy saw his first therapist, who found nothing wrong with him other than being "too precocious for his own good".[5][7] During a 2012 interview on Inside the Actors Studio, Murphy claimed that he secretly dated "a lot of football players" in high school.[8] He performed with a choir as a child, which would later inform his work on Glee.[5]

Murphy attended Indiana University Bloomington, where he majored in journalism and was a member of the Singing Hoosiers vocal ensemble.[4] He interned at The Washington Post in 1986 alongside reporter Kara Swisher. He was placed in the style section.[9]

Career

1990-2008: Popular and Nip/Tuck

Murphy started as a journalist working for The Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, Knoxville News Sentinel and Entertainment Weekly. He began scriptwriting in the late 1990s, when Steven Spielberg purchased his script Why Can't I Be Audrey Hepburn?.[7]

Murphy started his career in television with the teen comedy series Popular, which he co-created with Gina Matthews. The series premiered on The WB on September 29, 1999[10] and ran for two seasons, ending in 2001. During the time, his production company Ryan Murphy Productions signed a deal with the Warners.[11] He then created the FX drama series Nip/Tuck, which premiered on July 18, 2003. In 2004, Murphy earned his first Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series.[7] Murphy took the show's signature line, "Tell me what you don't like about yourself," from a plastic surgeon he met when he was a journalist researching an undercover story on plastic surgery in Beverly Hills. The series ended after six seasons in 2010.

In 2006, Murphy wrote the screenplay for and directed the feature film Running with Scissors. Based on the memoir by Augusten Burroughs, the movie version starred Annette Bening, Alec Baldwin and Brian Cox and, as the young Burroughs, Joseph Cross.

2009-2017: Glee and American Horror Story

On May 19, 2009, Murphy's musical comedy-drama series, Glee, premiered on Fox. He co-created the series with Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan. In its early seasons, the show was critically lauded.[12] Murphy won his first Primetime Emmy Award for directing the pilot episode.[13] The series concluded in 2015 following its sixth season.[14] Murphy was one of four executive producers on the reality television series The Glee Project, which premiered on Oxygen on June 12, 2011.[15] The show featured a group of contestants vying for the prize of a seven-episode arc on Glee, with someone being eliminated each week, until the winner is chosen in the final episode. The show was renewed for a second season, which ended up being its last.[16]

In 2010, Murphy directed Julia Roberts in an adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's memoir Eat, Pray, Love. The film was a box office success but a critical failure, receiving harsh reviews criticizing its pacing and lack of credibility. To date, the film has grossed $204,482,125 worldwide.[17]

Murphy and Falchuk created the anthology series American Horror Story, which premiered on FX on October 5, 2011. Most of the same cast have played different characters in different settings each subsequent season.[18][19]

Murphy and Glee co-executive producer Ali Adler created the half-hour comedy The New Normal, which premiered on NBC on September 10, 2012. The series was based on Murphy's own experiences of having a child via surrogate, with the main characters, Bryan and David, named for Ryan and his husband.[20] The series was ultimately cancelled after one season.[21]

Murphy next directed the 2014 television film adaptation of Larry Kramer's Broadway play The Normal Heart, starring Mark Ruffalo, Roberts, Baldwin, Jonathan Groff, Matt Bomer and Jim Parsons.[22] Murphy then collaborated with The Normal Heart executive producer Jason Blum to produce a metasequel to the cult-classic horror film The Town That Dreaded Sundown.[23] The film was the directorial debut of Alfonso Gomez-Rejon and was also released in 2014. In October 2014, FX greenlit a companion anthology series, American Crime Story, which Murphy and Falchuk executive produce. The series premiered on February 2, 2016.[24]

Murphy, Falchuk and Brennan next co-created the comedy-horror series Scream Queens, which premiered on Fox on September 22, 2015.[25] The series was cancelled after two seasons.[26][27]

Murphy's next project, the drama anthology series Feud, premiered on FX in 2017. The first season focused on the rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford on the set of their 1962 film What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?.[28]

2018-present: 9-1-1, Pose and Netflix productions

In 2018, Murphy co-created the police procedural drama 9-1-1 and also served as its director, writer and executive producer.

With newcomer Steven Canals, a research assistant for Dustin Lance Black before his Master of Fine Arts at UCLA,[] Murphy and Falchuk launched a new series, Pose, set in the Ball community in mid-1980s New York City. Murphy had wanted to adapt Paris is Burning as a series[29] and Canals had been writing a script while at graduate school centered on a young African American teen made homeless for being gay, who moved to New York with dreams of going to dance school and who became adopted by a House mother.[30] Joining Canals, Murphy and Falchuk in the writing room were Our Lady J and Janet Mock, who Murphy also encouraged to direct an episode,[29] making her the first trans woman of colour to do so, as well as the first trans woman of colour in a TV series writing room.[29]

The series premiered on FX on June 3, 2018, attracting critical acclaim.[31][32] The first season boasted the largest cast of transgender actors ever for a scripted network series with over 50 transgender characters, all played by trans actors.[33][34] On July 12, 2018, it was announced that the series had been renewed for a second season, which is set to premiere sometime in 2019.[35]

In May 2018, ahead of the premiere, Murphy announced that he would be donating all his profits from Pose to charitable organizations working with LGBTQ+ people, tweeting a different non-profit including Sylvia Rivera Law Project,[36]Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund,[37] and Callen-Lorde Community Health Center[38] telling Variety that: "The thing that struck me in talking to so many of them, was how much they've struggled, how under attack they feel, how many of them find it difficult getting healthcare, and finding jobs. I just decided I need to do more than just making a show for this community. I want to reach out and help this community."[39]

In 2018, Netflix signed Murphy for a development deal with a compensation of $300 million over a period of five years.[40][41]

In September 2019, The Politician was released on Netflix to generally positive reviews. The series was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and renewed for a second season due to be released in late 2020. Murphy then co-created the 9-1-1 spin-off series 9-1-1: Lone Star, which premiered on Fox in January 2020.

In May 2020, the period miniseries Hollywood was released to mixed reviews. Murphy served as co-creator, writer and director for the series. In June 2020, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the first LGBTQ Pride parade, Queerty named him among the fifty heroes "leading the nation toward equality, acceptance, and dignity for all people".[42][43]

In the media

(l-r) Governor appointee Don Norte, Murphy, and Norte's husband, gay activist Kevin Norte, at Spring Time GLAAD 2010's charitable event in Century City, Los Angeles, California.

In October 2015, Murphy received the Award of Inspiration from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research for his contributions to TV and film as well as his work in the fight against AIDS.[44]

In 2017, Murphy launched the Half Initiative, which aims to make Hollywood more inclusive by creating equal opportunities for women and minorities behind the camera. Less than one year after launching Half, Ryan Murphy Television's director slate hired 60% women directors and 90% met its women & minority requirement. In conjunction with the hiring goals, the Initiative launched the Half-Director Mentorship Program in which every director on every Ryan Murphy Television production mentors emerging women and minority directors through pre-production and post-production along with offering a significant stipend for their commitment. Filmmaker Kristin Fairweather, the first recipient of a HALF award, described her experience in an interview with Screen Comment's Rudy Cecera.[45]

Unproduced projects

Murphy has also created and produced various unsuccessful television pilots. The WB sitcom pilot St. Sass, starring Delta Burke and Heather Matarazzo, was not picked up. In 2008, Murphy wrote and directed the FX pilot Pretty/Handsome, which also was not picked up.[46] By April 2013, HBO had given a pilot order for Murphy's sexuality drama Open, which began filming in late 2013.[47] By September 2014, HBO had opted not to proceed to series.[48]

Murphy also had several films in development: Dirty Tricks, a political comedy, One Hit Wonders, a musical comedy, and a sequel to The Normal Heart. In 2014, Murphy was developing a feature film of the life of reclusive heiress Huguette Clark, based on the best-selling book Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune. There has been no development on these films since their announcement.

Personal life

Murphy grew up in a Catholic household, but "is done with the Church", having left it; however he still occasionally goes to church.[5][49] He serves on the National Advisory Board of Young Storytellers. He once owned a house designed by renowned mid-century modern architect Carl Maston.[50]

In an interview about his show Pose, which is set in 1987, during the height of the initial AIDS crisis, Murphy described his concern about contracting HIV while at college, getting tested frequently even when celibate.[51]

Murphy has been married to photographer David Miller since July 2012.[52] On December 24, 2012, Murphy and Miller welcomed their first child, a son named Logan Phineas, via a surrogate. On October 6, 2014, they welcomed their second son, Ford.[53] On August 18, 2020, they welcomed their third son, Griffin Sullivan.[54]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Writer Producer
1999 The Furies No Yes No Short film
2006 Running with Scissors Yes Yes Yes
2010 Eat Pray Love Yes Yes No
2011 Glee: The 3D Concert Movie No No Yes Documentary concert film
2014 The Town That Dreaded Sundown No No Yes
2019 Circus of Books No No Yes Documentary film
2020 A Secret Love No No Yes
The Boys in the Band No No Yes Netflix film
The Prom Yes No Yes

Television

Numbers in directing and writing credits refer to number of episodes.

Year Title Credited as Network Notes
Creator Director Writer Executive
Producer
1999-2001 Popular Yes Yes (2) Yes (17) Yes The WB
2003-2010 Nip/Tuck Yes Yes (8) Yes (24) Yes FX
2009-2015 Glee Yes Yes (8) Yes (31) Yes Fox
2011-present American Horror Story Yes Yes (3) Yes (19) Yes FX Anthology
2012-2013 The New Normal Yes Yes (4) Yes (5) Yes NBC
2014 The Normal Heart Yes Yes No Yes HBO TV movie
2015-2016 Scream Queens Yes Yes (1) Yes (8) Yes Fox
2016-present American Crime Story No Yes (5) No Yes FX Anthology
2017 Feud Yes Yes (3) Yes (2) Yes Anthology
2018-present 9-1-1 Yes No Yes (3) Yes Fox
2018-present Pose Yes Yes (3) Yes (7) Yes FX
2019-present The Politician Yes Yes (1) Yes (7) Yes Netflix
2020-present 9-1-1: Lone Star Yes No Yes (1) Yes Fox
2020 Hollywood Yes Yes (1) Yes (6) Yes Netflix Miniseries
2020-present Ratched Yes Yes (2) No Yes
2021 Halston TBA TBA TBA Yes Miniseries
TBA A Chorus Line TBA TBA Yes Yes Miniseries
TBA American Horror Stories Yes TBA Yes Yes FX on Hulu Anthology
TBA Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story Yes TBA Yes Yes Netflix Miniseries

Unsold television pilots

Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Writer Executive
Producer
2002 St. Sass Yes No Yes
2008 Pretty/Handsome Yes Yes Yes
2014 Open Yes Yes Yes

Non-fiction television series

Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Producer
2011-12 The Glee Project No Executive Reality series
2014 American Horror Story Freak Show: Extra-Ordinary-Artists Yes No
2016 Inside Look: The People v. O.J. Simpson - American Crime Story No Yes
2017 Inside Look: Feud - Bette and Joan No Executive
2017-18 Inside Look: The Assassination of Gianni Versace - American Crime Story No Executive

Awards and nominations

Emmy Awards

Murphy has won 6 Primetime Emmy Awards out of 32 nominations[55] as a producer, writer and director.

Year Category Nominated work Result
2004 Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Nip/Tuck
Nominated
2010 Outstanding Comedy Series
Glee
Nominated
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series Nominated
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Won
2011 Outstanding Comedy Series Nominated
2012 Outstanding Miniseries or Movie
American Horror Story
Nominated
Outstanding Main Title Design Nominated
2013 Outstanding Miniseries or Movie
American Horror Story: Asylum
Nominated
Outstanding Main Title Design Nominated
2014 Outstanding Television Movie
The Normal Heart
Won
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special Nominated
Outstanding Limited Series
American Horror Story: Coven
Nominated
Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special Nominated
2015 Outstanding Limited Series
American Horror Story: Freak Show
Nominated
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special Nominated
Outstanding Main Title Design Nominated
Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series
American Horror Story: Extra-Ordinary Artists
Nominated
2016 Outstanding Limited Series
The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Won
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special Nominated
Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series
Inside Look: The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Won
2017 Outstanding Limited Series
Feud: Bette and Joan
Nominated
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special Nominated
Outstanding Main Title Design Nominated
Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special Nominated
Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series
Feud: Bette and Joan: Inside Look
Nominated
2018 Outstanding Limited Series
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Won
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special Won
Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story: America's Obsessions
Nominated
2019 Outstanding Drama Series
Pose
Nominated
Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series
Pose: Identity, Family, Community (Inside Look)
Nominated
2020
Pose: Identity, Family, Community
Nominated

Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States. Murphy has been nominated for two awards as a producer.

Tony Awards

Murphy has won one Tony Award out of two nominations as a producer.

Year Category Nominated work Result
2016 Best Revival of a Play Long Day's Journey Into Night Nominated
2019 The Boys in the Band Won

Frequent collaborators

Throughout Murphy's various film and television projects, he had worked with various actors and actresses repeatedly. This includes, Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Billy Porter, Darren Criss, and Andrew Rannells among many others.

Frequent actor collaborations (2 or more projects)
Actor Popular
(1999-2001)
Nip/Tuck
(2003-2010)
Glee
(2009-2015)
American Horror Story
(2011-present)
The New Normal
(2012-2013)
Scream Queens
(2015-2016)
American Crime Story
(2016-present)
Feud
(2017)
9-1-1
(2018-present)
Pose
(2018-present)
The Politician
(2019-present)
9-1-1: Lone Star
(2020-present)
Hollywood
(2020)
Ratched
(2020-present)
Total roles
Max Adler Does not appear Dave Karofsky Does not appear Sam Does not appear 2
Laura Allen Does not appear Rosie[a] Does not appear Marcy Nash Does not appear 2
Jacob Artist Does not appear Jake Puckerman Todd Connors[b] Does not appear 2
Jennifer Aspen Does not appear Kendra Giardi Does not appear Mandy Greenwell Does not appear Lorraine/Potch Pirate Does not appear 3
Angela Bassett Does not appear
  • Marie Laveau[c][d]
  • Desiree Dupree[e]
  • Ramona Royale[f]
  • Lee Harris, Monet Tumusiime[b]
Does not appear Athena Grant Does not appear 2
Billy Eichner Does not appear
Does not appear Matt Drudge[g] Does not appear 2
Kathy Bates Does not appear
  • Marie Delphine LaLaurie[c][d]
  • Ethel Darling[e]
  • Iris[f]
  • Thomasin White, Agnes Mary Winstead[b]
  • Miriam Mead[d]
Does not appear Joan Blondell Does not appear 2
Willam Belli Does not appear Cherry Peck Party guest Does not appear Nana Drag Queen Does not appear 3
Sandra Bernhard Does not appear Hannah[d] Does not appear Nurse Judy Does not appear 2
Leslie Bibb Brooke McQueen Naomi Gaines Does not appear 2
Matt Bomer Does not appear Cooper Anderson
Monty Does not appear Director Does not appear 4
Jon Jon Briones Does not appear Ariel Augustus[d] Does not appear Modesto Cunanan[h] Does not appear Dr. Richard Hanover 3
Connie Britton Does not appear Vivien Harmon[i][d] Does not appear Faye Resnick[j] Does not appear Abby Clark Does not appear 3
Cocoa Brown Does not appear Jeanette "Queen B" Harris[j] Does not appear Carla Price Does not appear 2
Kenneth Choi Does not appear Dr. Wu Does not appear Lance Ito[j] Does not appear Howie Han Does not appear 3
Frances Conroy Does not appear Jane Fields Does not appear
Does not appear 2
David Corenswet Does not appear River Barkley Does not appear Jack Castello Does not appear 2
Darren Criss Does not appear Blaine Anderson Justin[f] Does not appear Andrew Cunanan[h] Does not appear Raymond Ainsley Does not appear 4
Earlene Davis Does not appear Andrea Carmichael Does not appear Agnes Moorehead Entitled Woman Does not appear 3
Judy Davis Does not appear Hedda Hopper Does not appear Nurse Betsy Buckett 2
Laura Dreyfuss Does not appear Maddison McCarthy Does not appear McAfee Westbrook Does not appear 2
James Earl Does not appear Azimio Adams Does not appear Chamberlain Jackson Does not appear 2
Christine Ebersole Does not appear Anna Leigh Leighton[c] Does not appear Bobbi Does not appear 2
Christine Estabrook Does not appear Sheila Carlton Does not appear Marcy[i][f] Does not appear Gloria Does not appear 3
Cody Fern Does not appear
  • Michael Langdon[d]
  • Xavier Plympton[l]
Does not appear David Madson [h] Does not appear 2
Jessalyn Gilsig Does not appear Gina Russo Terri Schuester Does not appear 2
Cuba Gooding Jr. Does not appear Dominic Banks[b] Does not appear O. J. Simpson[j] Does not appear 2
Max Greenfield Does not appear Gabriel[f] Does not appear Ronnie Holston [h] Does not appear 2
Leslie Grossman Mary Cherry Bliss Berger Does not appear
  • Meadow Wilton[a]
  • Coco St. Pierre Vanderbilt[d]
  • Margaret Booth[l]
Melissa Does not appear 4
Harriet Harris Does not appear Madelyn[d] Does not appear Eleanor Roosevelt Ingrid 3
Neil Patrick Harris Does not appear Bryan Ryan Chester Creb[e] Does not appear 2
Colton Haynes Does not appear Detective Jack Samuels[a] Does not appear Tyler Does not appear 2
Jan Hoag Does not appear Margot Roberta Does not appear Ms. Bean Does not appear 3
Jackie Hoffman Does not appear Frances Does not appear Mamacita Does not appear Sherry Dougal Does not appear 3
Cheyenne Jackson Does not appear Dustin Goolsby Does not appear 2
Bryce Johnson Josh Ford Corporal Oliver Brandt Cody Tolentino Does not appear 3
Michelle Krusiec Exquisite Woo Does not appear Anna May Wong Does not appear 2
Dot-Marie Jones Does not appear Tess Shannon/Sheldon Beiste Butchy May[a] Does not appear 3
Jessica Lange Does not appear Does not appear Joan Crawford Does not appear Dusty Jackson Does not appear 3
NeNe Leakes Does not appear Roz Washington Does not appear Rocky Rhoades Does not appear 2
Judith Light Does not appear Marilyn Miglin [h] Does not appear Dede Standish Does not appear 2
Billie Lourd Does not appear Does not appear Sadie Swenson/Chanel #3 Does not appear 2
Patti LuPone Does not appear Herself Joan Ramsey[c] Does not appear Frederica Norman Does not appear Avis Amberg Does not appear 4
Jane Lynch Suzi Klein Does not appear Sue Sylvester Does not appear 2
Kate Mara Does not appear Vanessa Bartholomew Does not appear Hayden McClaine[i] Does not appear Patty Bowes Does not appear 3
Ricky Martin Does not appear David Martinez Does not appear Antonio D'Amico [h] Does not appear 2
Dylan McDermott Does not appear
Does not appear Theo Klein Does not appear Ernie Does not appear 3
James Morosini Does not appear
Does not appear Bart Does not appear 2
Lea Michele Does not appear Rachel Berry Does not appear Hester Ulrich Does not appear 2
Gwyneth Paltrow Does not appear Holly Holliday Does not appear Abby Does not appear Georgina Hobart Does not appear 3
Sarah Paulson Does not appear Agatha Ripp Does not appear
Does not appear Marcia Clark[j] Geraldine Page Does not appear Nurse Ratched 5
Evan Peters Does not appear
Does not appear Stan Bowes Does not appear 2
Jeremy Pope Does not appear TBA Does not appear Archie Coleman Does not appear 2
Adina Porter Does not appear History teacher
  • Sally Freeman[i]
  • Lee Harris[b]
  • Beverly Hope[a]
  • Dinah Stevens[d]
Does not appear 2
Billy Porter Does not appear Behold Chablis[d] Does not appear Pray Tell Does not appear 2
Lily Rabe Does not appear Lanie Ainge Does not appear
Does not appear 2
Andrew Rannells Does not appear Himself Does not appear Bryan Collins Does not appear 2
Emma Roberts Does not appear
  • Madison Montgomery[c][d]
  • Maggie Esmerelda[e]
  • Serena Belinda[a]
  • Brooke Thompson[l]
Does not appear Chanel Oberlin Does not appear 2
Romy Rosemont Does not appear Libby Zucker Carole Hudson-Hummel Does not appear Jill Shively[j] Does not appear Lola Does not appear 4
Angelica Ross Does not appear Rita[l] Does not appear Candy Ferocity Does not appear 2
Skyler Samuels Does not appear Bonnie Lipton[e] Does not appear Grace Gardner Does not appear 2
Riley Schmidt Does not appear Rubber Man[i] Does not appear Red Devil, Zak, Green Meanie Does not appear 2
Teddy Sears Does not appear Patrick[i] Does not appear William Does not appear 2
Brooke Shields Does not appear Faith Wolper Does not appear Dr. Scarlett Lovin Does not appear Dr. Kara Sanford Does not appear 3
John Stamos Does not appear Carl Howell Does not appear Brice Brock Holt Does not appear 3
Matthew Morrison Does not appear Will Schuester Trevor Kirchner[l] Does not appear 2
Dijon Talton Does not appear Matt Rutherford Does not appear Police Officer[j] Does not appear 2
Michael Benjamin Washington Does not appear Tracy Pendergrass Does not appear Trevor Briggs 2
Finn Wittrock Does not appear
Does not appear Jeffery Trail [h] Does not appear Edmund Tolleson 3
Alison Wright Does not appear Pauline Jameson Does not appear Ms. Roswell Does not appear 2

Notes

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