A world record holder will be joining the strange world of American Horror Story this fall.
Jyoti Amge – a 20-year-old from Nagpur, India, whom Guinness has declared to be the world’s shortest woman – has been cast in the drama’s fourth season, dubbed Freak Show.
The action will center on a Florida carnival in the 1950s.
Amge stands 2’06” tall and has a genetic disorder called achondroplasia. After being measured by Guinness, Amge reportedly announced that she wished to pursue a career in acting – and she certainly picked a great place to start!
The new season of AHS will kick off in October.
In the meantime, here’s an introduction to Amge: