LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 13: Evan Peters attends the 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards at Fairmont Century Plaza on March 13, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Critics Choice Association)
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Monster: The
Jeffrey Dahmer
Story Before
Emmy-award-winning actor Evan Peters, who plays the titular character in Netflix’s “Dahmer,” is no stranger to playing evil characters, as he played both a serial killer and cult leader in “American Horror Story.” He also played Peter/Pietro Maximoff in the "X-Men" films, and later on "WandaVision.”
Evan Peters
His role as Dahmer’s father Lionel Dahmer was not Jenkins’ first time playing a father, as he’s portrayed the family patriarch in projects like “Six Feet Under,” “Step Brothers,” and “Dear John.” Portraying fathers through the years added to the insightfulness and complexity that Jenkins brought to the role.
Richard Jenkins
'80s icon Ringwald, who plays Dahmer's stepmother Shari Dahmer, was a member of the group of actors known as the Brat Pack and starred in films such as "Sixteen Candles” and "The Breakfast Club.” These days she's perhaps better known for her roles on "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" and "Riverdale."
Molly Ringwald
Nash’s heartbreaking portrayal of Dahmer’s neighbor Glenda Cleveland was surprising to fans who knew her better for comedic work as the iconic Deputy Raineesha Williams on "Reno 911!" She is also well known for her hosting gig on the Style Network series "Clean House," and for her roles on shows like "Getting On," "Claws," "When They See Us," and "Never Have I Ever."
Niecy Nash
Dahmer’s mother Joyce is portrayed by Penelope Ann Miller, who played in a number of essential 1980s and 1990s films and TV shows, including "Big Top Pee-wee," "Adventures in Babysitting," and “Family Ties.” More recently, she has appeared on shows like “Criminal Minds” and “Riverdale.”
Penelope Ann Miller