'American Horror Story' Books Mark Consuelos for Season 2

He'll recur as an inmate at the East Coast asylum for the criminally insane.
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Mark Consuelos

The East Coast asylum at the center of American Horror Story's second season is getting crowded.

All My Children's Mark Consuelos has boarded the FX horror anthology, booking a recurring role as Spivey, a patient at the institution for the criminally insane, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

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Consuelos, who is teaming with his wife, Kelly Ripa, for CMT's unscripted cheerleading entry Cheer, joins a cast for the rebooted second season of the Ryan Murphy/Brad Falchuk series that features returning stars Jessica Lange (who'll play a nun), Zachary Quinto, Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson and Lily Rabe.

Chris Zylka, Joseph FiennesChloe SevignyThe Voice's Adam Levine, Oscar nominee James Cromwell and newcomer Lizzie Brochere round out the cast.

"It's a completely different world and has nothing to do with Season 1; there's not a mention of Season 1," Murphy said recently of the second season.

Consuelos, repped by CAA and Liebman Entertainment, most recently guest starred on Fox's short-lived comedy I Hate My Teenage Daughter

EW first reported the news.

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