Jan. 20th, 1987
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
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Peters was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Julie and Phil Peters, a vice president of administration for the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. He was raised in a Roman Catholic household in Ballwin, Missouri.
On his second audition, Peters was chosen by producer Michael Picchiottino for the role of Adam in Clipping Adam. The role earned him a Screen Actors Guild Emerging Actor award, Jury Award for Best Actor at the Eclipse Film Festival, Best Young Actor at the Down Under International Film Festival, and Best Breakthrough Performance at the Phoenix Film Festival. He performed in numerous television commercials for Sony PlayStation, Progressive Insurance, Moviefone, Sour Patch Kids, Papa John's Pizza, and Kellogg. He appeared in the MGM film Sleepover, the Disney Channel series Phil of the Future, and the ABC series The Days. He landed a role in the ABC sci-fi thriller series Invasion, and had supporting roles in films such as Gardens of the Night, An American Crime, Kick-Ass, Never Back Down (and Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown), and guest roles on The Mentalist, House, Monk, The Office, In Plain Sight, and Parenthood. He has also starred in several theater plays, including playing Fagin in a production of Oliver Twist at the Met Theater.
Peters' breakthrough role was teenage sociopath murderer Tate Langdon in the first season of the FX series American Horror Story. He also starred in the second season as Kit Walker, a man wrongly accused of killing his wife. Most recently, he portrayed Kyle Spencer, a frat boy who is killed and brought back to life as a "Frankenstein's monster" type of creature, in the show's third season, Coven. Peters will portray Quicksilver in the 2014 film X-Men: Days of Future Past.
- FAvorite food -- tacos
- Favorite book -- "My Dic"
- Has an older brother, Andrew
- Favorite restaurant -- Taco Bell
- Favorite music groups: Dave Matthews Band and Coldplay
- Favorite Toy -- Cell phone
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