Finn Wittrock is a two-time Emmy nominee and Julliard trained film, television, and theater actor.in. He is best known for Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story and The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story on FX, for which he received an Emmy nomination for Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie, and a Critics Choice Award nomination in the same category.
Most recently, Wittrock has appeared in Luckiest Girl Alive opposite Mila Kunis, A Mouthful of Air opposite Amanda Seyfried, and in the thriller Deep Water opposite Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas, directed by Adrian Lyne, and Long Weekend with Zoe Chao, written and directed by Steve Basilone. He can also be seen on the tenth season of American Horror Story and in Ryan Murphy’s Golden Globe nominated drama series Ratched, starring opposite Sarah Paulson. and recently wrapped on two films, Don’t Move and Start Without Me.
He starred opposite Renee Zellweger in the critically acclaimed film Judy, playing Judy Garland’s fifth ex-husband Mickey Deans, and earlier appeared in A24’s The Last Black Man in San Francisco, which premiered at The Sundance Film Festival. Wittrock starred in Adam McKay’s Oscar-nominated drama The Big Short alongside John Magaro, Christian Bale, Steve Carrell, and Brad Pitt, earning nominations from the Screen Actors Guild and the Broadcast Film Critics Association for “Best Ensemble.” He appeared in Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk, nominated for Best Feature at the Golden Globe Awards, Critics Choice Awards, and the Independent Spirit Awards. Additional credits include Unbroken directed by Angelina Jolie; The Submarine Kid, which he wrote with lifelong friend Eric Bilitch, who directed; My All American written and directed by Angelo Pizzo and starring opposite Aaron Eckhart; Noah directed by Darren Aronofsky; Winter’s Tale, written and directed by Akiva Goldsman; Twelve, directed by Joel Schumacher; Semper Fi alongside Jai Courtney; Gillian Robespierre’s Landline alongside Jenny Slate, which premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and was released by Amazon Studios; Write When You Get Work, opposite Rachel Keller; A Midsummer Night’s Dream opposite Rachael Leigh Cook, and Netflix’s A Futile & Stupid Gesture.
Wittrock’s television work includes American Horror Story (Hotel) and (Freak Show); the Emmy-nominated film The Normal Heart directed by Ryan Murphy. Other television credits include his role as Damon in ABC’s All My Children; Criminal Minds; Law & Order: SVU; Harry’s Law; CSI: Miami; Cold Case, and ER, as well as the recurring role of Dale in Showtime’s acclaimed drama Masters of Sex.
Wittrock made his Broadway debut as Happy Loman opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman and Andrew Garfield in Mike Nichols’ 2012 revival of Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman,” earning a Theatre World Award and the Clarence Derwent Award. His Broadway credits also include The Gentleman Caller in 2017’s “The Glass Menagerie” at the Belasco Theatre, directed by Sam Gold and opposite Sally Field and Joe Mantello, and Cassio in William Shakespeare’s “Othello,” also directed by Sam Gold and opposite Daniel Craig, Rachel Brosnahan, and David Oyelowo.
Off-Broadway, Wittrock starred in Tony Kushner's “The Illusion” at the Signature Theatre and “Age of Iron” at the Classic Stage Co., and the Ahmanson Theater production of “2:22”. He also appeared at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre opposite Diane Lane in Tennessee Williams' critically acclaimed “Sweet Bird of Youth,” directed by David Cromer, and “The Guardsman,” directed by Gregory Mosher at The Kennedy Center.
Other regional theater credits include “The Blue Deep” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival; “The Laramie Project” with The Mechanicals Theatre Group; and productions of “The Matchmaker”, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, at A Noise Within Theatre Company. He began his career onstage playing Romeo in “Romeo and Juliet” at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington D.C., and Marchbanks in Shaw's “Candida” at the Berkshire Theatre Festival near his hometown of Lenox, Mass.