Lady Gaga is an award-winning singer, songwriter and actress. Prior to her starring role in Gucci House, this performer appeared in the original FX series american horror story, representing the Countess.
Lady Gaga starred as the Countess in ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’
Some know Lady Gaga for her role in A star is born. There she portrayed Ally and was instrumental in writing songs like “Shallow”. Later, she appeared in the drama Gucci House alongside Adam Driver and Al Pacino.
Additionally, Lady Gaga won a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television thanks to her appearance as the Countess in American Horror Story.
Produced by Ryan Murphy, this season also featured american horror story regular cast members Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Angela Bassett and Kathy Bates, among others. It mainly told the story of a series of murders linked to a haunted hotel full of vampires.
Lady Gaga dressed as the Countess ‘all the time’ to prepare for her role in ‘American Horror Story’
While she Variety ‘Actors on Actors’ interview with Jake Gyllenhaal, Lady Gaga discussed her roles before Gucci House. This includes his appearance on American Horror Story: Hotelwhere she played the role of the deeply troubled but still elegant Countess.
“She would abduct a child or abduct people to bring them home with my co-star, Matt Bomer, and we would bring them home, kill them and drink their blood,” Gaga said. “It was more like pretending to me.”
“I lived like her,” she continued. “I mean, I didn’t do what she did, but I dressed like her all the time. I listened to the same music that put me in his headspace. And on set, they gave you fake cocaine and fake alcohol, but while you’re doing it, you’re like, “Is that true?!” I don’t know.” You stand there.
As a character who appeared young for several decades, viewers saw the Countess enjoying time in the 1970s and 1980s. Her following was covered in art with her love for music on display in an impressive record collection.
It wouldn’t be the only time Lady Gaga took on a full-fledged role, as the actress practiced her Italian accent for Gucci House even when she wasn’t on set.
Lady Gaga has appeared in other seasons of ‘American Horror Story’
This actor returned for American Horror Story: Roanoke, where she played a small (but important) role as Scáthach. This immortal witch was considered America’s first witch, with subtle references to her in American Horror Story: Apocalypse.
Yet Lady Gaga hasn’t returned to the world of American Horror Story in recent years. This artist currently focuses on music, releasing Dawn of Chromatica in 2021 and begin their Chromatica Ball tour in 2022.
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