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If you came of age in the nineties, Clea DuVall probably has a special place in your heart as a result of her work in The Faculty, in which she played an outcast named Stokely who said things like "Fuck you, gutter slut." DuVall went on to play other supporting misfits in movies including She's All That and But I'm a Cheerleader, and the latter — in which she played a lesbian who makes out with Natasha Lyonne — ultimately landed her in the lap of Ryan Murphy. (He gave DuVall a small weirdo role in his teen dramedy Popular, which was frequently helmed by Cheerleader director Jamie Babbit.) And so, here we are today with DuVall back on a Murphy show, this time playing American Horror Story's closeted 1964 school teacher, Wendy, who had her lover committed to an asylum so as not to be outed by its evil »

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