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Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange

You Know Her From: Her Emmy-winning role as Season 1’s Constance, the Harmons’ nosy neighbor with ties to the murder house. And oh yeah, she also has an illustrious film career highlighted by two Oscar wins.

Now She Plays: Sister Jude, the nun who runs Briarcliff with an iron fist. She clashes with Dr. Arden and harbors some very impure thoughts about the Monsignor.

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'American Horror Story': Who's Who in Season 2

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"American Horror Story" is back this week with a new subtitle ("Asylum"), a new setting (Briarcliff, a church-run loony bin in 1960s New England), and a new cast of characters -- some played by our favorite actors from last season. Get up to speed before Wednesday's premiere with this handy guide to who's who in Season 2.