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Jamie Brewer          

Actress Best Known for "American Horror Story"; First Model with Down Syndrome to Walk at NY Fashion Week

Jamie Brewer is best known to television audiences for her roles as Adelaide 'Addie' Langdon in season one of American Horror Story and as Nan in the third season of the anthology series.

Jamie started taking theater classes in 1999 at a College for Kids class during her middle school years. Brewer has performed in dramas, musicals, comedies and improvisations during her theater training at Dionysus Theatre. Brewer appeared/spoke in PSA's for the "Souper Bowl of Caring Houston Food Drive" in Houston for two consecutive years, which aired on NBC, ABC and CBS.

Brewer was the youngest to ever be elected President of the ARC of Fort Bend Chapter. From there, she was appointed to the State of Texas ARC Board, then she was elected to the Executive Board as Treasurer. Brewer was then asked to serve on the ARC Governmental Affairs Committee for the State of Texas. She spoke with Senators at the Texas State Capitol to persuade them to pass the law for Texas to abolish using the "R" word from state legislation and regarding the needs of people with disabilities in Texas. Texas now uses "Intellectual Developmental Disability" in their legislation.

Brewer is involved with a several non-profit organizations, including DSALA, DSiAM, BTAP, National Down Syndrome Congress, American Association of People with Disabilities of the United States, and Civitan International.

In 2011, Brewer made her television debut as Adelaide "Addie" Langdon in American Horror Story: Murder House. After the show's first season ended, she appeared on Southland in an episode titled "Heat", which aired on February 20, 2013. Also in 2013, she returned to American Horror Story for the third season, subtitled Coven, playing the supporting role of Nan, a young witch who is clairvoyant. She returned for the fourth season of the show in the role of Majorie. She returned again on the seventh season in the role of Hedda.

In February 2015, Brewer became the first woman with Down syndrome to walk the red carpet at New York Fashion Week, which she did for designer Carrie Hammer.

She was the recipient of the Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award by the Global Down Syndrome Foundation.

In February 2018, Brewer made her Off-Broadway debut in Amy and the Orphans, a play by Lindsey Ferrentino about three siblings, one of whom has Down Syndrome, in the wake of their father's death. She was the first woman with Down syndrome to star in an Off-Broadway play.

In April, Brewer was nominated for an Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play by the Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance in Amy and the Orphans. In June of the same year, she won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for her performance. Soon afterwards, she was cast, as Gina, in the independent drama film Turnover.

During October 2018, Brewer briefly appeared on American Horror Story once again, on its eighth season subtitled "Apocalypse," where she reprised the role she played in Coven. Brewer's return as Nan received positive reviews from hardcore fans.


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Actress and activist Jamie Brewer has been named the recipient of the 2015 Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award by the Global Down Syndrome Foundation.
First model with Down syndrome in New York Fashion Week
Actress Jamie Brewer will appear on the catwalk during New York Fashion week. Brewer, best known for her roll on American Horror.
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... mansion in New Orleans, the setting for much of the series. Actress Jamie Brewer charmed fans and the press with her recollections of working on the show .

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