Jyoti Amge joins cast of `American Horror Story 4`

PTI| Last Updated: Aug 14, 2014, 15:15 PM IST

Los Angeles: Jyoti Amge, world`s shortest living woman from India, is set to join the fourth season of `American Horror Story`, showrunner Ryan Murphy announced on twitter.

Amge, 20, is the world`s smallest living woman, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. She earned the title on her 18th birthday with a height of 2 feet, 0.6 inches, said the Hollywood Reporter.
Season four of the series, subtitled `Freak Show`, is set in Jupiter, Florida, in the 1950s, with Jessica Lange in the lead role.

"Jessica and our newest cast member Jyoti Amge... The world`s smallest woman," Murphy posted on twitter alongside a photo of Amge with Lange.

Amge was previously featured in a 2009 documentary, `Body Shock: Two Foot High Teen`. She was a guest on `Bigg Boss 6`, an Indian version of international reality show `Big Brother`.

Amge will have a four-episode arc in the show, playing the mother to Gabourey Sidibe`s character.

Besides Amge other newcomers on the show are Michael Chiklis, `The Hunger Games` actor Wes Bentley, `Fargo` star John Carroll Lynch and `The Normal Heart` actor Finn Wittrock.