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Why Wyatt From American Horror Stories' The Naughty List Looks So Familiar

"American Horror Stories," Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuck's spin-off of "American Horror Story" takes the parent series anthology format and turns it up to 11. What if, instead of each season telling a different dark saga, each episode was its own macabre little morsel? The series premiered with the two-parter "Rubber (Wo)man," revisiting one of the most disturbing visual elements in "Murder House."

"The Naughty List" brings back a minor "Asylum" character, Santa Claus. Like Ian McShane before him, Danny Trejo plays a killer Santa — this time pursuing idiotic influencers. The victims are the Bro House, a Hype House stand-in that humiliates Trejo's "Santa." And since Santa isn't actually Santa (he killed the mall's real Santa), the Bro House is visited by a vengeful St. Nick.

One of the ill-fated content creators, Wyatt, is played by Charles Melton. Melton isn't new to Ryan Murphy joints. His first credited role was as an unnamed model on a 2014 episode of "Glee." Here's where else you might have seen Charles Melton.

Charles Melton went woo-hoo with Mr. Wu

Melton had a small role in "AHS: Hotel," the fifth season of "American Horror Story." Like "Murder House" and "1984," "Hotel" focuses on a location where anyone who dies within its walls becomes a ghost. If you die in Hotel Cortez, you're trapped forever in James March's architectural nightmare. Melton played Mr. Wu, one such ghost. He stays at the hotel and is seduced by Agnetha, the ghost of a Swedish backpacker. She and her friend Vendela were murdered at the hotel, and in turn, murder Mr. Wu. After all three are dead, they start a polyamorous relationship. He was also a big hit with the living female guests of the hotel.

"Hotel" was based in part on the Hotel Cecil in Los Angeles, now known as Stay on Main. The Cecil was the site of Elisa Lam's disappearance, which became a Netflix true crime documentary. "Hotel" was also the first "AHS" season after Jessica Lange left the show. Lady Gaga starred as the Countess Elizabeth.

He was Reggie Number 2 on Riverdale

Charles Melton stars on "Riverdale" as Reggie Mantle, football jock and Archie's longtime frenemy. Melton replaced Ross Butler, who had played the character in Season one. Butler left "Riverdale" to star in "13 Reasons Why" on Netflix. Melton was recurring in Season 2, but was promoted to a series regular in Season 3.

"Charles stepped into the iconic role of Reggie this season and completely made it his own," showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa said in a statement. "He's a terrific addition to the gang and in Season 3, we'll be seeing A LOT more of him. All hail Mantle the Magnificent!" Melton's version of Reggie was briefly a jingle-jangle dealer, as well as an employee of both Veronica and Hiram Lodge.

Mantle started dating Veronica Lodge in Season 3, mirroring the on-again-off-again relationship between their actors, Melton and Camila Mendes. Melton and Mendes broke up in 2019, but according to Seventeen, the pair rekindled their relationship while filming "Riverdale" Season 5.

Melton has been a romantic leading man

Melton starred in the 2019 romantic drama, "The Sun Is Also a Star," about fate bringing people together. He starred opposite Yara Shahidi, of "Black-Ish" and "Grown-Ish" fame. Melton played Daniel, a son of Korean immigrants who writes poetry despite being pressured by his family to become a doctor.

Daniel meets Natasha, an undocumented woman who is on the verge of being deported along with her family to Jamaica. Daniel believes in love and fate, but Natasha does not. He asks her to try the experiment popularized by the New York Times, which purports to help you fall in love with a complete stranger. Natasha and Daniel spend a day in New York together, during which their worlds synchronize in bizarre ways. They fall in love, just like the Times promised they would.

"The Sun Is Also a Star" had a mixed reception, with a 52% Rotten Tomatoes score. Reviews noted Melton's good looks, with Vulture's coverage of the trailer noting his "full lips" and Variety's review saying his character is "introduced abs-first with the awe usually reserved for car commercials."