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5 biographical dramas by Ryan Murphy to watch ahead of The Andy Warhol Diaries on Netflix

Here are 5 biographical dramas written, directed or produced by American TV writer Ryan Murphy whose limited series The Andy Warhol Diaries will be streaming on Netflix.

5 biographical dramas by Ryan Murphy to watch ahead of The Andy Warhol Diaries on Netflix

Last Updated: 12.44 PM, Mar 21, 2022


Ryan Patrick Murphy is a famed American television writer, known for his controversial works. His incredible storytelling has shone a light on forgotten personalities. His new limited series, The Andy Warhol Diaries, talks about Andy Warhol, an American artist, producer and film director, and leading figure in pop art. Before the series premieres on 9th March, here are 5 biographical dramas by Ryan Murphy to watch.

American Crime Story – The People v. O.J. Simpson (Disney+ Hotstar)


American Crime Story is a 3-season anthology true crime television series with each season presenting an independent miniseries. The first season is based on the book The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin, and the season is subtitled The People v. O.J. Simpson. The series follows the behind-the-scenes events of legal teams battling in the trial case of football legend O.J. Simpson, found not guilty for charges on murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown and Ronald Goldman – a waiter and friend to Nicole Brown.

The Assassination of Gianni Versace (Disney+ Hotstar)

Season 2 of American Crime Story, The Assassination of Gianni Versace, follows the murder of the Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace by American spree killer Andrew Cunanan. Interweaving stories leading up to the murder, the nationwide hunt for the murderer, and the criminal investigation that follows, make up the series’ gripping plot.

Impeachment (Disney+ Hotstar)

Impeachment is the 3rd season of American Crime Story and it depicts the infamous Clinton-Lewinsky scandal. This season is based on the book A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Story of the Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought Down a President by Jeffrey Toobin. The show follows historical events as the 42nd president of the United States, Bill Clinton, was impeached.

FEUD: Bette and Joan (Disney+ Hotstar)

FEUD is an anthology series of famous feuds, and the first season is based on Bette Davis and Joan Crawford’s legendary rivalry. They collaborated on the Oscar-nominated thriller What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?. The two women endure ageism and fight misogyny while hanging on to success during the twilight years of their careers.

Halston (Netflix)

Ryan Murphy’s Halston is a biographical drama miniseries based on the internationally famous American fashion designer Roy Halston Frowick. The show is adapted from the 1991 book by Steven Gaines, Simply Haston and depicts the life of Halston who created world-famous signature looks in the 1970s.

Ryan Murphy’s unique take on showcasing forgotten personalities extends in his new series The Andy Warhol Diaries, which is set to stream on Netflix.