Sarah Paulson on Making ‘American Horror Story’ Directorial Debut

The actress, who is a regular on the FX series, discusses stepping behind the camera for the first time: “This experience has helped me zoom out from my own piece of the puzzle.”

Officially, the Oct. 17 episode of American Horror Story: Apocalypse, “Return to Murder House,” marked Sarah Paulson’s directing debut. But she’s been telling people what to do on a set for a long time. “I’d put on all these plays as a kid, and I’d not only insist on playing all the parts but also on telling everyone else who was in it what to do and where to stand and how to play it and what time we were starting,” says Paulson, 44, with a laugh. “So all this has been percolating from a very young age.”

Still, it took acting on the first seven seasons of the FX series for the star (who

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