Actor who plays 'American Horror Story's' Meep hit by car, is badly hurt

'American Horror Story' actor in critical condition after he's struck by a car in Hollywood

An actor on the show “American Horror Story” was in critical condition Friday after he was hit in the head by the side-view mirror of a car in Hollywood.

Ben Woolf, who plays the character Meep on the FX channel show, was hit by the mirror as he was jaywalking near the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and North Gramercy Place about 9 p.m., said Los Angeles police Officer Norma Eisenman.

Woolf was rushed to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. The 4-foot-4 actor was diagnosed with pituitary dwarfism when he was young, and the treatment caused his bones to shrink, he said in an interview with FX.

The driver stopped after the collision and was interviewed by police and was not cited, Eisenman said. The investigation is ongoing.

When he's not acting, Woolf is a preschool teacher, he said in the interview.

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