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'American Horror Story' Actor Seriously Hurt After Being Struck By Car In Hollywood

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Ben Woolf (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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The actor who portrays Meep on American Horror Story: Freak Show is in critical condition after getting struck by a car while crossing a street in Hollywood Thursday night.

The 4'4" actor, Ben Woolf, was hit by the side mirror of a moving SUV around 9 p.m., according to PEOPLE. He was rushed to the hospital and is in critical condition in intensive care, TMZ reported.

Authorities told TMZ that Woolf was jaywalking at the time of the incident, so they didn't cite the driver.

Woolf, who was diagnosed with pituitary dwarfism at a young age, also made an appearance in the first season of American Horror Story. He's acted in films like Haunting Charles Manson and Unlucky Charms, and was credited as a stunt performer in an episode of Dexter. He also works as a pre-school teacher when he's not acting.

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In the interview below, Woolf talks about his role in American Horror Story and the struggles he faces with pituitary dwarfism: