The 1997 death of Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace is the subject of the second season of 'American Crime Story' premiering on FX Jan. 17. Here's a look at the cast and the people they portray in the dramatic series.
'Gold' actor Édgar Ramírez plays the founder of the luxury label who was slain at age 50.
Versace, pictured in Jan. 19,1997, was fatally shot a few months later, outside his of his Miami mansion on July 15.
Academy Award-winning actress Penélope Cruz portrays Versace's younger sister, Donatella Versace.
Donatella, shown presenting her spring-summer 1998 collection in Milan, serves as the creative director for Versace.
Darren Criss of 'Glee' fame, plays Versace's assassin, Andrew Cunanan.
Cunanan, who was 27 when he shot Versace, also killed at least four others. He died about a week after Versace's death from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Ricky Martin, with Ramírez, was cast as Versace's partner, Antonio D'Amico.
D'Amico, a fashion designer, appeared with model Chrystele Saint Louis Augustin at the end of his show in 1999.
'American Horror Story' actor Finn Wittrock embodies the role of Jeffrey Trail, another of Cunanan's victims.
Trail, a graduate of the Naval Academy, was found beaten to death in April of 1997 in Minneapolis, Minn. He was 28.
'The Tribes of Palos Verdes' actor Cody Fern took on the role of another one of Cunanan's casualties, David Madson.
Madson, 33 when he was fatally shot, worked as an architect and previously dated Cunanan. His body was discovered in May.
Actor-producer Mike Farrell, with his wife, 'M*A*S*H' actress Judy Farrell, was cast as Lee Miglin, another who perished at the hands of Cunanan.
Miglin was 72, when he was found dead in his Chicago garage on May 4, 1997.
'Transparent' actress Judith Light plays Miglin's wife, Marilyn Miglin.
Marilyn, center is shown grieving a few days later at a news conference with her son, Duke Miglin, and her daughter, Marlena Miglin Craig.
'Sons of Anarchy' actor Jon Jon Briones with his wife, singer-actress Megan Johnson Briones at the Tony Awards in 2017, plays Cunanan's father, Modesto Cunanan.
Modesto is shown with his son in an undated photo.