Murphy will be receiving the Award of Inspiration from the Foundation for AIDS Research for his contributions to TV and film as well as his work in the fight against AIDS.
The black-tie event will be hosted by Gwyneth Paltrow and presented by Harry Winston and MAC Viva Glam. Event chairs are Aileen Getty, Kevin Huvane, and amfAR Chairman Kenneth Cole. The co-chairs include many of Murphy’s collaborators, including: Angela Bassett, Kathy Bates, Matt Bomer, Darren Criss, Jamie Lee Curtis, Brad Falchuk, Cuba Gooding Jr., Bryan Lourd, Lea Michele, Stevie Nicks, Amy Pascal, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Emma Roberts, Julia Roberts, Mark Ruffalo, Chloe Sevigny and Dana and Matt Walden.
Lady Gaga stars in “American Horror Story: Hotel,” which bows on FX on Oct. 7.