Profile: Sam Heughan

Scotland

Sam Heughan was born April 30, 1980 in New Galloway, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. An accomplished stage and screen actor best known for Outlander (2014), A Princess for Christmas (2011), and A Very British Sex Scandal (2007). He is an active patron of Youth Theater Arts Scotland and Leukemia and Lymphoma Research. He graduated from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Sam Heughan won the BBC Anglo Fan Favourite Man of the Year for 2014 with 61% of the votes over David Tennant.

In 2013, Heughan was cast as Jamie Fraser on the Starz period drama series Outlander.

410 fans out of 661 fans (62%)  voted Jamie Fraser their favorite Outlander character on ScotsUSA.com

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