Outlander Starz. Sam Heughan And Jamie Fraser Are Very Similar. Don’t you think so?
1.- As Jamie Fraser, Sam Heughan is Scottish. He was born on 30 April 1980, in New Galloway, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.
2.- Of course, he is not a warrior. He studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) in Glasgow.
3.- However, he has played other romantic roles. For example in 2011, he played Prince Ashton in the Hallmark Channel film A Princess for Christmas.
4.- The same as Jamie Fraser, he is a brave tough man. In 2012, he made the news for his assistance in a real-life citizen’s arrest!
5.- In fact, both, actor and character are fantastic. Heughan was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for Most Promising Performer in 2003 for his performance in the play Outlying Islands, performed at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs.
6.- In 2013, when he was cast as Jamie Fraser on the Starz period drama series Outlander. Diana Gabaldon, author of Outlander books, said, “Oh. My. God. That man is a Scot to the bone and Jamie Fraser to the heart. Having seen Sam Heughan not just act, but be Jamie, I feel immensely grateful to the production team for their painstaking attention to the soul of the story and characters.”
7.- He has work on other TV shows including: Island at War, River City, The Wild West, Midsomer Murders, Party Animals, Rebus, Doctors, and Any Human Heart.
8.- In 2011 and 2012, he starred as Batman in the touring stage show Batman Live.
Outlander is a British-American TV show based on the historical time travel Outlander series of novels by Diana Gabaldon. It was created by Ronald D. Moore and produced by Left Bank Pictures for Starz. Outlander began its first run of 16 episodes on August 9, 2014. On August 15, 2014, Starz renewed the series for a second season of at least 13 episodes