Sam Heughan- An Actor, Who is Best Known For His Role as Jamie Fraser in the Series “Outlander”

Who is Sam Heughan?

Sam Heughan is a big name in the movies and entertainment industry. He is a professional actor, well-known to many as Jamie Fraser, the role he played in the series Outlander. This 39-year-old actor has been in the industry for more than 19 years.

Quick Facts 
Full NameSam Roland Heughan
Birth DateApril 30, 1980
Birth PlaceBalmaclellan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
MotherChrissie Heughan
BrotherCirdon Heughan
ZodiacTaurus
NationalityScottish
Net Worth$5 million
Primary SchoolKells Primary School
High SchoolJames Gillespie's High School
Rudolf Steiner School
Further EducationRoyal Conservatoire of Scotland

Bio

Sam Heughan was born on April 30, 1980, with the name Sam Roland Heughan in Balmaclellan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Heughan. His mother’s name is Chrissie Heughan, and the detail of his father is unknown. Sam was raised by his mother alone because his father left home when he was young. Furthermore, he has one sibling, a brother named Cirdon Heughan.

Sam’s star sign is Taurus. He is Scottish by Nationality.

Sam Heughan

Education

Heughan started his schooling from Kells Primary School in New Galloway. He then attended James Gillespie’s High School for a year and then transferred to Rudolf Steiner School. Furthermore, he attended the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and graduated in 2003.

Personal Information (Dating, Marriage, Kids)

Talking about his personal life, he is an unmarried man. Considering that he has not revealed anything about his love life, Sam is currently single.

Social Media

Sam Heughan has his personal Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts. His Instagram id is @samheughan. He has more than 2.1 million followers on Instagram. Furthermore, his Twitter id is @SamHeughan. He has more than 621.8 k followers on Twitter.

Sam Heughan Career

Before making acting his professional career, Sam started performing in various plays during his schooling years. He also appeared in a play titled Outlying Islands by David Grieg. For his performance in the play, he received a nomination for the Laurence Olivier Award for Most Promising Performer.

Sam Heughan

Movies

Sam started his movie career in 2001 with a short film titled Small Moments. He played the role of Edward McNally in the film A Very British Sex Scandal in 2007. Two years later, the actor played in the movie Breaking the Mould as Charles Fletcher. He then played the role of Alexander in the film Young Alexander the Great in 2010. In the same year, he played the role of Geoffrey “Boy” Wellum in the film First Light. In 2011, he played the role of Prince Ashton of Castlebury in the film A Princess For Christmas. Two years later, Heughan played the role of Ronny Maze in the movie Emulsion.

Furthermore, he played in the movie Heart of Lightness for the part of Lyngstrand. Two years later, he played in an Independent film titled When the Starlight Ends as Jacob. He then played the role of Sebastian Henshaw in the black comedy/ spy thriller film titled The Spy Who Dumped Me in 2018. He then played the role of Jimmy Dalton in the movie Bloodshot. Two of his films titled SAS: Red Notice and An Unquiet Life are in post-production

Television

Sam appeared in the miniseries titled Island at War in 2004, for the role of Philip Dorr in 5 episodes total. In 2005, he played the role of Andrew Murray in the series River City for 4 episodes in total. He then appeared in one episode of The Wild West in 2006 for the role of John Tunstall titled “Billy, the Kid.” In 2007, Heughan played roles in four series. Likewise, he played the role of Ian King in the episode of Midsomer Murders titled King’s Crystal. He then played the role of Adrian Chapple on BBC’s Party Animals in two episodes. In the same year, television film A Very British Scandal was broadcasted on Channel 4, where he played the role of Edward McNally. His final series in 2007 is Rebus, where he appeared in one episode as Peter Carr. The episode is titled Knots and Crosses.

Sam Heughan

Two years later, he played the role of Dr. Charles Fletcher in Television film Breaking the Mould: The Story of Penicillin. In 2009, he played the role of Scott Nielson in 21 episodes of Doctors. Furthermore, he played the role of Geoffrey ‘Boy’ Wellum in the television film broadcasted in BBC Two titled First Light in 2010. In the same year, he played the role of Lieutenant McStay in two episodes of the series Any Human Heart. Furthermore, he played the role of Prince Ashton of Castlebury in the television film A Princess for Christmas. The film was broadcasted on Hallmark Channel.

In 2014, he got the leading role of  Jamie Fraser in the series Outlander. The drama is of a historical genre based on a novel written by Diana Gabaldon and premiered on August 9, 2014, on Starz. His co-star in the series is Caitriona Balfe. He is playing the role to date. Furthermore, in 2018, he appeared in a program titled The Adventure Show on BBC Two Scotland channel. The episode is titled Take A Hike.

Awards

Sam has won a total of 9 awards to date, all for the series Outlander. Sam’s first award was the TV Guide Awards for the Favorite Duo with Caitriona Balfe in 2014. Furthermore, in 2015, he won The Anglophile Channel Awards for two categories, Favorite British Artist of the Year and Best Actor in a Television Series. In the same year, he won the EWwy Awards for the Best Actor in a Drama Series and Gold Derby TV Awards for the Drama Lead Actor category. He then won the Anglophile Channel Awards for two types; Favorite British Artist of the Year and Best Actor in a Television Series in 2016. Heughan then won the People’s Choice Awards in the Favorite Sci-Fi/ Fantasy TV Actor category in 2017. Two years later, Sam won the Saturn Awards for the Best Actor in a Television Series category.

Sam Heughan Net Worth

Sam is a big name in the entertainment industry with a high amount of popularity. His net worth is estimated to be around $5 million.

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