Sam Heughan

‘Outlander’ star Sam Heughan visit’s 'The IMDb Show' on January 13, 2020 in Santa Monica, California

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Sam Heughan is a Scottish actor, author, and producer. He attended the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow, Scotland. 

Heughan told Interview magazine that he was named after the Lord of the Rings character Samwise Gamgee.

Heughan’s body of work includes A Princess for Christmas and A Very British Sex Scandal. He is best known for his role as the chivalrous Scottish warrior Jamie Fraser on the Starz historical drama Outlander


  • Full name: Sam Roland Heughan
  • Age: 41 years old (Born on April 30, 1980)
  • Height: 6′ 3″
  • Hometown: Balmaclellan, United Kingdom
  • Net worth: $5.5 million

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