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Sam Heughan stars in "Outlander" on Starz as Jamie Fraser.

A graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Sam Heughan was a 2003 nominee for the Laurence Olivier Award for Most Promising Performance for his work in the program. Last year, he originated the role of Batman in the DC/Warner Brothers and Waterlane production of "Batman Live," an international tour which opened at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles and went on to tour in South America and throughout Europe.

In 2010, Heughan was nominated for a British Soap Award for Villain of the Year for his role as Scott Neilson in the BBC soap opera "Doctors." He has also had roles in a range of UK television series including, "River City," "Island at War," "The Wild West," "Midsomer Murders," and, most recently, "Any Human Heart" as Lieutenant McStay. His TV movie credits include BBC's "Breaking the Mould," Channel 4's "A Very British Sex Scandal" and BBC2's "First Light." He was nominated for a Grace Award for his performance as Prince Ashton, the son of Sir Roger Moore, in "A Princess for Christmas" for Hallmark Channel.

Heughan's film credits include the short film "Small Moments" and the feature films "Alexander the Great from Macedonia" and "Emulsion." He will also be seen in the film "Heart of Lightness."

On stage, Heughan has performed at a variety of theaters in such productions as "King John," "Romeo and Juliet," "The Vortex," "Hamlet," "Macbeth," "The Talented Mr. Ripley" and more. At the Royal Scottish Academy, Heughan starred in productions including "Crime & Punishment," "The Seagull," and "Prometheus Bound."

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Age: 33 years old
Birthday: April 30, 1980
Height: 6' 3"
Birthplace: New Galloway, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, UK

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