First Look at Sam Heughan as Jaime Fraser in 'Outlander'

First Look at Sam Heughan as Jaime Fraser in ‘Outlander’

Jaime Fraser Outlander

Attention fans of Diana Gabaldon’s best-selling book series! Here’s your first look at actor Sam Heughan playing the charming Scottish warrior Jaime Fraser in Starz’s adaptation of popular novels.

For those of you not versed in the Outlander series, Jaime woos the married Claire Randell (Caitriona Balfe), who has suddenly jumped back in time to 1743. She is originally from 1943 where she’s  a combat nurse.

Starz’s Outlander is an adaptation of Gabaldon’s best-selling book series of the same name (the first book is re-titled as Cross Stitch in the UK). Equal parts romance, historical, and fantasy, the series began with Outlander in 1991 and  continues with Written in My Own Heart’s Blood

The the first of Outlander‘s 16 episodes will air starting in 2014.

  • Clare
    October 30, 2013 at 5:25 pm

    Yes Outlander Fans are impatiently awaiting the series on Starz in 2014. Diana Gabaldon herself said Sam Heughan IS Jamie and the chemistry between him and Caitriona Balfe (Claire) is steamy. If you haven’t read the Books yet, you should do it before the series starts they are not to be missed.