Sam Heughan was born in New Galloway, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, in 1980. He is an actor who studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (now the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) in Glasgow.
He was nominated for a 2003 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Most Promising Newcomer of 2002 for his performance in Outlying Islands performed at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs.
In 2009, Sam landed the role as semi-regular Scott Nielson the boyfriend of Nurse Cherry Malone and secret drug dealer in the BBC soap opera, Doctors.
Sam is currently playing Tennent's Lager creator Hugh Tennent in a series of adverts.
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“Either hes dead or my watch has stopped!”
—Robert Pirosh, U.S. screenwriter, George Seaton, George Oppenheimer, and Sam Wood. Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush (Groucho Marx)