Sam Heughan facts: Jamie from Outlander actor’s whiskey, wife, and will he be the next James Bond?

The Scottish actor has returned to our screens in the hugely popular Outlander series.

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Since first appearing as Jamie in Outlander Season 1, the now 41-year-old has won the hearts of fans all over the world.

Outlander Season 6 star Sam Heughan with his whiskey brand The Sassenach (Sam Heughan social media)

The Balmaclellan lad has also released his own whisky, created the My Peak Challenge – and been tipped to be the next James Bond.

Here’s everything you need to know about Sam Heughan.

Sam Heughan The Sassenach whiskey price, and how to buy

Sam Heughan in Outlander Season 6 (Outlander Starz)

It is a blended Scotch whisky, inspired by Highland landscapes and of course Outlander itself.

With flavors of butterscotch, citrus, and warming spices, the whiskey has won awards and quickly became a bestseller.

Outlander star Sam Heughan with his bestie Graham McTavish filming Men In Kilts (Sam Heughan social media)

Does Sam Heughan have a wife or girlfriend?

Sam Heughan is not married, and it’s believed he is currently single.

The actor has previously been linked to MacKenzie Mauzy (Into The Woods) and Amy Shiels (Twin Peaks).

Though some fans “ship” Heughan with his Outlander co-star Caitriona Balfe, they are just good friends.

Heughan has previously spoken about finding it difficult to juggle a relationship with his busy work schedule.

He told The Inquirer: “Relationships are hard when you’re working in Scotland 10 months a year.

“I travel a lot and any downtime I have, I’m trying to do other projects, so very much, my career comes first.”

However, there’s always the great bromance between Heughan and his former Outlander co-star Graham McTavish.

Is Sam Heughan the next James Bond 007? What has Sam Heughan said about playing Bond?

In the wake of Daniel Craig’s final Bond film No Time To Dierumors have been raging as to who will play 007 next.

For a long time, Sam Heughan has been suggested for the iconic role.

If chosen, he would be the first Scottish actor to play Bond since the late Sir Sean Connery.

Heughan, who had auditioned for Casino Royale in 2005, said he would “jump” at the opportunity.

Speaking to PA, he said: “I think it’s an incredible franchise and a great character, so of course I would jump at it.”

The actor is among the favorites to play 007, alongside the likes of Richard Madden, Rege-Jean Page, and Henry Cavill.

What other films and TV shows has Sam Heughan starred in?

Sam Heughan trained in acting at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow.

His first television roles included River City, Midsomer Murders, and Doctors. In the 2000s, he appeared in TV movies A Very British Sex Scandal and A Christmas Princess.

But Heughan got his big break when he was cast as Jamie Fraser in Outlander back in 2014.

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George Holan

George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.

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