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.
Heughan has performed on stage, screen and film. His most recent project has landed him a role on the BBC soap opera "Doctors," as Scott Neilson. In 2010, Heughan was nominated for a British Soap Award for Villian of the Year for this role. He has also had roles on the TV series "River City," "Island at War," "The Wild West," "Midsomer Murders," "Party Animals," "Rebus" and, most recently, "Any Human Heart" as Lieutenant McStay for Carnival Film and TV Ltd. His TV movie credits include "Breaking the Mould" for BBC Television and "A Very British Sex Scandal" for Channel 4.
Heughan has also had time on the big screen, appearing in the short "Small Moments," and the feature films "Alexander the Great from Macedonia" and "Emulsion."
On stage, Heughan has performed at a variety of theatres in productions of The Twits, Romeo and Juliet, The Vortex, Hamlet, Macbeth, The Pearl Fisher, A Plague Over England, The Talented Mr. Ripley and Amphibians. At the Royal Scottish Academy, Heughan starred in productions of Crime & Punishment, Romeo and Juliet, The Seagull, and Prometheus Bound. Heughan will soon begin rehearsal for a new production of Batman Live.