How Well Do You Know Sam Heughan?

To celebrate the birthday of the man who brought Jamie Fraser to life, let’s put on our stalker pants and see how well you know Sam Heughan! Take note of your right answers! But no cheating! Stay off Wikipedia and Google!

tumblr_ojoxf7SWQi1tcc87zo1_400.gif1. Let’s start with an easy one, where in Scotland was Sam born?

  1. Bydekirk
  2. Balmaclellan
  3. Borgue
  4. Beattock


2. How many times did he audition for parts in Game of Thrones?

  1. 7
  2. 2
  3. 6
  4. 5


3. What movie genre does Sam like the best?

  1. Historical
  2. Action Thrillers
  3. Comedies
  4. Sci-fi



4. What kind of home did Sam grow up in?

  1. A split level in the suburbs
  2. A castle
  3. A stone house in a village
  4. An apartment building


5. For whom was Sam named for?

  1. Samwise Gamgee from The Lord of the Rings
  2. Sam Warner of Warner Bros Studios
  3. Samuel, the Biblical prophet
  4. Samuel Clemens, who wrote under the pen name ‘Mark Twain’


6. What superhero did Sam once play?

  1. Superman
  2. Aquaman
  3. Ironman
  4. Batman


7. What is Sam qualified to teach?

  1. Gaelic
  2. Fencing
  3. Horseback Riding
  4. Archery


8. How does Sam go the extra mile while playing Jamie?

  1. He doesn’t wear anything under his kilt
  2. He sleeps outside or in the stables during filming
  3. He doesn’t bathe
  4. He sews his own clothes with the costume director


9. What Outlander character has he said he would want to play if he wasn’t Jamie?

  1. Dougal Mackenzie
  2. Black Jack Randall
  3. Roger Wakefield
  4. Murtagh Fraser


10. What show is Sam’s favorite to binge watch?

  1. Ultimate Fighter
  2. Game of Thrones
  3. Doctor Who
  4. Ninja Warrior


11. Who is the only historical royal Sam has played on film?

  1. King John
  2. Alexander the Great
  3. Prince Hamlet
  4. Henry VIII


12. What actor does Sam Admire the most?

  • Ian McKellen
  • Sean Connery
  • Liam Neeson
  • Anthony Hopkins


13. What is Sam’s favorite American football team?

  • Browns
  • Patriots
  • Seahawks
  • Cowboys


14. What Shakespeare play does Sam want to eventually act in?

  • MacBeth
  • Hamlet
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • King Lear


15. What did Sam do when he first found out he got the part of Jamie Fraser?

  • Went to dinner with Diana Gabaldon
  • Immediately booked sword lessons
  • Went out to the pub with friends
  • Bought and read all the Outlander books


16. What characters were Sam’s two horses really named during filming?

  1. Beast and Aladdin
  2. Sleepy and Pinocchio
  3. Sebastian and Charming
  4. Prince and Willow


17. What was the name of the prince Sam played in the Hallmark Movie A Princess for Christmas?

  1. Ashton
  2. Aston
  3. Adam
  4. Alan


18. What is on Sam’s bucket list?

  1. To win a Nobel Prize for his charity work
  2. To become a master horseman
  3. To climb Mount Everest
  4. To get a college degree in Scottish history


19. Which survivalist does Sam admire?

  1. Bear Grylls
  2. Les Stroud
  3. David Canterbury
  4. Ray Mears


20. What is Sam’s best feature?

  1. His eyes
  2. His ripped bod
  3. His smile
  4. His kilted knees


Did you keep track of your answers? Good! Check yours with the facts and tally up your points. Each correct answer gets you one point!

  1. Balmaclellan
  2. 7 times! Good thing he didn’t get cast, or we might have a different Jamie!
  3. Sci-fi. He’s a huge fan!
  4. Kenmure Castle
  5. Samwise Gamgee – one of the best friends in literature
  6. Batman!
  7. Fencing! No surprise there.
  8. Nothing under kilt 😉
  9. Black Jack. Can you imagine?
  10. Ultimate fighter
  11. Alexander the Great
  12. Anthony Hopkins
  13. The Seahawks! He says he wants to see them play.
  14. MacBeth
  15. He had a pint at the pub
  16. Sleepy and Pinocchio
  17. Prince Ashton
  18. He wants to climb Mt. Everest
  19. Bear Grylls
  20. All of the above!

Tally up your points? Lets see how well you know Sam!


0-5 Points – You’re a true Outlander fan, but no Sam Stalker!


6-11 Points – Wow! Someone follows Sam on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and on set…


12-20 Points – You must be Sam, his mom, or maybe a cast member? Let us know!!

PS. Sam Heughan, if you read this, I pink promise I’m not a crazy person. Mostly.

Have fun? We have plenty of other Outlander themed posts, articles, and quizes HERE.

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7 thoughts on “How Well Do You Know Sam Heughan?

  1. Valerie says:

    Have to admit I guessed at couple answers but Black Jack was a surprise, Sleepy and Pinocchio and lastly on #20 I chose smile. But guess 17 wasn’t too bad. Thanks for allowing me to play.

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