Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Clive Russell Joins the Outlander Season 2 Cast as Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat

Casting News:

Outlander Starz announced today that Clive Russell has been cast as Jamie's grandfather, Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat ("The Old Fox") in Season 2 of Outlander.

Clive Russell  was born December 7, 1945 in Reeth, England. He was raised in Fife, Scotland and is known for his notable Scottish accent.

He recently played Ser Brynden Tully in Season 3 of Game of Thrones (father to Edmure Tully, played by Outlander's own Tobias Menzies) and will be returning to GOT for Season 6 along with Menzies.

He has appeared in many films including The 13th Warrior, King Arthur, The Wolfman, Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, and Fighters Ballad. He has also appeared in Casualty, Coronation Street and Cracker (along with fellow Thrones actors Nicholas Blane, Liam Cunningham and Ron Donachie)

Welcome to the Outlander Clan, Mr. Russell!

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