Outlander star Sam Heughan tipped for Golden Globes

Experts and fans both have Heughan in the running in the best TV drama actor category for his role as Jamie Fraser

After being named Radio Times TV Champion 2015 you might think there was nowhere left to go for Outlander star Sam Heughan, but it turns out there are one or two other awards out there that people still consider to be of some significance… so Sam and the Clan will be pleased to hear that he’s also being tipped for a Golden Globe for best actor, thanks to his performance as historical Highlands heartthrob Jamie Fraser.


Golden Derby, which pulls together industry and fan opinions and votes to come up with its predictions, has Sam sitting in second place in its overall leaderboard just behind Kevin Spacey (and above John Hamm), and while we don’t pretend to completely understand the quite-possibly-very-complicated algorithms that calculate that result, even we can see that the people think Sam will win, which is good enough for us…