But it seems that Sam's huge popularity can often get "overwhelming" for the star. Chatting on a recent episode of the Just For Facts podcast with Alex Zine, Sam made a confession about his time on the show and his fans – and it might surprise you.
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"It's remarkable and it (Outlander) has this great fan base and I was totally unaware when I first got the job," he began, adding: "If I had known about the fan base I think I probably would've thought twice because it just would've been so overwhelming." We can't imagine anyone else playing Jamie!
He continued: "They're so loyal, we're so thankful that they followed us through this journey. They also not only support Outlander but any project we do, any charity, myself and my co-stars do, they support wholeheartedly and honestly we can't thank them enough."
The 41-year-old not only has a huge following from the show, but has a loyal fanbase on his social media profile - and his latest photo caused a bit of a stir among his fans.
Sam shared this recent photo much to his fans delight
Sam could be seen sat on a golf buggy and wearing biker boots and a headscarf. The actor looked ready for action in the snapshot and wrote in the caption: "Thinking of starting my own taxi service."
Suffice to say, Sam's fans were blown away by the photo. One person said in the comments: "Jesus Christ. Could you please turn down the sexy? It's lunchtime in Louisiana an' people're tryin' to eat!"
Another commented: "Name someone who would make a better taxi driver? I'll wait…" A third even cheekily wrote: "Looking good Sam. The seat next to you would never be empty."
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