We all know Richard Rankin as, well, Richard Rankin. Yet, that wasn’t the name he was given at birth. Why did the Outlander actor change his name?. Richard Rankin was actually given the name Richard Harris when he was born. Harris is his father’s surname. Eventually, the actor took on his mother’s maiden name as a professional one, but why would he do that?
During Outlander Season 4, we were introduced to Roger’s ability to sing. That’s continued throughout the series, but is it Richard Rankin’s own voice?. In the books, Roger has a beautiful singing voice. We’ve seen that in the show, too. It really started in Outlander Season 4, but became more prominent in Season 5 before Roger was hanged. There was a moment in Season 6 where he sang again, showing that his voice (and mind) has healed from the trauma.
'Outlander' Season 6: Sophie Skelton & Richard Rankin on Fraser's Ridge and Brianna and Roger's Journey
Adapted from the best-selling books by Diana Gabaldon, the Starz drama series Outlander, now in its sixth season and drawing from the sixth book A Breath of Snow and Ashes, sees Claire (Caitriona Balfe) and Jamie (Sam Heughan) navigating colonial America in the home they’ve built together at Fraser’s Ridge. As happens in any community, the larger it grows, the more conflict that arises and the more division that it creates, and you find yourself left to decide whether you can continue to maintain peace or you have to fight to defend your land and family.
“Outlander” stars Richard Rankin and Sophie Skelton are dishing on Season 6!. The two told “Extra” that their characters Roger and Brianna are “the strongest we’ve seen them as a couple.”
Outlander‘s stirring up drama in its sixth season, but for two characters on Fraser’s Ridge, things are relatively light in comparison to their past obstacles, and that would be Brianna (Sophie Skelton) and Roger Mackenzie (Richard Rankin). Following the first two episodes, it would seem that their biggest...
Watch: "Outlander": Sophie Skelton and Richard Rankin ANSWER Fan Q's!. It turns out big TV stars get in trouble at work sometimes, too!. Sophie Skelton and Richard Rankin, stars of Outlander on STARZ, sat down with E! News for an exclusive interview, in which they both revealed that they're not always the most behaved on set.
Sophie Skelton and Richard Rankin say Roger and Brianna are 'calm amongst the chaos' in Outlander season 6
Brianna Fraser Mackenzie (Sophie Skelton) may have inherited her father's temper, but this season, she'll be the one keeping things steady on Outlander. Brianna and Roger (Richard Rankin) have faced their fair share of drama over the years — from assault to kidnappings to a hanging that found Roger barely escaping with his life. But for once, they're going to get a little peace.
When Roger Wakefield (Richard Rankin), now Roger MacKenzie, first went through the stones in Season 4 of Outlander, he was ill-prepared for life in the 18th century. True, he was a history professor, but coming from the 1960s, he had no clue how to farm, hunt or even fish when he arrived in the New World.