The life of Robert Bruce, King of Scotland in the early 1300s, has now been transformed by Netflix into an tale of feudal loyalty and romance, with plenty of epic and gory battle scenes. Outlaw King follows Bruce's struggle to regain control of the country from King Edward I of England, by convincing his fellow Scottish noblemen to fight alongside him. It may have a few inaccuracies, but for the most part stays faithful to the true story.
The cast of Outlaw King may include some familiar faces, but many of the talented actors are newcomers just starting out in their careers - though you'd never know it from their performances. If you're wondering where you recognize people from Outlaw King, here is a complete list of the talented actors associated with the show, and the American, British, and Australian shows and movies they've previously worked on. Coincidentally, several of the cast members have actually worked together before.
Lorne MacFadyen met a tragic end as Neil Bruce, brother of Robert Bruce, in Outlaw King.
Fans may have also seen MacFadyen as Dr. Calder in The Little Stranger, as Phil Wilkinson in the show Grantchester, or as Angus Tulloch in the show Shetland.
Chis Fulton played Euan Bruce in Outlaw King, one of the four Bruce brothers. He was the only one who survived to fight alongside Robert in the final battle of the film.
Though Fulton may not have a long list of acting credits under his belt yet, viewers may have seen him as Charlie Lamont-Smith in the TV show Clique or as Jay on the mini-series Retribution.
Jack Greenlees played one of the four Bruce brothers, Alexander, in Outlaw King. His time was short, as he was the first of the brothers to be killed in the initial fighting.
Like many of his cast mates on Outlaw King, Greenlees has done a few episodes of Shetland and In Plain Sight, and also had a small part as a Resistance Evacuation Officer in 2017's Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
In Outlaw King, Sam Spruell played the cold and intimidating Aymer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke. As right-hand man to the Prince of Wales, he had a large role in the leadership of the English Army as they were assembled and led to fight Robert Bruce and his men.
Viewers may recognize Spruell as Jack McVitie from 2015's Legend, or as Oleg Malankov in Taken 3. He also had a small part in The Martian.