‘Outlander’: Caitriona Balfe Teases Co-Star Sam Heughan About One of His Quirks on Set

Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan will play the loving couple Claire and Jamie Fraser on it Outlander. The two have become good friends over the years. And behind the scenes, they share a friendly feast that fans won’t see.

In a recent interview with a Outlander co-stars Tom Downie and David Berry, Heughan described one of his always-quilting quilts. And he suggested that Balfe is usually the first to make fun of him.

'Outlander' stars Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe
‘Outlander’ stars Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images

Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe often share the friendly feast on social media

Balfe and Heughan have worked closely together for nearly six years. And along with being co-stars, the two are now co-producers going forward Outlander. So it’s no surprise that they are now good friends who have no issue taking the mickey apart.

In April, for Heughan’s 40th birthday, Balfe shared a celebratory message and alerted him to his age. “Happy birthday to this silly man,” she tweeted. “Hope you found the nose trimmer and Zimmer frame I sent you !!! Lots of love you tele-wifie @SamHeughan # Big4Oooh. ”

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Meaning Heughan is getting older, Balfe mentioned Zimmer’s nose and frame hair trimmer – a four-legged walker that seniors often use to help with mobility.

The ‘Outlander’ stars will always have each other’s backs

Heughan and Balfe have a special relationship, which translates as believable on-screen chemistry. In an interview with Gold derby, Heughan Balfe praised and expressed their mutual support at all times.

“She’s intelligent, she’s very understanding but very kind, and she’s always very caring too,” he said. “So I think I’m so lucky – the most important part of this is to trust and be behind each other.”

Outlander Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan
‘Outlander’ stars Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan Photos by Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty

While they are very professional when it comes to their trades, the two are also honing behind the scenes. “We’re fools you know, we laugh a lot, we talk rubbish,” said Heughan. “We are very childish. But it’s good to have her – I wouldn’t be more grateful to have such a good co-star. ”

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Caitriona Balfe mocks Sam Heughan about one particular quirk on the ‘Outlander’ set

When they talk to Downie and Berry for theirs Outcasts podcast, Heughan noted the great effort he puts into filming the Outlander fighting scenes. But during the fight scenes, it tends to squeeze. And that’s one quirk that Balfe won’t let go of the hook.

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“I get a lot of attention Outlander with Caitriona because in fight scenes I make a lot of noises, ”said Heughan. “It simply came to our notice then. It helps the other actor to know when you are going to beat them. But it’s a problem because you’re starting to go too far with it. And I tend to do it all. “

Heughan and Balfe are getting ready to start filming season 6 of Outlander early 2021.

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