Who plays Flora MacDonald in Outlander?

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Flora MacDonald turned up in Outlander Season 6, Episode 5. Want to know who the actress was to be able to follow her? Of course, you do. This is the Outlander way.

There was no way the series could skip over including Flora MacDonald in the story. Even if she is just there for an episode, the character is important in helping us understand why Jacobites would fight on the side of the Crown during the Revolutionary War.

Now you’ll want to know who the actress was who played the character. After all, it’s important to follow the cast members onto other projects to see them in different roles.

Shauna Macdonald plays Flora in Outlander

You’ll want to look out for Shauna Macdonald. Make sure you look out for the Scottish actress. There is a Canadian actress with the same name.

Shauna Macdonald is known best for one particular horror movie. She played Sarah Carter in The Descent, and she reprised that role in the sequel. Sarah was the main character who found herself trapped in a cave filled with people who had evolved into creatures that could survive in the depths of the caves.

She has also appeared in many other horror movies, including Mutant Chronicales and White Chamber. In fact, her role as Dr. Elle Chrysler in White Chamber led to her winning Best Actress as the Scottish BAFTAs

There are a few TV shows you can also watch. Look out for her as Agnes Muncie in Plain Sight, but you can also catch her as Dr. Wallace in The Cry.

Shauna has done a lot of work outside of acting, too. She is the co-artistic director of the Edinburg Youth Theatre. She has her own company called If In Doubt Shout, where she teaches public speaking classes.

Take a look at her full filmography so you can see her in other shows and movies outside of Outlander.

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