Who is Harriet Slater? (Where have you seen the Outlander prequel actress?)

Harriet Slater has joined the cast of Outlander: Blood of My Blood as Ellen MacKenzie. Where have you seen the actress before?

Harriet Slater, Outlander: Blood of My Blood
Harriet Slater, Outlander: Blood of My Blood /

Outlander: Blood of My Blood has found its Ellen MacKenzie. Harriet Slater will take on the role of Jamie’s mom in the prequel series.

Of course, while the show is in production, you’ll want to know more about the actress cast in this pivotal role. Where else have you seen her? What can you watch her in to get an idea of what to expect from her as the prequel series starts?

Watch Harriet Slater in Pennyworth, Belgravia spin-off, and more

You can watch the young actress in a few shows and movies before Outlander: Blood of My Blood. While she only started acting professionally on TV in 2018, according to her IMDb, she has made a strong start.

Her first role was as Verity in the short Stretching the Play. She then went onto play Scarlett in another short called Happy New Year.

Slater is no stranger to period dramas. Fans of the rebooted All Creatures Great and Small may recognize Slater as Brenda in one episode back in 2020. She currently plays Clara Trenchard in Belgravia: The Next Chapter.

Slater has also taken on a major leading female role. She played Sandra Onslow in Pennyworth opposite Jack Bannon’s Alfred. Yes, Sandra is Alfred’s love interest in the series.

Upcoming projects as well as Outlander: Blood of My Blood

Slater has two other upcoming projects. Well, there are three if you want to include the episodes of Belgravia: The Next Chapter that haven’t aired yet, but we’re not counting them.

There are very few details of the two other projects that Slater will be involved in. Tarot is reportedly completed, but there are no character details. She’ll play April Becker in The Haunting of Wicker Park, which is currently in post-production.

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