Richard Rankin is a Scottish actor. His acting career started in the late 2000s. He became more active the following decade. During this time he guest starred on the Scottish show Taggart. He then became known for his regular appearance on the Scottish sketch comedy show Burnistoun. He was on the said program from 2009 to 2012. More recently, he’s working on British shows, including The Crimson Field and Silent Witness. His first role on an American show was on American Odyssey. He then worked on the British show From Darkness and the miniseries Thirteen. Since 2016, he’s been playing the role of Roger Wakefield on the Starz series Outlander.