Outlander Season 2: Mother Hildegarde is Cast!

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Mother Hildegarde is the Mother Superior in charge of the Paris Le' Hospital de Agnes where Claire spends a lot of time on Outlander Season 2.

Today Outlander announced via Twitter that Tony-award winning actress Frances de la Tour will be taking form as Mother Hildegarde. Her dog, Bouton, who is her constant companion in the book Dragonfly in Amber, had previously been cast. They think of everything!

Francis de la Tour

de la Tour is the latest addition to Season 2, as the cast continues to grow for the new direction, which will have Jamie and Claire in France attempting to stop the Jacobite uprisings and all of the unnecessary deaths that come as a result.

Laurence Dobiesz has joined as Black Jack's gentle brother, Alex, while Margaux Chatelier has been cast as Jamie's ex-girlfriend, Annalise de Marillac.

Elsewhere:

  • Marc Duret will be playing Monsieur Joseph Duverney.
  • Dominique Pinion joined as Master Raymond.
  • Stanley Weber will take on Le Compte St. Germain.
  • And Robert Cavanah will be Jared Fraser.

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Outlander Quotes

Jamie: I couldna look at ye and keep my hands from ye, nor be near ye and not want ye.
Claire: Is that how you felt the first time we lay together?
Jamie: It's always been forever for me, Sassenach.

Sex was our bridge back to one another. The one place where we always met. Whatever obstacles presented themselves during the day or night, we could seek out and find each other again in bed. As long as we had that, I had faith that everything would work out.

Claire voiceover about Frank