How much was Geillis Duncan star Lotte Verbeek paid for Outlander?

LOTTE VERBEEK is one of the more peripheral characters on Starz historical series Outlander but how much was she paid to play Geillis Duncan?

PUBLISHED: 13:00, Mon, Jan 4, 2021 | UPDATED: 13:32, Mon, Jan 4, 2021

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Starz series Outlander has become one of the most popular shows on the planet since it launched back in 2014. The show boasts a global fanbase consisting of readers of the original novels by Diana Gabaldon and newer die-hards who have fallen in love with the onscreen drama. Fans are curious to know more about the cast of the show including details about actress Lotte Verbeek who portrayed villain Geillis Duncan.

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How much was Geillis Duncan star paid for Outlander?

Dutch actress Verbeek joined Outlander in season one as the mysterious Gillis, whom Claire Fraser (played by Caitriona Balfe) encountered at Castle Leoch.

The two women formed a friendship and it transpired Geillis was a fellow time traveller with the pair later condemned as witches.

While Claire was saved by her husband Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), it was presumed Geillis had been killed.

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However, Geillis turned up in season three to be very much alive and living in Jamaica with plans to change the course of history and put Bonny Prince Charlie (Andrew Gower) on the Scottish throne.

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Lotte Verbeek played Geillis Duncan in OutlanderLotte Verbeek played Geillis Duncan in Outlander (Image: GETTY • SKY)

Lotte Verbeek was a recurring character in OutlanderLotte Verbeek was a recurring character in Outlander (Image: SKY)

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She was also resorting to dark means including rape and murder to achieve her aims - something which Claire and Jamie stopped to save Young Ian Murray (John Bell).

Although Geillis was more of a minor figure, she certainly made an impression on viewers during her time on Outlander - something which would have had a bearing on Verbeek’s salary.

Prior to landing the part of Verbeek had a big role in the series The Borgias playing Giulia Farnese, meaning she was already known to international audiences.

The role was her most high-profile part and as such would have impacted positively on her salary for Outlander, which came after this.

Lotte Verbeek is an Outlander fan-favouriteLotte Verbeek is an Outlander fan-favourite (Image: GETTY)

Television stars are also paid per episode they appear in and according to IMDb, Verbeek only featured in

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