What to Know About Sophie Skelton, the Actress Who Plays Brianna on Outlander

Sophie Skelton understands your feelings for her Outlander character, Brianna. Brianna, the daughter of Jamie (Sam Heughan) and Claire Fraser (Caitriona Balfe),

is noted for her short temper and strong opinions, prompting some fans to refer to her as a "brat." According to the blog Outlander Cast, Bree is the character that fans "most love to hate."

But 25-year-old Skelton is willing to defend Brianna until you are won over by her charm. "She's very hard to understand and misunderstood

 Skelton told Parade. When Brianna initially appeared in season 2, Skelton portrayed her as a "very guarded" teenager.

 Brianna now understands herself better and communicates more openly with others.

Bree confronts a new life phase in season 5 of Outlander, which premieres on February 16.

 Bree is raising her son in colonial North Carolina, a long cry from the 1960s United States she once knew.

 Plus, her father is ready to become involved in a pre-Revolutionary War conflict.

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