Frances de la Tour, known for her portrayal of towering Beauxbatons headmistress/half-giantess Madame Maxime in the Harry Potter films, will play Mother Hildegarde in upcoming episodes of the Starz series, the network announced Tuesday.
Frances De La Tour is intelligent and commanding, which is why she’ll make a great Mother Hildegarde! #Outlander pic.twitter.com/2J9ZPeHflw
— Outlander (@Outlander_Starz) June 30, 2015
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Mother Hildegarde is the commanding Mother Superior of Paris’ L’Hopital des Anges.