Francis Magee
General Information
Gender: Male
Birthday: June 26, 1959
Age: 61
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Nationality: Irish
Other Information
Hair Color: Black & Grey
Eye Color: Blue
Height: 6'1
Occupation(s): Actor (1993-present)
Series Information
Character: Victor Rodenmaar Jr. and Victor Rodenmaar Sr.
First appearance: House of Secrets / House of Attitude / House of the Blackbird / House of Dares / House of Lies (Victor Rodenmaar Jr.)
House of Yesterday / House of Victory (Victor Rodenmaar Sr.)
Last appearance: The Touchstone of Ra (Victor Rodenmaar Jr.)
House of Traps / House of Stakes (Victor Rodenmaar Sr.)

Francis Magee is an Irish actor best known for playing the role of Liam in the long running British soap opera called Eastenders. He has also appeared in numerous television shows and feature films including Sahara (2005), Layer Cake (2004) and The Calling (2000). He played the part of Ordgar, the Housecarl who led the Crowhurst contingent, in 1066 The Battle for Middle Earth (2009), a remarkable reconstruction of the year of the three battles from the Saxon perspective. He also played King Saul in History Channel's special series, The Bible (2013). He had a main role in the new Magners advert.

He portrays the role of Victor Rodenmaar Jr, the son of Victor Rodenmaar Sr, who he also portrayed at the same time.

View the Francis Magee Gallery.

Francis Magee as King Saul in The Bible series



Year Show Role
1994 99-1 Balaclava
1993-1995 EastEnders Liam
1996 A Touch of Frost Rod Bainbridge
1997 Where the Heart Is Joe Bevan
1997 Drovers' Gold Irish
2000 The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries Castries
2000 The Knock Hagan
2001 In a Land of Plenty Trevor Michaels
2001 Down to Earth Davey
2001 Cold Feet Daz
2002 Ultimate Force Lofty
2003 Footballer's Wives DC Simmonds
2003 Buried Ronaldo
2003 In Deep Ronnie Sharkey
2003 Born and Bred James Falkner
2003 Family Pat Bishop
2004 Shadow Play Mr. Trimby
2004 Hustle Journalist
2004 Bad Girls Rob Skelton
2004 The Royal Alex Heath
2005 Waking the Dead Gordon Christie
1996-2005 Heartbeat Ken Rawson
2004-2006 No Angels Leslie McManus
2006 Murphy's Law Detective Chief Superintendent Warren
2006 Pulling Eileen's Bloke
2006-2007 New Street Law Frank Halcroft
2007 Peep Show Russell
2008 City of Vice Saunders Welch
2008 Honest Quentin
2001-2008 Holby City Barry Carter / Barry Hughes
2008 Survivors Callum Brown
1997-2008 The Bill David Crossley
2009 1066 Ordgar
2009 True Horror Vlad the Impaler / Scribe
2010 Inspector George Gently Chief Constable Lilley
2011 Zen Giulio
1998-2011 Casualty Tony Norris
2000-2011 Doctors DI Lorenzo Morris
2011 Midsomer Murders Smudgepot
2011 The Body Farm Barney Quinn
2011 The Fades Dr. Tremlett
2011-2012 Game of Thrones Yoren
2012 DCI Banks Arthur Jameson
2012 Misfits Dan
2013 The Bible Saul
2011-2013 House of Anubis Victor Rodenmaar Jr. / Victor Rodenmaar Sr.
2013 Strike Back O'Riordan
2016 The Coroner George James


Year Movie Role
1995 The Hurting Wease
1997 Painted Lady Driver
1998 Driven Dr McRayer
1998 Still Crazy Hockney
1999 All the King's Men Able seaman
2000 Britannic Reilly
2000 Don Quixote Ginesillo de Parapilla
2000 Undertaker's Paradise
2000 The Calling Carmac
2001 The Bombmaker O'Keefe
2002 Stranded Pickles
2002 Butterfly Man Joey
2003 I'll Sleep When I'm Dead Algar, Foreman
2003 Alibi Sgt. Powell
2003 Holy Cross Flag Man
2004 Layer Cake Paul the Boatman
2005 The Slavery Business: How to Make a Million from Slavery Captain Rollins
2005 Sahara Fuse Cutter
2005 Trafalgar Battle Surgeon William Beatty
2005 Lenny Blue Connor
2006 A Harlot's Progress James Dalton
2008 The Crew Dermot
2009 London River Inspector anglais
2009 Perrier's Bounty Hank
2010 Cemetery Junction Mr. Pearson
2012 Worried About the Boy Jerry O'Dowd
2010 Brighton Rock Pavement Photographer
2010 Amphibious Creature of the Deep Jimmy Kudrow
2013 Hammer of the Gods Ulric
2014 Glory Days Jake Murphy
2014 Jimmy's Hall (filming)
2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Corporal Jav Mefran (Grizzly Rebel)


Year Short Role
2009 The Last Breath Paul Kelvin
2011 If You Have No Place to Cry Luis
2015 Locust Alan Dwyer
2017 The Last Lighthouse Keeper (post-production) Tom
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