Victor Burke

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Victor Burke
Born Victor Burke
1980 (age 37–38)
Dublin, Ireland
Occupation Actor
Years active –present

Victor Burke is an Irish-born actor, voiceover artist, and screenwriter from Dublin. He is also a fluent Irish language speaker.

He made his stage debut at Dublin's Abbey Theatre, aged 13, in The Devils Disciple. He went on to become a well-established actor in Ireland by playing the character of Wayne Molloy in soap opera Fair City for more than seven seasons in his first spell in the show. He returned to the show in 2009.

As one of Ireland's leading voiceover artists, in 2002 he was the official voice of Compaq Computers worldwide for both radio and TV commercials.

His stage credits include The Last Apache Reunion, The Plough and The Stars, MacBeth, and Tarry Flynn. Victor also starred in Seán O'Casey's Juno and the Paycock at the Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh. He is also a screenwriter with several screenplays currently in development.[1]

Filmography[edit]

  • 8.5 Hours (2008) as Eoin
  • Welcome to September (2005) as Drew McCullough
  • Northern Lights (2000) as Leading Male
  • Saving Private Ryan (1998) as Soldier on the Beach
  • Homeboy (1997) as Homeboy (Michael)

Television[edit]

  • Rasaí na Gaillimhe TG4 2009 Irish language comedy/drama
  • Butterfly Collectors (1999) (TV) as Liam
  • Fair City (1988–1996)(2009–Present) RTÉ TV series as Wayne Molloy (The character reappeared after Burke's departure, though played by another actor)

Video games[edit]

... aka Den lengste reisen: Drømmefall (Norway: dubbed version) ... aka Drømmefall: Den lengste reisen (Norway: PC version)

Awards[edit]

Burke received the Award for Best Actor in a Short Film at the Edinburgh Film Festival for his critically acclaimed role in Turnaround.[2]

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