Victor McGuire

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Victor McGuire
Born (1964-03-17) 17 March 1964 (age 53)
Tuebrook, Liverpool, England
Nationality English
Occupation Actor
Years active 1983–present

Victor McGuire (born 17 March 1964 in Tuebrook, Liverpool is an English actor perhaps best known for playing Jack Boswell in series 1–3, 5-7 of Carla Lane's Bread, Ron Wheatcroft in series 1-6 of Goodnight Sweetheart and its 2016 one off episode and Sean Hughes' neighbour Tony in Sean's Show ("the kind of guy you can ask to build you a shed").

McGuire appeared as Gary, of the pair of thieves in Guy Ritchie's Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.

He has also appeared in a number of TV programmes, including Dalziel and Pascoe, Casualty and 2point4 Children. He played the character of Amos Hart in the West End musical Chicago and was Lazar Wolf in the West End production of Fiddler on the Roof at the Savoy Theatre. He later reprised the role of Amos Hart in the theatrical production of Chicago, in the Cambridge Theatre, London.

Since 2012 he appeared as security guard Ian in the Sky1 sitcom Trollied but left the show in 2017. His last appearance was in the Christmas special episode in December 2017.

McGuire is a supporter of Everton F.C.



Year Title Role Notes
2015 Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens Bar Patron
2013 Spike Island Security Guard
2012 The Woman in Black Gerald Hardy
2011 The Task Big Daddy
2007 Midsummer Madness Mike
2007 Dangerous Parking Harry
2006 The Black Dahlia Sgt. Bill Koenig
2005 Hellraiser: Hellworld Police Officer No. 1
2004 The Phantom of the Opera Piangi
2004 Suzie Gold Breakfast TV Editor
2003 A Changed Man
2002 Thunderpants Mr. Smash
2001 Redemption Road Ronald
1998 Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Gary
1995 Sorry About Last Night Michael


Year Title Role Notes
2016 Goodnight Sweetheart Ron Wheatcroft
2015 The Last Kingdom Oswald
2014 Doctors Steve Miles
2012-2017 Trollied Ian
2007 New Tricks Series 4.4 "Nine Lives" Peter Baker
2002 Being April Richard Main
2001-2002 Peak Practice Shaun Carter
2001 Comic Relief: Say Pants to Poverty Himself
2000 A Many Splintered Thing Luis Banks Main
1993-1999 Goodnight Sweetheart Ron Wheatcroft
1993-1995 Health and Efficiency Dr. Phil Brooke
1992-1993 Sean's Show Tony Benetti
1986-1991 Bread Jack Boswell

Video games[edit]

Video games
Year Title Role Notes
2015 Everybody's Gone to the Rapture Charlie Tate Voice role

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