Francis Magee (born 7 June 1959) is an Irish-Manx actor, who portrayed Liam Tyler in the long-running British soap opera EastEnders from 1993 to 1995. 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 reconstruction of the year of the three battles from the English perspective. Born in Dublin, Ireland, and raised on the Isle of Man, Magee worked as a fisherman before pursuing a career as an actor. Magee trained at the Poor School in London's King's Cross. During the 1980s he was the lead singer of Reading-based band Jo Jo Namoza. He had the role of Victor Rodenmaar in the Nickelodeon TV series House of Anubis. Magee also played Yoren, a member of the Night's Watch, in the first and second seasons of Game of Thrones on HBO. He played electronic musician The Orgazoid in an episode of Peep Show. He also appeared in the 2013 Magners Cider television ad Now is a Good Time.