Michael E. Rodgers (born May 8th, 1969 in Whitburn, West Lothian) is a Scottish actor who currently lives in Los Angeles. He played the role of Junior in Thomas and the Magic Railroad. He is best known for appearing in various television shows and movies, such as "Bones", "Gia", CSI: Miami", "Mysterious Ways", "Veronica Mars", and "The Patriot". He is also known for voicing Gabranth in the "Final Fantasy" game series.
- Junior was originally intended to be English in the original script of the film. After Rogers was cast for the role, Junior's nationality was changed to Scottish to reflect his heritage.