Travis Fimmel is an Australian actor and former model popular for his performances in the TV series ‘The Beast’ and the movie ‘Warcraft.’
Date of birth
Travis Fimmel was born on July 15, 1979, near Echuca, Victoria in Australia.
Family and Early life
He was raised on a dairy farm in Lockington. He is the youngest of three sons born to Jennie, a recreation officer for the disabled, and Chris, a cattle farmer.
Travis Fimmel has been linked with several women throughout his career. His rumored girlfriends include his ‘Warcraft’ co-star Paula Patton.
Not yet established.
Travis Fimmel’s modeling career began when he was spotted at a gym in Hawthorn, a suburb in the Melbourne, by a talent scout for Chadwick Models agency.
Soon he moved to the US to pursue his passion. A broke and barefooted Travis walked into the office of LA Models in 2002, and was signed on the spot. He then secured a six-figure deal to model exclusively for Calvin Klein for a year. He modeled CK's Crave men's fragrance campaign and the brand's famous underwear.
It did not take long for the good-looking young man to become the most in-demand male model in the world. He was named one of the world's sexiest bachelors by America's People magazine in 2002. He appeared on various magazine covers like France's ‘Numero Homme’ and America's ‘TV Guide.
In 2003, he appeared on top-rating American TV shows including ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’, ‘Live with Regis and Kathie Lee’, ‘The Sharon Osbourne Show’, MTV's ‘Total Request Live’ and entertainment TV news program ‘Extra’.
He also appeared in a video clip for Janet Jackson's ‘Someone to Call My Lover’, and in Jennifer Lopez's ‘I'm Real’.
A well-established model by now, he decided to pursue acting as well. He studied acting under Ivana Chubbuck and landed the title lead in Warner Bros 2003 TV series ‘Tarzan’, in which he did most of his own stunts. He played a diverse spectrum of characters on both the small and big screens in the coming years.
In 2005, he appeared in ‘Rocky Point’ with Lauren Holly, and in 2006 he starred in the Fox movie ‘Southern Comfort’ with Madeleine Stowe.
He portrayed a murderer in ‘Restraint’ in 2008, and a party boy in ‘Surfer, Dude’ with Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. In 2010, he played a compassionate cowboy in ‘Pure Country 2: The Gift’, and a forensic photographer in Australian horror movie ‘Needle’, alongside Ben Mendelsohn.
Travis Fimmel portrayed a classical pianist in ‘Ivory’, an independent film that was an official selection in the 2010 Montreal World Film Festival and the Strasbourg International Film Festival.
|Born||15th July, 1979|
|Home City||Lockington, Victoria, Australia|