Travis Fimmel was born in Victoria, Australia in 1977. He dropped out of college and traveled for two and a half years, South East Asia, Europe. Settled down in London before moving to the US, where booker Paul Nelson immediately signed him to the modeling agency.
His agent got wind of the new Calvin Klein campaign, but travis was not too pleased with the idea of modeling underwear ... Glad he changed his mind ! He also appeared in two music videos, JLo's - I'm real - and Janet Jackson's - Someone to call my lover - both of which he described as being "cheesy" experiences. In 2002 he was named one of the world's sexiest Bachelors by People Magazine.
In 2003 Warner Bros casted Travis to play the title character in Tarzan an Jane. He has just finished filming the pilot of "Rocky Point" for WB, the network has ordered two additional scripts for possible mid-season pick-up.