Travis Fimmel (born 15 July 1979) is an Australian actor and former model who is currently based in the United States. He then became the first male in the world to secure a six-figure deal to model exclusively for Calvin Klein for a year. in 2008, he portrayed a murderer in Restraint (with True Blood’s Stephen Moyer) and a party boy in Surfer, Dude (with Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson). The film went on to win awards for Best Cinematography, Best Special Effects and Best Supporting Actress (Packed to the Rafter’s Jessica Marais) at the British Horror Film Festival. Fimmel’s TV profile received a boost when he starred opposite Patrick Swayze in cable network A&E’s 2009 series, The Beast (screened in Australia on ABC2). Fimmel depicted a dangerous man on the run after a murderous rampage, tracked down by a team of US marshals who later try to enlist his help in nabbing a serial killer.