Travis was born in Dallas, Texas on August 3rd, 1981. He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1999 and then made the short drive to Fort Worth to study theatre at Texas Christian University where Travis graduated in May 2003 with a BFA in Theater Performance.
His first screen appearance was in the independent film The Anarchist Cookbook in 2002. He then traded blows with Robert Duvall while filming a fight scene in Secondhand Lions 2003. Travis' next project was with Jamie Foxx in Ray (2004), but he found himself in the deleted scenes section of the DVD release. He is also well known for his work in the popular Adult Swim series "Fullmetal Alchemist, as the voice of Colonel Roy Mustang. Travis' latest project is _The Guardian (2006)_ which is shooting in Shreveport, LA.