Travis Fimmel (born 15 July 1979 near Echuca, Victoria, Australia) is an Australian actor and former fashion model who currently resides in London, England. He began modelling in 1998, when Fimmel was approached in a Melbourne gym by Matthew Anderson, a booker from Chadwick Models, with an offer to join the agency. Fimmel later rose to prominence as the star of Calvin Klein's "Crave" advertising campaign and playing the title role in The WB network's failed television series Tarzan. Fimmel was the first male model to sign a six figure deal to represent Calvin Klein exclusively. Fimmel has appeared in two music videos, for "I'm Real" by Jennifer Lopez and "Someone to Call My Lover" by Janet Jackson. Fimmel is currently starring with Patrick Swayze in the A&E television series The Beast, which premiered on January 15, 2009. He portrays a rookie FBI Undercover Agent, partnered with Swayze's character, a veteran FBI agent. His 2009 film Ivory is currently in post-production.