Sheriff of Nottingham
|Date of Birth||July 9, 1980|
Life and Career
Traval was born in Victoria, Australia on a strawberry farm near Colac. He attended Colac Technical School and graduated at the age of 16, and it is there that his passion for acting began when he and his friends spent there time making short films, which lead him to win numerous cinematography and directing awards at short film festivals. He studied Media and Literature at La Trobe University, but later he decided he would prefer to study at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), after presistenly applying year after year, having been initially turned down due to his young age. This led to him working a diverse selection of jobs including cook, hay baler, food critic, waiter, paver and personal assistant.
His first professional acting job came in 2003 when he guest starred in two episodes of White Collar Blue as Constable Tom Saunders. Traval had a couple other minor roles, including that of Dylan Abbott in McLeod's Daughters and Billy Simple in the TV miniseries Jessica (both of which occured in 2004), before landing his most famed and notable role of Dr. Jack Quade in the TV hospital drama spanning from 2004-2008, All Saints.
Traval portrayed the role of Dace in the 2010 film Primal and was a semi-regular castmember in Rescue: Special Ops, where he played Hamish McIntyre. He was also a regular castmember in Underbelly: The Golden Mile as Joe Dooley, and since then, he's had mainly single episode guest spots on various shows. One of which was that of ABC's Once Upon a Time, where he portrayed Keith/Sheriff of Nottingham, a character from the Robin Hood tale, done by the show.
Gallery of behind the scene stills released to promote the actor.