US Marine-turned-thespian Travis Aaron Wade was born in Los Angeles, California. His family moved to Glendora, CA in the late seventies where Travis was raised and eventually attended Charter Oak High School in Covina. There Travis excelled in sports, including HS Football where he was Captain of the Varsity Football team his senior year.
After graduation Travis immediately left to serve his country in the Corps as an 0311 grunt, spending 4 years training with Golf Co. 2/23 4th Marine Division. After receiving an Honorable Discharge in 1997 Wade attended Citrus College in Glendora, CA, majoring in criminal law and theater, and discovered his need to explore human emotions.
Travis landed his first lead role in The Fix (2005), which went on to win LA Film Festivals Best Drama and led to Travis working with Oscar winning directors Steven Spielberg, and Sam Mendes
The cult thriller Pig Hunt (2008), gave Travis action star status and opened up the door to work on award-winning television shows such as The Closer (2005), Cold Case (2003), Criminal Minds (2005), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) to name a few.