Travis Oliver

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Travis Oliver
Born 18 March

Travis Oliver (born 18 March)[1] is a British actor. He is possibly best known for his role as Oliver Ryan in the ITV series Footballers' Wives: Extra Time between 2005 and 2006. He's also made appearances in BBC's Doctor Who (2007) and the film Lesbian Vampire Killers (2009).


He was born in Belgium, but grew up near Farnham, Surrey,[2] where he attended Frensham Heights School, at the same time as fellow actors Hattie Morahan, Tobias Menzies, Rufus Hound and Jim Sturgess. However, it wasn't until after gaining a degree in Economics from University College London that he began to pursue acting, training at Drama Studio London.

His first television role was as Jake McQueen in the BBC series Doctors. He has since gone on to appear in programmes such as Holby City, Footballers' Wives: Extra Time, the BBC's 2004 adaptation of North & South, and the Doctor Who episode "Gridlock" as Milo.

At the 2006 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, he played the title character in the Fringe First nominated one-man show, Diamond Johnny Ray, by Cathianne Hall.

2009 saw his first appearance in a major feature film, playing the American actor John Hoyt in Me and Orson Welles, directed by Richard Linklater.

In 2015 he returned to the world of Doctor Who playing Chris Cwej, companion of the Seventh Doctor, in the Big Finish adaptation of Russell T Davies' Virgin New Adventures novel Damaged Goods.[3]


Year Film Role Notes
2003 Unbelievably British Hugh Short film
Doctors Jake McQueen
2004 Soldiers: Heroes of World War II American soldier Video game
2004 North & South Capt. Maxwell Lennox 3 episodes
2004 Holby City Martin Kerman 1 episode: 'playing with fire'
Footballers' Wives: Extra Time Oliver Ryan Series regular
2007 Everything to Dance For Mark
2007 Doctor Who Milo 1 episode: 'Gridlock'
2008 The Last Enemy Eleanor's Husband TV mini-series
2008 Hotel Babylon Giles Hamilton Episode 3.2
2008 Me and Orson Welles John Hoyt
2009 Lesbian Vampire Killers Steve
2009 Enid Army officer TV film
2009 Comedy Showcase Frank 1 episode: 'The Amazing Dermot'
2010 Casualty James Molloy 3 episodes
2010 Don't Call Back Wilson Completed
2011 Threesome Ben 2 episodes
2012 Cardinal Burns Nate 1 episode
2015 A Doll's House Pre-production
2017 For the Love of George David Post-production
2017 Het Tweede Gelaat Cody Filming


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