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Wil Traval is a dynamic actor who has had a successful career both in the US and in his native Australia. Wil can currently be seen in a role on the Net ix original series Marvel’s “Jessica Jones” which was released on November 20th, 2015.
From Victoria, Australia, Wil Traval along with his mother and four siblings were raised on a farm 2 hours from Melbourne. Wil started out as a small-town math-geek who found his passion for the industry while making short lms with his best friend in high school. After high school Wil auditioned for NIDA (National Institute for Dramatic Art) and remained hopeful
after not being accepted the rst
time around but was successful the second time and earned his bachelor in performing arts.
After graduation Wil landed
a lead role in Network Ten’s mini-series “Jessica” as Billy Simple, which then lead to his success in scoring a lead role in Seven Network’s long-standing medical drama, “All Saints” as Dr. Jack Quade. Wil then starred in Nine Network’s “Underbelly” as Of cer Dooley.
Wil moved to the U.S. is 2010 to further establish his career and has since appeared in TNT’s “Leverage”, A&E’s “The Glades”, Showtime’s “Dexter” and E4’s “The Inbetweeners” to name a few. Wil was then cast in a lead
role in ABC’s “Red Widow” as Irwin Petrov, the no-good, drug- dealing brother. Since then Wil has guest starred in several other series including ABC’s hit “Once Upon A Time” as Sheriff of Nottingham.
Up next for this small-town to big-town star, Wil plays Will Simpson, an NYPD of cer in Net ix’s “Jessica Jones”, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. The rst season of Marvel’s “Jessica Jones” is now streaming on Netflix.