Travis Tedford, former American actor who is currently working in the marketing department of Texas Trust Credit Union, debuted in acting from the movie, The Little Rascal. His performance in the movie won him the Young Artist Award in 1995. In 2010, he left acting and started working in various companies.
Early Life and Education
Travis Tedford was born Travis William Tedford on 19th August 1998 in Rockwall, Texas under the birth sign Leo. Tedford is American as per nationality, and as far as his ethnicity is concerned, he is White. He is the son of Timmy Bill Tedford and Paula Kay Dixon.
In 2006, Tedford graduated from Athens High School in Texas. In 2008, he acquired an Associates degree in Liberal Arts from Trinity Valley Community College. From the very early age of 5, he became the face of many advertisement campaigns and also became the spokesperson for Welch.
In the following year, Tedford worked in the movie, Slappy, and the Stinkers with B.D. Wong, Jennifer Coolidge, Bronson Pinchot, Joseph Aston and Gary LeRoi Gray among others. Also, he appeared in many movies and series like A Bug’s Life, The Thirteen Floor, The Amanda Show and Freaky Friday.
In 2010 he appeared in horror movie, The Final Destination with Shantel Van Santen, Bobby Campo, Nick Zano, Kristen Allen and Haley Webb among others. After the movie, Tedford gave up acting and moved to Garland, Texas.
He released a statement after being asked for the reason for leaving entertainment industry several times:
‘’ I was typecast pretty hardcore and wasn't given a lot of roles because I looked too much like Spanky. That's why I never did any huge projects after Little Rascals. It's like Seinfeld when everyone wants George Costanza[rather than Jason Alexander]. When I moved back to Texas in 2002, I was really done with acting. I didn't tell anyone who I was unless recognized.’’
He is now working in the marketing department of the Texas Trust Credit Union. As per TMZ, he also worked at the local Wal-mart store after leaving acting.
Travis Tedford, the former actor is currently far from the limelight. He has kept most of the information about his dating life and relationship far from the media and audiences. He is possibly single at present.
Despite the fact that Tedford has quit acting his fans still follow him in social sites. During the 20th anniversary of The Little Rascals, he and Bug Hall gave tribute by wearing ballet dresses.
Tarvis Tedford, 29, stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7m). Tedford who rose to fame from the very early age has an estimated net worth of $500k. However, the exact figure is not yet made official.
As per the TexasTrust Credit Union, the average salary of the employees working in the marketing department earns $54k-$59k, Tedford also makes around the same figure.
Apart from this, he did work in some of the movies which have a good collection at the box office:
- The Little Rascal (1994) = $67.3 million
- Slappy and the Stinkers (1998) = $80 million
- A Bug (1998) = $363.3 million
- The Thirteen Floor (1999) = $18.5 million