Why did Travis Fimmel leave Vikings?
Travis Fimmel left Vikings in 2017 as his character’s journey had simply come to an end.
He told Entertainment Weekly: “I was meant to die at the end of the first year.
“I ended up staying around for three more.”
As a result, the actor spoke about how grateful he was to appear in the television series and was happy to leave.
“Had to go and live in Ireland and play in the mud. It was great. It’s been so beneficial to me. I miss the people tremendously.”
Fimmel went on to star in the film Lean on Pete as Ray Thompson.
In 2019 alone he has appeared in the American heist thriller film Finding Steve McQueen and the Australian War film called Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan.
Fimmel recently starred in the HBO series Raised by Wolves as Marcus, alongside Amanda Colin and Matias Varela.
Before Vikings, Fimmel had appeared in the films Maggie’s Plan, Supremacy and The Experiment.
His previous television roles include Tarzan and Rocky Point.
Vikings is streaming on Amazon Prime now