After graduating from the Texas Christian University theater program in the mid-1990s, Travis Schuldt started modeling and eventually moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. His big break came in 1999, when he was cast as attorney Ethan Winthrop on the paranormal soap opera "Passions." He was on the show for three years but left when his contract expired. Leaving the show didn't stall his career in the least, though. He landed a regular role as a Los Angeles sheriff deputy on the short-lived cop show "10-8: Officers on Duty." He also landed a variety of guest spots on such programs as the military show "JAG," teen detective mystery "Veronica Mars," and the nerdy comedy "The Big Bang Theory." In 2000, he founded a Los Angeles theater group called the Lone Star Ensemble and, in 2005, produced and starred in the well-received indie film "Automatic." He is probably best known, however, for his recurring role as Keith Dudemeister on the hyperkinetic hospital sitcom "Scrubs." In the late 2000s, Schuldt also landed a recurring role on the bizarre FX comedy "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."