Travis Aaron Wade, Actor: War of the Worlds. Travis Aaron Wade was born September 27, 1975, in Los Angeles, California. His mother, Daphne Royle Maddison is from Manchester, England; and his father, Dennis Wade, is from Rosemead, CA. His family later moved to Glendora, California, where Travis attended Charter Oak High School in Covina. Travis excelled in all sports, and. Even Dean's lunkheaded attempts to woo Daphne get criss-crossed, as he gets the clueless cold shoulder and Sam receives an unexpected but passionate kiss from Velma. Advertisement.