Many people unbeknowing that Chris Hemsworth starred in “Home & Away”, one of Australia’s best soaps would be mistaken that he has not already reached an Iconic Star Status. As for his part in the “Thor” series (And we say Series, because there will be more – drop by our DVD Archive sometime to see “What’s New”), Chris will have the Ladies more pleased that they can see a whole lot more of him. Enjoy.
Date of Birth
11 August 1983, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
6′ 3″ (1.91 m)
Though born in Melbourne, Australia, Hemsworth saw quite a bit of the country in his youth when his family moved first to the Northern Territory before finally settling on Phillip Island top the south of Melbourne.
In 2004, he unsuccessfully auditioned for the role of Robbie Hunter in the Australian soap “Home and Away” (1988) but was recalled for the role of Kim Hyde which he played until 2007. In 2006, he entered the Australian version of “Dancing with the Stars” (2004) and his popularity in the soap enabled him to hang on until show 7 (“Dancing with the Stars: Episode #5.7” (2006) when he became the fifth contestant to be eliminated.
His first Hollywood appearance was in Star Trek (2009) but it was his titular role in Thor (2011) which propelled him to prominence worldwide.
His US representative, the management company ROAR, also manages Elsa Pataky and it was through them that the couple met, marrying in 2010.
Elsa Pataky (December 2010 – present)
Deep resonant voice
Younger brother of Luke Hemsworth.
Won Logie for Most Popular New Male Talent (May 2005)
Older brother of Liam Hemsworth.
Best friend of Sam Perry.
Chris studied American Dialect at Screenwise Film & TV School for Actors in Sydney Australia.
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