Chris Hemsworth

Australian Actor
Born Aug 11, 1983

Chris Hemsworth is an Australian actor. Hemsworth is best known for portraying Thor in the Marvel Studios films Thor (2011) and Marvel's The Avengers (2012), a role he will reprise in Thor: The Dark World in 2013. He first became known for his roles as Kim Hyde in the Australian TV series Home and Away (2004), and for playing George Kirk, James T. Kirk's father, in the opening scenes of the 2009 film Star Trek. This was his first major film role.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Chris Hemsworth.


1983 Birth Born on August 11, 1983.


2002 18 Years Old In 2002, Hemsworth starred in two episodes of fantasy television series, Guinevere Jones as King Arthur. … Read More


2004 20 Years Old In 2004, Hemsworth auditioned for the Australian soap opera Home and Away role of Robbie Hunter (played by Jason Smith), but did not receive the part. … Read More
2006 22 Years Old Hemsworth was a contestant on the fifth season of Dancing with the Stars Australia, partnered with professional dancer Abbey Ross. The season premiered on 26 September 2006, and after six weeks, Hemsworth was eliminated (7 November 2006).
2009 25 Years Old In 2009, Hemsworth portrayed James T. Kirk's father, George Kirk, in the opening scenes of J. J. Abrams' film Star Trek. … Read More
He went on to play Sam in 2010's Ca$h, which was the first film he shot when he arrived in the United States. … Read More
2011 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Sony Pictures announced in 2011 that Hemsworth would star in the thriller Shadow Runner, which did not subsequently go into production as of 2014.
Hemsworth reprised the role in the 2012 film The Avengers as one of the six superheroes sent to defend Earth from his adopted brother, Loki.
2013 29 Years Old In 2013, Hemsworth starred in Ron Howard's sports drama film Rush, alongside Daniel Brühl as Formula 1 World Champion James Hunt, and reprised his role as Thor, in the sequel Thor: The Dark World. … Read More


2014 30 Years Old Hemsworth returned to the set of Home and Away in November 2014 to film a scene as an extra and not as his character Kim Hyde.
Also in 2015, Hemsworth starred in the action thriller film Blackhat, had a comedic role in the fifth installment of National Lampoon's Vacation series, Vacation, and headlined the biographical thriller film In the Heart of the Sea. … Read More
2016 32 Years Old In 2016, Hemsworth reprised the role of Eric the Huntsman in The Huntsman: Winter's War and also portrayed Kevin the receptionist in Ghostbusters. … Read More
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