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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 11 August 1983Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Height 6' 2¾" (1.9 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Chris Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Leonie, a teacher of English, and Craig Hemsworth, a social services counselor. Chris 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 to the south of Melbourne. He is brother to actors Liam Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth.

In 2004, he unsuccessfully auditioned for the role of Robbie Hunter in the Australian soap opera 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. He reprised the character in the science fiction blockbuster The Avengers (2012).

His American representative, the management company ROAR, also manages Elsa Pataky and it was through them that the couple met, marrying in 2010. The couple have a daughter together, India Rose Hemsworth, who was born on May 11, 2012.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: IMDb Editors

Spouse (1)

Elsa Pataky (26 December 2010 - present) (3 children)

Trade Mark (4)

Deep resonant voice
Light bold blue eyes
Towering height
Muscular physique

Trivia (16)

Younger brother of Luke Hemsworth.
Won Logie for Most Popular New Male Talent. [May 2005]
Older brother of Liam Hemsworth.
Parents are Craig and Leonie Hemsworth.
Chris studied American English at Screenwise Film & TV School for Actors in Sydney, Australia.
Has gained 20 pounds of muscle for the title role in Thor (2011).
Daughter, India Rose Hemsworth, was born on May 11, 2012 in London, England.
Friends with Sienna Miller.
Very good friends with Tom Hiddleston.
Has English, German, Irish and Scottish ancestry.
Born on a Thursday, the day of the week named after Thor, a character he has portrayed.
(December 26, 2010) Married his girlfriend of 10 months Elsa Pataky following a 5-month-long engagement.
Ranked #7 in Glamour magazine's list of "50 Sexiest Men" of 2013, behind his younger brother Liam Hemsworth.
Has twins with his wife Elsa Pataky born March 18, 2014, two sons named Tristan and Sasha.
The last four letters of his surname are the same letters that form his most associated on-screen character's name: Thor.
Chosen by People magazine as the Sexiest Man Alive in 2014.

Personal Quotes (3)

I love the adventure that comes with this work, the travel and all that. But also the craft, the storytelling. From a kid, I remember enjoying certain books and getting swept away in movies.
[on life in the Australian Outback] It's beautiful up there in the Northern Territory. My earliest memories are of buffalo and crocodiles. As a kid, you don't own a pair of shoes because it's too hot!
[In an appearance at Comic-Con on July 26, 2014, noting that, in the paper Marvel Universe, the new Thor will be a woman] I don't want to speak too early and jinx it, but I think that could be my Oscar.

Salary (1)

Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) $5,000,000

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