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Chris Hemsworth Facts: 23 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the Actor

16 January 2015 4:00 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Chris Hemsworth went from unknown to Hollywood leading man seemingly overnight.

Like many other Australian stars, the actor got his start on a soap opera "Home and Away." But 171 episodes later -- and after a stint on "Dancing With the Stars Australia" -- Hemsworth ended up stateside, waiting for his big break. It didn't take long. Two years after his U.S. debut, Hemsworth won the titular role in "Thor" (2011) and hasn't looked back since. This month, he takes aim in Michael Mann's thriller "Blackhat."

From his days in the Outback to his iconic U.S. debut, here are 23 things you probably don't know about Chris Hemsworth.

1. Chris Hemsworth was born August 11, 1983 in Melbourne, Australia to Leonie and Craig Hemsworth.

2. His mother is an English teacher, while his father is a social-services counselor.

3. Growing up, Hemsworth split his time in Melbourne and the Australian Outback in the Northern Territory, »

- Jonny Black

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Thor's Chris Hemsworth Takes Part In Impromptu Wet T-Shirt Contest On The Tonight Show

14 January 2015 9:00 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Chris Hemsworth has always come across as a very likeable person, but the Avengers: Age of Ultron star showed himself to be a really good sport during last night's episode of The Tonight Show.  When host Jimmy Fallon challenged himto a water war, the Aussie actor - who had just had a number of cups of water thrown in his face - ended up getting by a water gun. The results? Well, let's just say it's easy to see why Marvel cast the former Home and Away star as their God of Thunder! The full video can be found below along with a gif courtesy of Buzzfeed.  You can hear more from Hemsworth on being cast as Thor and the "insane" Avengers: Age of Ultron by clicking here. I wonder if any of his Marvel co-stars will get in on the action soon? Enjoy »

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Shameless Preview: Fiona's Busy Love Life, Ian & Mickey's 'Obstacle' and More

10 January 2015 2:43 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

On Sunday’s Season 5 premiere of Shameless (Showtime, 9/8c), Fiona finds herself in a situation that would be the envy of many: More men are interested in her than she knows what to do with.

While the eldest Gallagher is courted by multiple suitors, including returning ex Jimmy/Steve (played by Justin Chatwin), Ian and Mickey reach a new level of domesticity in their relationship — but Ian’s bipolar disorder threatens to throw their romance off the rails.

Photos Winter TV Spoiler-palooza! Your Scoop-Filled Guide to 27 Returning Favorites

Not to be outdone, Lip also is juggling loves old and new, »

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