Chris Hemsworth Biography -Early Life, Wife, Movies & Thor: Love and Thunder
Chris Hemsworth is a globally acclaimed Australian Actor who’s best known for portraying the ‘Marvel Comics’ superhero, Thor, in the American flick ‘Thor’. This movie was a blockbuster at the global box-office and it garnered him international fame. He’s also quite popular for his roles in ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ and ‘Rush.’
Chris had an interest in acting since his childhood & his first performance as an actor was in the Australian drama series ‘Home and Away’.
Who Is Chris Hemsworth?
Chris Hemsworth was born on August 11, 1983, in Australia. Chris Hemsworth shot to fame by swinging his hammer as Marvel comic book character Thor. His role in Avengers was a feast to his fans. Apart from Marvel films, Chris also starred in other blockbuster films like Snow White and the Huntsman, Rush, and In the Heart of the Sea which earned him critical acclaim as an actor. He also did comic roles in films like Reboots of Vacation and Ghostbusters which were well received by the audience.
Early Life and Family
Chris Hemsworth spent most of his childhood in, Australia in the year 1983. He along with his siblings were very much interested in Surfing but since his childhood, his major interest was acting. Hemsworth has two siblings, an elder brother, Luke, and one younger brother, Liam who are also into acting. Chris attended Heathmont Secondary College and did several minor roles in several television shows.
Just like the other globally acclaimed Australian stars including Heath Ledger, Isla Fisher, Simon Baker, and Naomi Watts, Chris Hemsworth too started acted in the famous soap opera Home and Away. After successfully portraying the character Kim Hyde, Chris moved to stateside for bigger projects & to establish himself as a global star in the world of film entertainment.
Chris ventured into American silver screen with J. Abrams’ 2009 remake of Star Trek. His role in the film must have been small but it helped his acting in getting the much-needed recognition.
Chris went on to give an audition for the lead in Marvel’s superhero film Thor. His younger brother Liam was also auditioned for the film & went to give stiff competition to Chirs which ended when the director Kenneth Brannagh decided to pick Chris Hemsworth to play the Norse god in the 2011 flick. The films cast also included Oscar-winners Natalie Portman and Anthony Hopkins. Upon its release, the film went to become a box-office success & Chris Hemsworth went to become a celebrated A-List star.
Chris acted in several critically acclaimed films including the 2019 sci-fi sequel Men In Black: International, starring alongside Tessa Thompson with whom he had previously worked in Thor: Ragnarok, before headlining the action thriller Extraction in 2020.
Chris Hemsworth Wife and Family
Chris’s was married to the popular Spanish actress Elsa Pataky, who was known for her roles in Snakes on a Plane and Fast Five. They got married on Christmas weekend in 2010 in Australia and were blessed with a baby girl two years after marriage whom they named India. Chris stated in an interview that “Having a baby has made everything else less important, and it’s just wonderful.”
The couple then welcomed the arrival of twin boys into the world, Tristan and Sasha, in 2014.
Chris Hemsworth Upcoming Films
Chris’s upcoming big projects include films like Thor: Love and Thunder and the Mad Max: Furiosa prequel.
Thor: Love and Thunder were initially scheduled for release on November 5, 2021, but delays in production amid the COVID pandemic have pushed the release back to February 11, 2022.