Aug. 11th, 1983
Melbourne, Victoria - Auatralia
6ft 3 inch
Chris Hemsworth's Main TV Roles[no roles found]
Main Movie Roles2012 - The Avengers
2011 - Thor
2010 - Ca$h
2009 - A Perfect Getaway
2009 - Star Trek
Guest TV Roles
Himself - 'James Hunt'
The New Vet
Though born in Melbourne, Australia, Chris 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 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 2012 hit The Avengers (2012).