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Chris Hemsworth (born 11.8.1983) is an Australian actor. Initially, he was known for his role as Kim Hyde in the Australian soap opera Home and Away. He later gained notoriety after being cast in the Hollywood films Thor and The Avengers.

Childhood: Chris Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, to Leonie and Craig Hemsworth. The family later moved to Philip Island, just south of Melbourne, with his family. His brothers, Luke and Liam Hemsworth are also actors in another Australian soap, Neighbours.

Chris Hemsworth attended Heathmont Secondary College in Melbourne, before leaving to concentrate on his acting career.

Acting Career: In 2004, Chris Hemsworth auditioned for the part of Robbie Hunter in Home and Away but lost out to Jason Smith. He was later recalled, however, for the part of Kim Hyde. Upon landing the part, he moved to Sydney to join the cast of the show. Home and Away has also launched the careers of a number of notable actors and singers, including Heath Ledger, Dannii Minogue, Guy Pearce and Naomi Watts.

Hemsworth remained working on Home and Away until 2007. In his time on the show, he won two Logie Award nominations as well as winning one for Most Popular Talent in 2005.

In the 2009 blockbuster Star Trek - directed by JJ Abrams - Chris Hemsworth was cast in the role of George Kirk. The film also starred Chris Pine, Eric Bana, Simon Pegg and Zachary Quinto.

That same year, Hemsworth also played Kale in A Perfect Getaway, which also featured Steve Zahn, Timothy Olymphant and Milla Jovovich.

In 2010, Chris Hemsworth worked on The Cabin in the Woods, a tongue-in-cheek horror film co-written by Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard. It was originally slated for a January 2011 release but was beset with financial problems.

Hemsworth was also announced as one of the actors in Red Dawn, based on the 1984 film of the same name. The remake also stars Josh Peck, whereas the original starred Patrick Swayze and Charlie Sheen.

Around the same time, he also starred in Ca$h, playing the character Sam Phelan, alongside Sean Bean and Victoria Profeta.

Chris Hemsworth also stars in the 2011 film Thor, as the lead character. It is a live action film, based on the comic book character of the same name. Also starring in the film are Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddlestone, Anthony Hopkins and Jaimie Alexander. Kenneth Branagh directed the film.

Personal Life: During his time on Home and Away, Chris Hemsworth dated his co-star Isabel Lucas, with whom he later worked on Red Dawn.

Hemsworth is now married to the Spanish actress Elsa Pataky.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

Chris Hemsworth And Tom Hiddleston Visit Children's Hospital As 'Thor' Characters


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Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston both took time out of their busy filming schedules to visit a children’s hospital in Australia, both of them dressed as their Thor: Ragnarok characters Thor and Loki.

The two Hollywood A-listers dropped by Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in South Brisbane, taking a break from filming the third Thor movie, and their ultimate ‘frenemy’ Asgard god characters put aside their differences to entertain the young patients – or “the real superheroes”, as they called them – as they arrived on Tuesday (August 23rd).

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Anton Yelchin's Character Chekov Won't Be Recast In The Next 'Star Trek'


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Anton Yelchin's character Chekov will not be recast in the next 'Star Trek' production.

The 50-year-old producer of the popular sci-fi sequel has revealed the role of Ensign Pavel played by the late actor - who died last month after being trapped by his own car in an accident occurring on the driveway of his Los Angeles home aged 27 - will not return as a mark of respect for the star.

Abrams said: ''There's no replacing him. There's no recasting. I can't possibly imagine that, and I think Anton deserves better.''

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Chris Hemsworth To Return To Star Trek 4


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Chris Hemsworth is set to make a return to 'Star Trek 4'.

The 32-year-old actor is to reprise his role as George Kirk, the father that Captain James T. Kirk [played by Chris Pine] never knew, in the forthcoming blockbuster, despite being killed off in the first 'Star Trek' movie seven years ago.

Access Hollywood's Scott Mantz tweeted: ''BREAKING!! #JJAbrams confirms to me that a 4th #StarTrek movie will bring together #ChrisPine & #ChrisHemsworth!! (sic)''

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Chris Hemsworth Speaks On Taylor Swift And Tom Hiddleston's Romance


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Chris Hemsworth has given his thoughts on Tom Hiddleston’s relationship with Taylor Swift, saying his Thor: Ragnarok co-star looks “happy”. Swift is currently with Hiddleston in Australia where he's filming the comic book sequel and she even reportedly joined him for a screening of Hemsworth's Ghostbusters on Thursday night (July 14).

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Appearing on Aussie radio show Fitzy & Wippa, Hemsworth was asked if Swift had stopped by set yet. “I haven’t actually met her. I think they only got here three or four days ago,” he said. “I’ve seen Tom around. He looks happy, mate, you know.”

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Ghostbusters Review

Excellent

It's been more than 30 years since the Ghostbusters first hit the big screen with a then-original mix of comedy and supernatural action. Intriguingly, this new film is neither a sequel nor a remake; it's a reboot of the franchise, which loosely adapts the original 1984 premise to all-new characters. Thankfully, the screenplay is smart and funny, and the cast is flat-out hilarious.

It opens as university professor Erin (Kristen Wiig) sees her hopes for tenure evaporate when a book she wrote years ago with her childhood pal Abby (Melissa McCarthy) resurfaces, affirming their belief in ghosts. So Erin seeks out Abby, and discovers that she's still researching the supernatural, now with the sharp-witted gadget maker Jillian (Kate McKinnon). With spirit sightings on the rise in New York, the three decide to launch a ghost-busting business, joined by city expert Patty (Leslie Jones) and bimbo receptionist Kevin (Chris Hemsworth). But the apparitions popping up around the city are getting increasingly malevolent, and it's clear that an apocalypse is brewing.

The basic plot is lifted from the original movie, which is referenced in virtually every scene. Most of this is rather distracting, because a more original storyline would have been a lot more involving and the in-jokes will be lost on younger audiences. But it's fun to see the original cast members turn up here and there in random cameos.

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Liam Hemsworth Reveals He Once Threw A Knife At Brother Chris During Childhood Fight


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Liam Hemsworth has admitted he once threw a knife at brother Chris during a childhood fight, explaining that the handsome siblings had quite the rivalry in their youth. Speaking on ‘The Graham Norton Show’, Liam said he and Chris had their fair share of childhood fights, though they never messed with older brother Luke.

Liam HemsworthLiam Hemsworth says he once threw a knife at brother Chris.

"Our childhood rivalry was a bit vicious – a bit like The Hunger Games, actually," Liam said. "We had a few incidents with weapons – I never had any problems with Luke because he was so much older and I didn't mess with him.

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Chris Hemsworth , Jeff Goldblum - 'Independence Day: Wiederkehr' Photocall at Berlin Central Station - Berlin, Germany - Thursday 9th June 2016

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Chris Hemsworth and Jeff Goldblum
Chris Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum and Roland Emmerich
Chris Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum and Roland Emmerich
Chris Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum and Roland Emmerich
Chris Hemsworth, Roland Emmerich and Jeff Goldblum

Ghostbusters Trailer


Ghostbusters is a new film for 2016 and is based on the 1984 film of the same name and is directed by Paul Feig. The film features four women on their quest to save New York City when various ghosts take over and exercise control over the humans. 

Two authors Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates write a novel about the existence of ghosts and the revelation that they believe they do exist. However this novel is not taken seriously and when it becomes apparent that Gilbert wrote this book, she becomes the centre of a joke in her professional career as a teacher at Columbia University, even her students don't take her seriously.

This film quickly becomes the tell - tale narrative of who's laughing now, when Gilbert teams up with Yates and two other women to fight the ghosts that have decided to inhabit the city. A mission is deployed and the quartet set out to save the world from the evil ghost Rowan, providing the audience with lots of laughs along the way.

Chris Hemsworth's Massage For Fan


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Chris Hemsworth surprised one of his biggest fans with a back rub.

The 'Thor' actor stopped by the Warner Bros' employee's cubicle during a recent appearance on the 'Ellen Degeneres' show and gave her a hug and a massage before inviting her to the New York premiere of his upcoming movie 'Ghostbusters'.

He then played limbo with a group of employees before shots of tequila were passed around.

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Chris Hemsworth Loved The Female Energy Of The Huntsman


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Chris Hemsworth may have the title role, but The Huntsman: Winter's War centres on feisty divas played by Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt and Jessica Chastain. "It's a prequel," Hemsworth explains. "It's the backstory my character in the first one was telling when he was talking to Snow White about his wife. It's filling in those blanks. But it's also where the Huntsman came from."

Emily Blunt and Jessica Chastain play two of the other lead roles in the movieEmily Blunt and Jessica Chastain play two of the other lead roles in the movie

And Blunt clarifies that the film is a "prequel that veers into a sequel". She also says that the three leading women were what drew her to the project. "Three very powerful female leads," she says. "And they're layered, nuanced, interesting characters. Women are proving time and time again that they can be a part of big-action blockbusters and fantasy films like this."

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Elsa Pataky , Chris Hemsworth - Universal Pictures' American premiere of 'The Huntsman: Winter's War' held at the Regency Village Theatre - Arrivals at Village Theater, Regency Village Theatre - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 11th April 2016

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Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth
Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth - Celebrities attend The Huntsman: Winter's War Premiere at Regency Village Theater in Westwood. at Regency Village Theater in Westwood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 12th April 2016

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Chris Hemsworth - Celebrities attend The Huntsman: Winter's War Premiere at Regency Village Theater in Westwood. at Regency Village Theater in Westwood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 12th April 2016

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Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky

Elsa Pataky , Chris Hemsworth - Premiere Of Universal Pictures' "The Huntsman: Winter's War" at Regency Village Theatre - Westwood, California, United States - Tuesday 12th April 2016

Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth
Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth
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The Huntsman: Winter's War Review

Weak

Aside from success at the box office, there was nothing about 2012's rather uneven fantasy Snow White and the Huntsman that screamed out for a sequel. And indeed, this prequel/sequel hybrid doesn't quite make sense, muddling its premise by straining to keep Snow White herself out of the story (she's always just off screen) while spinning a tale that feels so derivative that we feel like we've seen it all before. The powerhouse cast does what it can, aided by some fabulous costumes, but it's impossible to escape the feeling that there's nothing to it.

Decades before her encounter with Snow White, Queen Ravenna (Charlize Theron) was just beginning her violent march toward power when her sister Freya (Emily Blunt) suffered a terrible tragedy. Believing that love itself betrayed her, Freya moves to another kingdom and inflicts a frozen winter on her subjects, raiding the surrounding lands for children she will raise to fight, with love between them forbidden. When her two top fighters, Eric and Sara (Chris Hemsworth and Jessica Chastain), can't help but fall for each other, they are severely punished. Years later, after Eric's adventure with Ravenna and Snow White, he sets out to get rid of Ravenna's pesky magic mirror, accompanied by four frisky dwarfs (Nick Frost, Rob Brydon, Sheridan Smith and Alexandra Roach). And this puts them all on a collision course with the icy Freya.

The script feels like it was written by a committee desperate to get something, anything on-screen. The first half of the film is essentially the backstory, and the second half is a Hobbit-style quest with moments of random Game of Thrones-style action thrown in simply to give the special effects team a workout. This isn't too surprising considering that the movie is the directing debut of effects expert Cedric Nicolas-Troyan. So if it makes little logical sense, at least it looks achingly cool, especially when the duelling divas are clad in spectacular frocks by Colleen Atwood.

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Chris Hemsworth

Date of birth

11th August, 1983

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.90


Chris Hemsworth Movies

Ghostbusters Movie Review

Ghostbusters Movie Review

It's been more than 30 years since the Ghostbusters first hit the big screen with...

Ghostbusters Trailer

Ghostbusters Trailer

Ghostbusters is a new film for 2016 and is based on the 1984 film of...

The Huntsman: Winter's War Movie Review

The Huntsman: Winter's War Movie Review

Aside from success at the box office, there was nothing about 2012's rather uneven fantasy...

The Huntsman: Winter's War Trailer

The Huntsman: Winter's War Trailer

Mirror Mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all?' is a line from...

Ghostbusters Trailer

Ghostbusters Trailer

Erin Gilbert is a brilliant quantum physicist and holds a high ranking lecturing position at...

In the Heart of the Sea Movie Review

In the Heart of the Sea Movie Review

With a huge budget and a relatively small story, this is an intriguingly offbeat blockbuster...

The Huntsman Winters War Trailer

The Huntsman Winters War Trailer

Long before the evil Queen Ravenna was thought to have been killed by Snow White,...

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In The Heart Of The Sea Trailer

In The Heart Of The Sea Trailer

In The Heart Of The Sea is the true seaman's tale based on the last...

Vacation Movie Review

Vacation Movie Review

Both the characters and the tone have been updated as a new generation of Grizwolds...

Vacation - Full Trailer

Vacation - Full Trailer

What's more important than family? For the Griswold family, nothing. Rusty (Ed Helms) decides that...

Vacation - Red Band Teaser Trailer

Vacation - Red Band Teaser Trailer

WARNING THIS IS THE RED BAND TRAILER.The Griswolds return to Walley World - only this...

Avengers: Age of Ultron Movie Review

Avengers: Age of Ultron Movie Review

Marvel fans will love the action mayhem in this Avengers sequel, but everyone else will...

Blackhat Movie Review

Blackhat Movie Review

Michael Mann doesn't make standard frantic-pace thrillers (see Heat and Public Enemies); he prefers to...

Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer

Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer

They've fought private military corporations, Nazi splinter-groups and a Norse god. Now, The Avengers assemble...

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