Chris Hemsworth Biography |
  • Chris Hemsworth Biography

    Born: November 08, 1983 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    Australian actor CHRIS HEMSWORTH has become one of the most sought after actors in Hollywood. He recently starred in the 3rd highest grossing film of all time, “Marvel’s The Avengers,” alongside an all-­â€star cast. He also starred in Universal’ “Snow White and the Huntsman” opposite Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron, which debuted at #1 at the box office.

    Hemsworth was introduced to audiences as the title character in Marvel’s “Thor,” directed by Kenneth Branagh. This fall he will star in the lead role of Ron Howard’s racing drama, “Rush,” in which he playsBritish Formula One driver James Hunt.

    He is currently shooting Legendary Pictures “Untitled Mann Project” with Michael Mann and will begin production on Warner Bros., “Heart of the Sea,” again with Ron Howard, this fall. He will also begin shooting Marvel’s “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” next year.

    He made his U.S. film debut in J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek,” playing the pivotal role of George Kirk alongside Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana. His additional credits include the Joss Whedon-­â€scripted “The Cabin in the Woods”; Dan Bradley’s remake of “Red Dawn,” where he starred in the role originated by Patrick Swayze; Relativity Media/Rogue Pictures’ “A Perfect Getaway” opposite Timothy Olyphant; and “Ca$h” opposite Sean Bean.

    Hemsworth was born and raised in Australia. He supports the Australian Childhood Foundation.

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