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Chris Hemsworth

Birthday: 
Thursday, August 11, 1983
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Birth Place: 
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Height: 
6'3"

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 top the south of Melbourne.

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.

His American representative, the management company ROAR, also manages Elsa Pataky and it was through them that the couple met, marrying in 2010. (IMDb)

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Chris Hemsworth (Thor: The Dark World)

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Kristen Stewart No Longer Snow White

Universal has decided to shelf its planned Snow White and the Huntsman sequel and is instead focusing on a solo Huntsman movie starring Chris Hemsworth. Kristen Stewart will not be invited to return if the follow-up goes forward.... Read more
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Eccleston Joins Thor: The Dark World

Okay, so we’re talking Thor: The Dark World, which got close to locking in a second villain in Mads Mikkelsen, but lost his services to the new TV take on Hannibal Lecter.... Read more
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Chris Hemsworth To Star In Robopocalypse

Who else could fight off an entire army of revolting robots than Thor himself? While we doubt he’ll be allowed to tote Mjolnir along with him, Chris Hemsworth is Steven Spielberg’s pick for his next big project, Robopocalypse.... Read more
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Chris Hemsworth To Star In "Heart Of The Sea"

Before he ever took hold of Mjolnir to become Thor, Chris Hemsworth knew what it was to face death as George Kirk, a man thrust into command at the start of 2009’s Star Trek reboot. He’s now attached to stare down real challenges on a ship again with In The Heart Of The Sea.... Read more
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Box Office Report: 'Snow White' Fairest of Them All with $56.3 Mil in North America

Universal's Snow White and the Huntsman has succeeded in winning over moviegoers, topping the domestic box office with a better-than-expected $56.3 million and opening to $95.6 million worldwide.... Read more
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Red Dawn

While not a critically acclaimed film, 1984’s Red Dawn has gained somewhat of a cult following over the years. Anyone who’s even remotely familiar with the film knows of its signature Wolverines! battlecry, which has been made appearances in television and in videogames.... Read more
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Snow White and The Hunstman (BLU-RAY)

Pretty much everyone knows the childhood fairy tale commonly known as "Snow White & the 7 dwarves." You would expect "Snow White and Huntsman" to be an exact copy of the previous versions of the fairy tale, but ... Read more
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Snow White & The Huntsman

A fine meal consists of three portions. Generally you start off with an appetizer, something like bread or chips. Nothing to fill anyone up. Just enough to wet the palate. Then, we move on to the main course: Steak, beef, chicken, etc. This is what everyone came for, the main attraction.... Read more
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The Avengers

Since the release of Iron Man in 2008, Marvel Studios has been teasing us with hints of the Avengers Initiative. With Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) silently pulling the strings in the background and Agent Coulson (Clark Gregg) as his right hand man, S.H.I.E.L.D.... Read more
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The Cabin in the Woods

The horror genre has gotten stale over the years as films begin to find formulas that work and then stick with them until they are bled dry. Every year there seems to be another Saw or Paranormal Activity spewing forth. Where’s the creativity?... Read more
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Avengers: Age Of Ultron (Special Look)

Avengers: Age Of Ultron (Special Look)

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Avengers: Age Of Ultron (Teaser Trailer)

Avengers: Age Of Ultron (Teaser Trailer)

When Tony Stark jumpstarts a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as they battle to save the planet from destruction at the hands of the vill... Read more
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In The Heart Of The Sea (Teaser Trailer)

In The Heart Of The Sea (Teaser Trailer)

In The Heart Of The Sea (Teaser Trailer) ... Read more
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Blackhat (Trailer #2)

Blackhat (Trailer #2)

Blackhat starring Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Wei Tang, William Mapother, Sara Finley ... Read more
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Blackhat (Trailer #1)

Blackhat (Trailer #1)

Blackhat starring Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, John Ortiz, William Mapother ... Read more
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