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He has played a racing star, a captain and a demi-god. But what don’t we know about actor Chris Hemsworth? Here’s some fun facts!
Chris’ mom is an English Teacher and his dad is an social services counselor.
Before we knew him as the demi-god, Hemsworth made is acting debut in the fantasy series “Guinevere Jones” as King Arthur in 2002.
Soap Opera Star
Chris got his big break in the Australian soap “Home and Away”. He appeared in 171 episodes and left in 2006.
Star Trek Bound
His first US role after appearing in the Australian version of “Dancing With The Stars”, was the role of George Kirk, James Kirk’s father in “Star Trek” in 2009.
Hemsworth packed on 30 lbs of muscle for the role that made him a Superstar.
Who Else Auditioned for Thor?
Did you known that Tom Hiddleston also audition for the iconic part of Thor? Although, the British actor didn’t get the role, casting directors instead loved him so much that they casted him as Loki.
He Did What?
For his role in “The Heart Of The Sea”, Chris lived off of just 750 calories a day during filming.
His Brothers Though…
Chris has two brothers who also act, younger brother Liam who has appeared in the Hunger Games trilogy and oldest brother Luke who has appeared on the soap “Neighbours.”