Chris Hemsworth (born August 11th, 1983) is an Australian actor best known for the part of Kim Hyde in the soap opera Home and Away.
Hemsworth was born and raised in Melbourne and later moved to Phillip Island, south of Melbourne with his family. Chris`s older and younger brothers Luke and Liam Hemsworth are also actors and have had recurring role as Nathan Tyson and Josh Taylor on Neighbours, respectively. He attended Heathmont Secondary College in Melbourne. Chris dated Home and Away co-star Isabel Lucas until June 2006.
In 2004 he auditioned for the part Robbie Hunter (played by Jason Smith), but failed to get the part. He was subsequently recalled for the part of Kim Hyde. He was successful in gaining the role of Kim Hyde and moved to Sydney to join the cast of Home and Away. Hemsworth appeared in series five of celebrity dancing show Dancing with the Stars with Abbey Ross, but they were the sixth couple eliminated. He left the cast of Home and Away on July 3rd, 2007. He has achieved two Logie Award nominations and has won one for Most Popular New Talent on Home and Away back in 2005.
Hemsworth portrayed James T. Kirk`s father, George Kirk, in J.J. Abrams` 2009 Star Trek film, and also appeared in the thriller A Perfect Getaway the same year. Hemsworth will star in upcoming horror film The Cabin in the Woods executive produced by Josh Whedon and will portray Jed Eckert in the upcoming Red Dawn remake. He has also been confirmed as being cast as the title character in Thor, which is a film adaption of the comic book.
Full Name at Birth
Date of Birth
Piercing Blue Eyes
Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Claim to Fame
Kim Hyde in Home and Away, Thor Odinson in Thor and The Avengers
Creative Artist Agency
Mark Morrissey and Associates
Other Family Members