5 Things You Didn’t Know About Chris Hemsworth0 Comments

Posted on 22 Apr 2011 at 10:13am

So who is Chris Hemsworth, Australian actor to star in Thor? Us Weekly reveals some need to know “information about the 28-year-old actor who appears in the film, along with the action of  Natalie Portman and Anthony Hopkins (in theaters May 6).

1. His little brother, Liam, dated Miley Cyrus. Chris’ brother Liam, 21, dated Miley Cyrus, 18, on-and-off for a year and a half. The two met on the set of the 2010 film The Last Song. Chris’ other brother, Luke, is also an actor.


2. He’s married to an older woman. The 28-year-old star married Spanish actress Elsa Pataky, 34, in December 2010. The two met earlier that year, went public with their relationship in September and were married three months later.

3. He used to work in landscaping. In an interview with GQ Australia, Hemsworth revealed he worked as a “horticultural laborer” before he got into acting.


4. He says kissing Natalie Portman was “ridiculous.” Playing the role of Thor, Hemsworth got to lock lips with Portman, 29, on the screen. “The whole experience was like, ‘Well ** K am I doing here? “But in a good way, ” he gushed in GQ. “He just seemed last week, I still worked at home and away.”  (Hemsworth elected at the Australian soap opera Home and Away from 2004 to 2007.)

5. He gained 20 pounds of muscle to play Thor. At Comic-Con in 2010, the actor said: “I put on a lot of weight… It was purely eating, eating, eating, working out and working out, trying to sleep as much as you can–that’s the other third of the equation.”

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