Actor, Avengers: Endgame
Chris Hemsworth is one of the most popular and sought-after actors in Hollywood.
After his massive success in the Marvel Universe franchise, Hemsworth teamed up with the Russo Brothers yet again for the Netflix original film Extraction, making history for the streaming service. Bringing in 99 million viewers within the first four weeks alone, the film became the most-watched original movie the streaming service has ever seen. Of the six Marvel and Global Avengers franchise films Hemsworth has starred in, Avengers: Endgame still remains one of the highest-grossing movies of all time, accumulating over 2.7 billion dollars worldwide. Introduced as "Thor" in the 2011 eponymous film directed by Kenneth Branagh, Hemsworth will continue his legacy in Thor: Love and Thunder with director Taika Waititi and starring alongside an incredible cast including Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Tessa Thompson, Melissa McCarthy, Chris Pratt, Russell Crowe, and Matt Damon.
Hemsworth can next be seen starring in Joseph Kosinski’s Escape to Spiderhead, an adaptation of the George Saunders short story which also stars Miles Teller and Jurnee Smollett for Netflix. It was also announced he will star in George Miller’s Furiosa, the Mad Max prequel alongside Anya Taylor-Joy and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II; as renowned wrestler Hulk Hogan in a biopic with Academy Award-nominated director Todd Phillips; and returns as mercenary Tyler Rake in Extraction 2 with Sam Hargrave directing. He also hosts and serves as executive producer on National Geographic’s new series Limitless, where he will test the limits of the human body and explore the latest scientific research into health longevity.
As a respected figure in the health and fitness realm, Hemsworth launched CENTR, a personalized digital health and fitness program in February 2019. The app brings the best hand-picked team of internationally renowned experts, including elite trainers, celebrity chefs, meditation teachers, and well-being mentors to help users achieve their ultimate fitness goals.
Hemsworth’s multifaceted career includes a starring role alongside Michael Shannon and Michael Peña in 12 Strong, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, which tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; and in Drew Goddard’s Bad Times at the El Royale, with Jeff Bridges, Jon Hamm and Dakota Johnson.
Born and raised in Australia, where he began his acting career, Hemsworth made his U.S. feature film debut in J.J. Abrams’ blockbuster Star Trek, playing the pivotal role of George Kirk. Additional credits include lead roles in Snow White and the Huntsman, opposite Charlize Theron and the prequel, Huntsman: Winter’s War, which included Jessica Chastain and Emily Blunt, and in Sony’s Men in Black: International alongside Tessa Thompson. Hemsworth flexed his comedic muscles in Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters, alongside Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones, and in Vacation, with Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, and Leslie Mann. He starred in Ron Howard’s true-life drama Rush, portraying famed Formula One driver James Hunt, and collaborated with him again on the drama In The Heart of the Sea.
An active philanthropist, Hemsworth supports the Australian Childhood Foundation and is passionate about ocean conservation.