He attended high school at Heathmont College before his family again returned to the Northern Territory, and then moved a few years later to Phillip Island. Career 2002–2010: Early work and Home and Away. Hemsworth began his career by appearing in several television series.
- Early career
- Acting career
- Personal life
Chris saw quite a bit of the country in his youth, after his family moved to the Northern Territory before finally settling on Phillip Island, to 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. He reprised the character in the science fiction blockbuster The Avengers (2012).
Chris's American representative, management company ROAR, also manages actress Elsa Pataky, and it was through them that the two met, marrying in 2010. The couple have a daughter and twin sons.
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Apr 23, 2021 · After living in the Northern Territory, the Hemsworth family relocated to Phillip Island, which is south of Melbourne. It was here that all three boys got their first taste of acting while performing in school plays.
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He studied at the well-known coeducational government secondary college ‘Heathmont College’ in Heathmont, Victoria. After a few years, his family relocated to south-southeast of Melbourne, Victoria, in an island called Phillip Island. Quotes: Children. Continue Reading Below.
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