Chris Hemsworth honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES — A star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame was unveiled Thursday honoring Chris Hemsworth, someday earlier than the U.S. launch of his newest movie, “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga.”

George Miller, who directed and co-wrote the screenplay for the post- apocalyptic motion journey movie, and Robert Downey Jr., a castmate of Hemsworth in 4 “Avengers” movies, had been amongst these becoming a member of him on the ceremony in entrance of the Ovation Hollywood procuring complicated on Hollywood Boulevard. His “Furiosa” co-star, Anya Taylor-Pleasure, was additionally in attendance.

Hemsworth heaped reward on followers, castmates and household, giving explicit kudos to his dad and mom.

He stated his dad and mom raised him “with the idea that in the event you do select one thing you are enthusiastic about, in the event you lean into one thing you’re keen on together with your coronary heart and soul, then the aim and the that means is specified by entrance of you.

“We do not say rising into love, we are saying falling into love, so fall into it. There is a leap of religion that happens, and there is a threat in that. However when you’ve got folks round you to catch you and assist you then it is a far simpler threat to take. And I am so grateful for my dad and mom’ encouragement alongside the best way, and the boldness they gave myself and my brothers to pursue one thing we had been enthusiastic about that ignited curiosity and creativity.”

The star is the two,781st for the reason that completion of the Stroll of Fame in 1961 with the preliminary 1,558 stars.

Hemsworth is finest identified for his portrayal of the hammer-wielding god Thor, first within the eponymous 2011 stand-alone Marvel movie, then in “The Avengers,” “Thor: The Darkish World,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Thor: Ragnarok,” “Avengers: Infinity Warfare,” “Avengers: Endgame” and “Thor: Love and Thunder.”

He additionally starred because the mercenary Tyler Rake within the 2020 motion thriller “Extraction,” Netflix’s most-watched authentic movie, and its 2023 sequel “Extraction 2.”

Hemsworth’s different memorable movies embrace “Snow White and the Huntsman” and its sequel, “The Huntsman: Winter’s Warfare,” “Males in Black: Worldwide,” the 2016 “Ghostbusters” reboot; the biographical sports activities movie “Rush,” and “Trip,” the fifth and last theatrical installment of the “Trip” movie sequence.

The actor made his American movie debut within the 2009 science fiction movie “Star Trek,” showing within the opening scene as George Kirk, the primary officer of the Federation starship USS Kelvin and father of James T. Kirk, the long run Enterprise captain.

Josh Tyler of the leisure information web site Cinemablend known as Hemsworth’s scene the “finest 5 minutes I’ve spent in a movie show this 12 months.”

Hemsworth was born on Aug. 11, 1983 in Melbourne, Australia, and raised each there and within the Australian outback city of Bulman. He started his profession in 2002 in Australian tv, starring in two episodes of the fantasy sequence “Guinevere Jones” as King Arthur, showing on the nighttime cleaning soap opera “Neighbours” and one episode of the authorized sequence, “Marshall Regulation.”

His first high-profile function got here in 2004 as hunky highschool dropout Kim Hyde on “Residence and Away,” which introduced him a Logie Award in 2005 as hottest new male expertise. The awards honor the perfect in Australian tv.

Hemsworth appeared in 171 episodes of the nighttime cleaning soap opera, leaving in 2007 to focus on his film profession.

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