Christopher Hemsworth (born 11 August 1983) is an Australian actor. He rose to prominence playing Kim Hyde in the Australian TV series Home and Away (2004–07) before beginning a film career in Hollywood by taking on parts in the science fiction film Star Trek (2009) and the thriller A Perfect Getaway (2009).
Hemsworth went on to star in the fantasy film Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), the war film Red Dawn (2012), the action thriller Blackhat (2015), the biographical thriller In the Heart of the Sea (2015), the comedy Ghostbusters (2016), and the Men in Black film series spin-off Men in Black: International (2019). His most critically acclaimed roles include the comedy horror The Cabin in the Woods (2012) and the biographical sports film Rush (2013), in which he portrayed James Hunt.
“Thor: Love and Thunder.”The 41-year-old wields the magical hammer Mjolnir and embodies the superhero, the Mighty Thor, for the fourth installment of the franchise.Portman recently revealed that production told her to gain weight for the transformative role.“On ‘Black Swan,’ I was asked to get as small as possible,” the Oscar winner explained to Variety. “Here, I was asked to get as big as possible.
That’s an amazing challenge — and also state of mind as a woman.”The Israeli-born starlet worked with a personal trainer for more than 10 months before and during filming starting in fall 2020 to revamp her body.The “Garden State” actress rebuilt her shoulders and arms and turned them into muscle.“To have this reaction and be seen as big, you realize, ‘Oh, this must be so different, to walk through the world like this,’” she said.
Portman added, “When you’re small — and also, I think, because I started as a kid — a lot of times I feel young or little or, like, a pat-on-the-head kind of person.Read more on nypost.com