Chris Hemsworth honored with star on Hollywood Stroll of Fame

HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES — A star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame was unveiled Thursday honoring Chris Hemsworth, sooner or later 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, have been amongst these becoming a member of him on the ceremony in entrance of the Ovation Hollywood buying complicated on Hollywood Boulevard. His “Furiosa” co-star, Anya Taylor-Pleasure, was additionally in attendance.

Hemsworth heaped reward on followers, castmates and household, giving specific kudos to his mother and father.

He stated his mother and father raised him “with the idea that if you happen to do select one thing you are keen about, if you happen to lean into one thing you’re keen on along 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 if in case you have folks round you to catch you and help you then it is a far simpler threat to take. And I am so grateful for my mother and father’ encouragement alongside the way in which, and the boldness they gave myself and my brothers to pursue one thing we have been keen 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 Conflict,” “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 unique 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 Conflict,” “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 collection.

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 yr.”

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 collection “Guinevere Jones” as King Arthur, showing on the nighttime cleaning soap opera “Neighbours” and one episode of the authorized collection, “Marshall Legislation.”

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 very best 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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