Many may not know it but before appearing as the gorgeous hunk Thor, Chris Hemsworth played James Kirk’s father in the 2009 movie Star Trek, the one that got blasted early on in the movie.
Hemsworth was born and raised in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The son of Leonie and Craig Hemsworth. He later moved to Phillip Island, south of Melbourne, with his family. His older brother Luke and younger brother Liam Hemsworth are also actors, and have had recurring roles as Nathan Tyson and Josh Taylor on Neighbours, respectively. Hemsworth attended Heathmont Secondary College in Melbourne.