Chris Hemsworth is an Australian actor. He is best known for his roles as Kim Hyde in the Australian TV series Home and Away (2004) and as Thor in the Marvel Studios superhero films Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), Thor: The Dark World (2013) and the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).
He has also appeared in the science fiction action film Star Trek (2009), the thriller adventure A Perfect Getaway (2009), the horror comedy The Cabin in the Woods (2012), the dark fantasy action film Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), the war film Red Dawn (2012) and the biographical sports drama film Rush (2013).
He will appear in the 2015 biographical thriller film In the Heart of the Sea, based on the book of the same name by Nathaniel Philbrick as well as Blackhat, an action thriller mystery. He will star in Avengers: Age of Ultron, the sequel to The Avengers and in the 5th installment of National Lampoon's Vacation Series, Vacation.