Real Reason Thor: Love and Thunder Star Chris Hemsworth Became an Actor

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The most lovable actor Chris Hemsworth is Hollywood’s favourite for his role in the MCU. His acting style and charisma are unbeatable but what was the reason behind his journey to acting.

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Chris Hemsworth in Thor: Ragnarok

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Hemsworth started in the industry with supporting roles, but now he’s known as one of the most successful Hollywood actors portraying the role of Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe from 2011, with his upcoming movie scheduled to premiere this July.

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How Chris Hemsworth became A Megastar

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Chris Hemsworth 

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Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia with two siblings. He belongs to a middle-class family where his father worked as a counsellor and his mother was an English teacher, as stated by Now To Love. Hemsworth always wanted to help his family by paying their home bills and living life carefree According to what he told Variety in May 2019, this was one of the main reasons he went to acting. “A big reason I started acting was because I loved film and TV, but it was like we had no money. I wanted to pay off their house, initially. That was my sort of thing.”

How Chris Hemsworth Struggled Before Landing To Marvel’s Thor

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Australian Superstar Chris Hemsworth

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The actor shared how he burdened himself too much which resulted in him becoming stiff during his auditions. “I almost put too much pressure on myself. If I hadn’t taken it upon myself to take care of my family, I might have been more relaxed.”

The Marvel star shared how he struggled to find any major roles in Hollywood after leaving Home and Away in 2007. He said, “I remember I had an audition right before Christmas one year, where things were not going good. I’d stopped getting callbacks, and I was getting worse feedback. I thought, ‘God, why did I do this?’”

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As reported by Project Casting, Hemsworth got so disappointed with rejection that he almost moved back to Australia. He went through one of his last auditions for the Marvel Thor and got landed the role of Thor, and his career skyrocketed.

From a middle-class individual to a megastar, Chris Hemsworth proved that his passion for acting gave him the immense success he’s getting from Thor.

Marvel’s upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder will hit the theatres on July 8.

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