Chris Hemsworth Receives the 2,781st Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Actor Chris Hemsworth was honored with the 2,781st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, May 23rd at 6819 Hollywood Boulevard, in front of Ovation Hollywood.

Hemsworth received his star in the category of Motion Pictures.

Joining emcee Ellen K as speakers are filmmaker George Miller and actor Robert Downey, Jr. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce administers the legendary Hollywood Walk of Fame for the City of Los Angeles and has proudly hosted the globally iconic star ceremonies for decades. Millions of people from here and around the world have visited this cultural landmark since 1960.

“The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is proud to honor Chris Hemsworth with a well-deserved star. Chris is known for his remarkable performances that have captivated audiences worldwide,” stated Ana Martinez, Producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. “Along with his many fans, I am sure his fellow Australians will be so happy to know that we are adding another talented Aussie to our iconic Walk of Fame,” added Martinez.

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – MAY 23: (L-R) Elsa Pataky, Sasha Hemsworth, Chris Hemsworth and Tristan Hemsworth seen at the ceremony honoring Chris Hemsworth with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 23, 2024 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Getty Images for Warner Bros.)

Chris Hemsworth is one of the most popular and sought-after actors in Hollywood. After his massive success in the Marvel Universe franchise, Hemsworth teamed up with the Russo Brothers yet again for the Netflix original film Extraction, making history for the streaming service. Bringing in 99 million viewers within the first four weeks alone, the film became the most-watched original movie the streaming service had ever seen. Of the six Marvel and Global Avengers franchise films Hemsworth has starred in, Avengers: Endgameremains one of the highest-grossing movies of all time, accumulating over 2.7 billion dollars worldwide.

Introduced as ‘Thor’ in the 2011 eponymous film directed by Kenneth Branagh, Hemsworth continued his legacy in Thor: Ragnarok andThor: Love and Thunderwith director Taika Waititi, and in the later film starred alongside an incredible cast including Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Tessa Thompson, Melissa McCarthy, Chris Pratt, Russell Crowe, and Matt Damon.

Most recently, Hemsworth was seen reprising his role as mercenary Tyler Rake in Extraction 2. The film was directed by Sam Hargrave and produced by Hemsworth’s multiplatform production company Wild State, which he launched in 2022 with producing partner Ben Grayson. Hemsworth also teamed up with Darren Aronofsky for the Disney+ Original series from National Geographic, Limitless with Chris Hemsworth. The six-episode season was also part of Hemsworth’s first look deal through Wild State. Serving as both producer and star, the series tested Hemsworth’s ability to push the limits of the human body, exploring the latest scientific research into health longevity.

In February of this year, Limitless with Chris Hemsworth was renewed for a second season, for which he recently wrapped production. Hemsworth will next be seen in the highly anticipated George Miller Mad Max prequel, Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, for Warner Bros. He stars alongside Anya Taylor-Joy in the film which is set to release nationally on May 24th.

Born and raised in Australia, where he began his acting career, Hemsworth made his U.S. feature film debut in J.J. Abrams’ blockbuster Star Trek,playing the pivotal role of George Kirk. Hemsworth’s multifaceted career includes lead roles in Spiderhead; Snow White and the Huntsman, opposite Charlize Theron; the prequel, The Huntsman: Winter’s War; and Men in Black: International. Hemsworth flexed his comedic muscles in Ghostbusters and Vacation. He starred in Ron Howard’s true-life drama Rush,portraying famed Formula One driver James Hunt, and collaborated with him again on the drama In the Heart of the Sea.He also had starring roles in 12 Strong and Bad Times at the El Royale.

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – MAY 23: Robert Downey Jr. (L) and Chris Hemsworth seen at the ceremony honoring Chris Hemsworth with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 23, 2024 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Getty Images for Warner Bros.)

As a respected figure in the health and fitness realm, Hemsworth launched CENTR, a personalized digital health and fitness program, in February 2019. The app brings the best hand-picked team of internationally renowned experts, including elite trainers, celebrity chefs, meditation teachers, and well-being mentors, to help users achieve their ultimate fitness goals.

An active philanthropist, Hemsworth supports the Australian Childhood Foundation and is passionate about ocean conservation.

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