‘Feel a wonderful, deep sense of gratitude’: Chris Hemsworth receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

‘Feel a wonderful, deep sense of gratitude’: Chris Hemsworth receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Chris Hemsworth was honored with a star on the coveted Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, May 23, one day before the US premiere of his latest film, Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, starring Anya Taylor-Joy.

George Miller, who directed and co-wrote the post-apocalyptic film, was on hand on Hollywood Boulevard for the ceremony honoring Hemsworth, as was the actor’s Avengers co-star Robert Downey Jr. Anya Taylor-Joy, who plays the main character. in Furiosa, she was also present. And of course, Hemsworth’s family and friends joined him on his special day.

Chris Hemsworth praised his parents during the ceremony, saying they raised him “with the belief that if you choose something you’re passionate about, if you lean into something you love with your heart and soul, then purpose and meaning is placed in front of you.” to you”.

The 40-year-old Australian star continued: “We don’t say fall in love; We say fall in love, so fall in love. There is an act of faith and that comes with risk. But if you have people around you who grab you and support you, then it’s a much easier risk to take. And I am very grateful for the support of my parents along the way and the confidence they gave me and my siblings to pursue something we were passionate about and that sparked curiosity and creativity.”


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On Thursday, Hemsworth became the 2,781st celebrity to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the central figure did not hesitate to express his gratitude for the recognition. This is what she said:

‘I feel like I’m about to wake up somehow’: Chris Hemsworth delivers profound speech at Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony

“I like that a lot of actors, on their way to an audition, would pass by this section of Hollywood Boulevard and see the posters for movies that I wanted to be a part of, for movies that inspired me, the stars on the sidewalk here. and I wonder or wonder, ‘Wow, someday’ or ‘What if?’ or ‘What would that be like?'” Hemsworth said in accepting the honor.

“It’s kind of a dream state, I feel like I’m about to wake up somehow and it’s just not real, it’s all something I’ve imagined,” he continued, adding: “Being here, I actually feel a wonderful, deep feeling.” feeling of gratitude.”

The Extraction star, in his speech, also thanked his “beautiful wife,” Elsa Pataky, for being his pillar of strength at all times and putting aside “her own dreams to support mine.”

“I will always be in your debt,” added the actor.

Chris Hemsworth acting credits

Hemsworth is best known as Thor, a hammer-wielding god who was first introduced to the world through the 2011 standalone Marvel film of the same name. He then became part of the Avengers franchise, appearing in The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor Ragnarok, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame and Thor: Love and Thunder.

Hemsworth also made a splash by playing mercenary Tyler Rake in the 2020 action thriller Extraction and 2023’s Extraction 2. His other notable film credits include Snow White and the Huntsman, The Huntsman: Winter War, Men in Black: International, the Ghostbusters reboot, Rush. , Vacations and more. The actor’s American film debut came in 2009’s Star Trek as George Kirk.

Hemsworth was born on August 11, 1983 in Melbourne, Australia.