Australian actor Chris Hemsworth, best known for portraying Thor in the MCU, will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame later this month. Hemsworth also played the Huntsman in Snow White and the Huntsman (3012) and George Kirk in Star Trek (2009). He reprised the role of the Huntsman in The Huntsman: Winter’s War (2016) and played Kevin in the controversial reboot of Ghostbusters (2016). He played King Arthur in the TV show Guinevere Jones. He starred as Curt in Joss Whedon’s horror film The Cabin in the Woods (2011). He starred in Netflix’s Extraction (2020) as Tyler Rake. He played Agent H in Men in Black: International (2019).

Hemsworth will receive the  2,781st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 11:30 am Pacific Time. His star will be at 6819 Hollywood Boulevard, in front of Ovation Hollywood. Those who wish to witness the ceremony, but are unable to visit California, may watch via live-streaming.  The event will be streamed live exclusively at The MC for this Hollywood honor will be Ellen K., herself a Walk of Famer and an iHeart Media personality. She is also chairwoman of the selection committee for the Walk of Fame. The guest speakers will be filmmaker George Miller and MCU co-star and Disney Legend Robert Downey, Jr. George Miller is the producer of the penguin cartoon Happy Feet (2006) and a writer/producer for the Mad Max franchise. Hemsworth will beplaying Dr. Dementus is the soon-t0-be-released Furiousa: A Mad Max Saga.

Chris_Hemsworth in Thor Love and Thunder
Hemsworth as Thor in Thor: Love and Thunder

Hemsworth is the first of Hollywood’s so-called Chris Club (Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pine, Chris Pratt and Chris Evans) to be awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, although Chris Pine will be following in his footsteps later this year.

Chris Hemsworth is not the first Australian performer to earn a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. “Errol Flynn, Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe and Olivia Newton-John have their own stars,” as do ” Leon Errol, Clyde Cook, Helen Reddy and John Farrow .” Errol Flynn has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, like American actress Hattie McDaniel. Flynn’s are for motion pictures and for television. McDaniel’s are for radio and motion pictures. Chris Hemsworth’s star is for motion pictures.

He has been married to actress Elsa Pataky since 2010. They have three children, twin sons Sasha and Tristan and daughter India.


Susan Macdonald
Susan Macdonald

Susan Macdonald is the author of the children’s book “R is for Renaissance Faire”, as well as 26 short stories, mostly fantasy in “Alternative Truths”, “Swords and Sorceress ”, Swords &Sorceries Vols. 1, 2, & 5, “Cat Tails” “Under Western Stars”, and “Knee-High Drummond and the Durango Kid”. Her articles have appeared on’s web site, in The Inquisitr, and in The Millington Star. She enjoys Renaissance Faires (see book above), science fiction conventions,  Highland Games, and Native American pow-wows.