Chris Hemsworth: Nerdage’s #10 actor with geek appeal

by Matthew Price Modified: April 22, 2013 at 2:46 pm •  Published: June 1, 2011

Chris Hemsworth, who stars as the Marvel Comics hero Thor in the film by that name currently in theaters, comes in at No. 10 on Nerdage’s list of actors with geek appeal.

Hemsworth talked to Nerdage about playing Marvel’s god of thunder.

“He has a great sense of humor. He likes to have fun. Even among all that arrogance and what have you, there’s a real fun side to him, too,” Hemsworth said. “And I tried to bring that part of me out in the character.”

Hemsworth is currently filming “Avengers,” set for 2012 release, which will bring together Thor, Captain America and Iron Man in one film.

He was previously seen in 2009′s “Star Trek” as George Kirk, father to the famous Captain James Tiberius Kirk.    He’s slated to appear in “Snow White and the Huntsman,” also planned for a 2012 release.

- Matt Price

by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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