Who played Thor? a.k.a. Chris Hemsworth bio profile

May 5, 2011 by  
Filed under Bio, movies

Many may not know it but before appearing as the gorgeous hunk Thor, Chris Hemsworth played James Kirk’s father in the 2009 movie Star Trek, the one that got blasted early on in the movie.

Early life

Hemsworth was born and raised in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The son of Leonie and Craig Hemsworth. He later moved to Phillip Island, south of Melbourne, with his family. His older brother Luke and younger brother Liam Hemsworth are also actors, and have had recurring roles as Nathan Tyson and Josh Taylor on Neighbours, respectively. Hemsworth attended Heathmont Secondary College in Melbourne.

Patrick Swayze’s Beast gets low ratings

February 18, 2009 by  
Filed under ratings, tv shows

A&E Channel’s Detective drama “The Beast” is not faring too well in the ratings, six shows into the season.

 ”The Beast” (2.4 million, 0.8 adults 18-49 rating) was down 20% in the adult demo from the network’s last scripted premiere, July’s “The Cleaner.”

Compared to the most recent premiere of its lead-in “The First 48,” “Beast” was down 27% in the demo. Still, “Beast” matched the total viewers of last night’s “First 48.”