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Chris Hemsworth is awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Chris Hemsworth is awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: Thor actor joins film industry royalty with a plaque on the world-famous boulevard

Chris Hemsworth is getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The Thor actor – who went from a small-time Australian soap star to Marvel Universe superhero – is among the next group of 35 celebrities selected for the honour. 

The announcement was made by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Walk of Fame Selection Committee on Thursday.

What an achievement! Chris Hemsworth will be awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

What an achievement! Chris Hemsworth will be awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Chris joins 34 other high-profile figures from television, film and music, including: Julia Roberts, Spike Lee, Elvis Costello and Cindy Crawford.

Others being recognised for their achievements in the entertainment industry include Christina Applegate, Dr Phil McGraw and even Batman.  

Dates for the star ceremonies have yet to be scheduled. 

He's come a long way! The Thor actor, who went from a small-time Australian soap star to Marvel Universe superhero, is among the next group of 35 celebrities selected for the honour

He’s come a long way! The Thor actor, who went from a small-time Australian soap star to Marvel Universe superhero, is among the next group of 35 celebrities selected for the honour 

Big news: The announcement was made by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Walk of Fame Selection Committee on Thursday

Big news: The announcement was made by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Walk of Fame Selection Committee on Thursday 

The Hollywood Walk of Fame stretches along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood.

But the terrazzo and brass stars don’t come cheap.

Each nominee’s sponsor agrees to pay $US50,000 to the Hollywood Historic Trust charitable foundation for the creation, installation and maintenance of the star.  

From Summer Bay to Hollywood! Chris has come a long way since leaving Australian soap Home and Away in 2007. Pictured with Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr.

From Summer Bay to Hollywood! Chris has come a long way since leaving Australian soap Home and Away in 2007. Pictured with Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr.

Chris has come a long way since leaving Australian soap Home and Away in 2007. 

He is best known for playing superhero Thor in the Avengers franchise and most recently starred in Men in Black: International. 

He is now one of Hollywood’s most bankable and highest-paid stars, with his films usually raking in more than $3billion at the box office.

Chris no longer lives in LA, having moved to the Australian coastal town of Byron Bay with his wife, Elsa Pataky, and their three children in 2014.

Leaving LA behind: Chris no longer lives in Hollywood, having moved to the Australian coastal town of Byron Bay with his wife, Elsa Pataky, and their three children in 2014

Leaving LA behind: Chris no longer lives in Hollywood, having moved to the Australian coastal town of Byron Bay with his wife, Elsa Pataky, and their three children in 2014 

Daily Mail UK

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