Chris Pine vs Chris Hemsworth

Chris Pine’s profile picture
Chris Hemsworth’s profile picture
$20 Million
Net worth 2018
Film & Theater Personalities
Film & Theater Personalities
Los Angeles, California, United States
Melbourne, Australia
United States
1.83 m
University of California, Berkeley, American Conservatory Theater, University of Leeds, Oakwood School
Heathmont College

In mid 2017, came the most defining role of his entire career in his most successful film to date, ‘Wonder Woman’, where he portrayed the role of Steve Trevor, a World War British spy and Gal Gadot’s love interest


In May 2013 came the sequel to ‘Star Trek’, titled ‘Star Trek: Into the Darkness’ and repeated the success of the previous film


In 2011, Pine sat down with William Shatner for a documentary film on the character of Captain Kirk, which he and William portrayed in different films


In November 2010 came another big budget Hollywood action thriller titled ‘Unstoppable’ directed by Tony Scott and media showered praises on young Chris Pine and mentioned him as the new ‘A List star in making’


The film was released in 2009 to critical and commercial acclaim and Pine’s character, Captain James Kirk, was met with special mentions in the reviews


In the 2008 film ‘Bottle Shock’, he played a major role and shocked the audiences with his powerful performance as a Napa Valley Vintner


In 2007 he was seen in a play titled ‘Fat Pig’ where he played the role of best friend of the lead character as an alpha man and received praises from all over for his performance


The comedy film was released in 2006 and in the same year Chris appeared in a few more films such as ‘Blind Dating’ and an hardcore action film titled ‘Smoking Aces’ and was also selected to play the lead part in a one man play ‘The Atheist’ in New York in 2006


By 2005, Pine had already made appearances in several short films and an independent film titled ‘Confessions’, a film which was directly released to video


Once out of the theatre circuit, Chris started auditioning for TV roles and ended up getting minor roles in the TV series’ such as ‘ER’, ‘The Guardian’ and ‘CSI: Miami’ and started doing short films right around that time in 2003


Chris Pine was born in Los Angeles on 26th August 1980 to Robert Pine, who was a prominent actor, and Gwynne Gilford, who was also an actress but later chose psychotherapy as career


Upcoming films of this ace actor include ‘Thor: Ragnarok’, planned for a November 3, 2017, release in the US; ‘Avengers: Infinity War’, planned for a May 4, 2018, release in the US; an untitled Avengers film to be released in North America on May 3, 2019; and a war drama film ‘Horse Soldiers’


On November 4, 2016, American superhero film ‘Doctor Strange’ emerged as a blockbuster garnering critical acclaim


In 2015, he played a convicted computer hacker, Nicholas Hathaway, in action thriller mystery film ‘Blackhat’; tickled the funny bones as Stone Crandall in the comedy flick ‘Vacation’; and played Owen Chase in adventure drama ‘In the Heart of the Sea’ apart from playing Thor in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’


In 2014, the ‘People’ magazine tagged him that year’s "Sexiest Man Alive" in a yearly feature


The year 2013 saw him reprising the role of Thor in ‘Thor: The Dark World’, sequel to 2011's ‘Thor’; giving voiceover as George Kirk in ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’, sequel to 2009’s ‘Star Trek’; and portraying real-life character of James Hunt, the 1976 Formula 1 World Champion, in sports drama film ‘Rush’


‘The Avengers’ and the 2012 hit American dark fantasy film ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ where he played the character of Eric, the Huntsman, fetched him a ‘Teen Choice Awards’ in the category of ‘Choice Summer Movie Star: Male’


The film emerged as the 15th highest-grossing flick of 2011 and earned him several nominations including the ‘Teen Choice Awards’ and ‘People's Choice Awards’


His first starring role came with the American independent crime-thriller flick ‘Ca$h’ that released in March 2010


It was followed by August 2009 thriller adventure ‘A Perfect Getaway’ where he played Kale


He participated in the Australian light entertainment reality show ‘Dancing with the Stars Australia’ in its fifth season that premiered on September 26, 2006


He won the ‘Most Popular New Male Talent’ award at the ‘Logie Awards’ in 2005


His first on-screen appearance as Hyde happened on February 17, 2004 and he ended up playing the part for 3 ½ years till July 3, 2007, featuring in 185 episodes before leaving the show to concentrate on his film career


After college, he began doing bit roles in TV series including playing King Arthur in Canadian/Australian fantasy ‘Guinevere Jones’ (2002); as Jamie Kane in Australian series ‘Neighbours’ (2002); and as ‘The New Vet’ in Australian-Canadian children's series ‘The Saddle Club’ (2003) among others


Chris Hemsworth was born on August 11, 1983, in Melbourne, Australia to Craig Hemsworth and Leonie (née van Os) as their second child among three sons