Before Thor: What Did Chris Hemsworth do Before Becoming the God of Thunder? by Sam Plank , May 25th, 2016 at 10:59am Share on Facebook Share to TwitterPrepare yourself to see a baby-faced hammer-wielder!The Australian actor and People Magazine’s 2014 Sexiest Man Alive (just BARELY snagging the spot from yours truly), got his feet wet in a soap opera from down under, like these two Aussies:Naomi WattsHeath LedgerAnd let’s not forget the other famous Hemsworth from the land down undah who also got his start there:The show?Home and AwayHome and Away is a soap that’s been around since 1988; so no surprise there at how many Aussie actors have come from it!Here is a basic description of the show from IMDB:Watch as the god of thunder succumbs to the Ra! Sort of, anyway-Here’s another close-up of our future Avenger from H&A:AwwwwwHe starred in the show from 2004-2007, but also guest-starred in another huge Australian soap opera in 2002:NeighboursFrom IMDB:There’s something about soap operas that Aussies love, because this one has been on the air since 1985! That doesn’t hold a candle to Guiding Light or General Hospital in the states, but it doesn’t seem like there’s anything stopping Home and Away and Neighbours from breaking the records set by the soaps over here.Just look at Jamie Kane!His brother Liam also had a role on this show, along with the likes of Margot Robbie, Russell Crowe, and Guy Pearce.What’s that? You want to see Chris with long hair again?I present you, King Arthur!Guinevere JonesHemsworth starred as King A himself in this 2002 Aussie show, in two episodes. Here’s a clip of a sometimes barely recognizable Chris-You want to see something almost as adorable as a young Thor? How about a young Thor who fixes cute, cuddly animals!The Saddle ClubChris guest-starred as “The New Vet” in one episode of this show, looking very Mr. Rogers-ish:The episode was named Tenderfoot , and its heart-wrenching synopsis is below-Last but not least, here is the first role that so many of us on this side of the planet remember him playing:Star TrekChris played George Kirk, Captain Kirk’s father who killed us all with his short performance.Who wants their feels stomped all over again? And to see Emma Swan before she was Emma Swan? Here you go!Look for the god of thunder again in 2017, when he goes on an intergalactic road trip with the Hulk in Thor: Ragnarok!