Chris Hemsworth is offering up a theory about why he may not be labeled a “serious actor” by some in Hollywood.
The 37-year-old actor spoke about maintaining his physique to play Thor in the Marvel movies, and the topic of serious actors came up.
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“There’s an aesthetic that the role requires,” Chris told The Telegraph. “Bodybuilding is seen as vanity, whereas if I put on a bunch of unhealthy weight, or got unhealthily skinny for a role, I’d probably be called a serious actor.”
“The training across 10 years of doing it is a full-time job. That and then a 12-hour shooting day — it’s a real grind,” he added. “It’s incredibly rewarding, too — you have to look at it like a professional athlete.”