Liam Hemsworth Biography
Liam Hemsworth is an Australian actor. He is known for his roles of Josh Taylor in the soap opera Neighbours, Marcus on the series The Elephant Princess. He starred in the 2010 American film The Last Song and was cast as Gale Hawthorne in The Hunger Games film series, in 2012.
Hemsworth was born on 13 January, 1990, in Melbourne, Australia as the youngest of three boys of Leonie, an English teacher, and Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counselor. He has Irish, German, English, and Scottish ancestry. His two older brothers Chris and Luke Hemsworth, are actors as well. When Hemsworth was 8, his family relocated to Phillip Island, a small island and he spent much of his time there surfing with his brothers. He moved to the United States in March 2009, to pursue his career.
On retaining an agent, Hemsworth attended his first audition at the age of sixteen and started his career in 2007 with guest appearances on the shows Home and Away and McLeod's Daughters. On July 2007, Hemsworth laned a recurring role as Josh Taylor in an Australian soap opera his brother Luke had previously starred in. Liam appeared on the series until 2008. After that, he starred on the children's television show The Elephant Princess, playing "Marcus", the lead guitarist of the protagonist's band. In 2009, Disney announced that Hemsworth had landed the part of Will Blakelee in the 2010 drama The Last Song, based on the Nicholas Sparks novel by the same name. Hemsworth plays the love interest of Miley Cyrus's character in the film. He was considered for the title role in Thor but ultimately lost to his brother, Chris Hemsworth. Later in March 2010, it was announced that Hemsworth was in negotiations to star in Arabian Nights, a 3D action film that will be directed by Chuck Russell for Inferno Entertainment. His role was confirmed later on. He is also said to have been approached for the lead role in Northern Lights after Taylor Lautner withdrew from the David Ellison-financed project. On 4 April 2011, Lionsgate announced Hemsworth had landed one of the lead roles of Gale Hawthorne, in The Hunger Games, which was released in 2012. Since then, he reprised his role in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the sequel to The Hunger Games, released in November 2013. In 2013, he appeared in Empire State, with Emma Roberts, and Paranoia, co-starring Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman and Amber Heard. In addition to that, he has appeared in the music video for Cyrus' "When I Look at You" the same year in 2009.Hemsworth starred in the music video for "Colder Weather" by the Zac Brown Band.
Hemsworth met the Disney singer Miley Cyrus while filming The Last Song in June 2009. They soon began a relationship and after three years on-again, off-again relationship, the couple announced their engagement in June 2012. They lived together in Los Angeles but in September 2013 their relationship came to an end. Hemsworth is the ambassador of the Australian Childhood Foundation.
Liam is not only talented; he also has a great personality and a toned body. He can often be seen flaunting his muscular body. He stands tall at the height of 6 feet and 3 inches. His hard work into the industry has not only made him famous, but fortunate as well. The actor has a good number of followers and admirers all over the world. He keeps them updated and laughing with frequent tweets in his Twitter account. He is also a good user of his Facebook account. More information on him is available on his recent and detailed biography in numerous websites including the Wiki and IMDb website.