Australian Actor Chris Hemsworth Diagnosed with a Genetic Predisposition to Alzheimer’s
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Australian Actor Chris Hemsworth Diagnosed with a Genetic Predisposition to Alzheimer’s

Australian actor, Chris Hemsworth The actor who plays Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Reported that he plans to go on hiatus after being diagnosed with a genetic tendency to Alzheimer’s.

The 39-year-old actor will be taking a break after a promotional tour for Limitless With Chris Hemsworth, his latest National Geographic show.

Australian Actor Chris Hemsworth
Australian Actor Chris Hemsworth

In the fifth episode of the series, Chris meets with a doctor for a consultation. After undergoing a number of genetic tests, revealed that he had a normal risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease 10 times.

Shocking News Australian actor, Chris Hemsworth

Doctors plan to share genetic test results with Chris live on camera. After that, discuss the best course of action regarding the disease.

However, that plan changed when the doctor found out the results of the test. The doctor called one of the crew, and asked that the conversation be done behind the scenes.

It was quite a shock because he called me and he told me,” said Chris.

From Grandpa

Australian Actor Chris Hemsworth has a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s disease which may be inherited from his maternal grandfather.

Chris himself also revealed that as long as he knew his grandfather, he often heard his grandfather speak two languages, Dutch and English.

In fact, when speaking, the languages ​​can mix. “I’m not sure he really remembers much more and he jumps in and out of Dutch, which is his native language,” said Chris Hemsworth.

“He will speak (in) Dutch and English and then mixed in and maybe some other new words as well.”

Don’t know what to do

Getting news from doctors that he has a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s, Chris Hemsworth had a lot of questions. He did not know how to respond to what kind of diagnosis he received it.

“I wish I had a more intense follow-up because I didn’t really know what to think. I was like, ‘Should I be worried? Is this worrying?” he said.

Will be on long leave Australian actor, Chris Hemsworth

Quoting from Vanity Fair, Chris said that shooting Limitless made him discover many things.

He said the experience he had during filming, especially when he received a diagnosis, made him think about taking a break from acting. “Doing an episode about death and dealing with your own mortality made me say, ‘Oh my God, I’m not ready to go,'” said the father of three. “I want to sit and be in this space with a greater sense of silence and gratitude,” he added.

Elsa Pataky’s husband said he would complete all matters related to the work contract and planned to take time off. “That really sparked something in me to want to take time off. Now when I finish this tour this week, I’m going to go home and I’m going to have a good time off with the kids, with my wife.” he explained.

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