Hemsworth, born in 1990, was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia. When Hemsworth was in year 8, he and his family relocated to Phillip Island. After finishing school, Hemsworth worked in construction, laying floors for six months before he began acting.
Hemsworth's older brothers Chris Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth are also actors. Hemsworth says that there is competition between them, it is friendly: "We are brothers and we are always competitive, but it is a good thing, it pushes us both and we are always happy whenever someone books something." In 2009, Liam moved to the United States to pursue his career there. He and his brother Chris first stayed in the guest house of Chris Hemsworth's agent William Ward before renting their own Los Angeles apartment in which they currently reside.
In 2009, Hemsworth was considered for the lead role in the 2011 film Thor and moved to the States in April for screen tests. Though he eventually lost the part to his brother Chris in May, the same week 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.Nikki Finke reported that Hemsworth had been in Los Angeles for just three weeks and had not yet found an agent when he was cast. Hemsworth next appeared in the music video for Cyrus' "When I Look at You" which was recorded on August 16, 2009.
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