Chris Hemsworth reveals the moment he almost quit

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'I had a huge amount of anxiety': Chris Hemsworth reveals the moment he almost quit - just before he landed his breakout role as Thor

By Joe Scek For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 01:08 BST, 13 June 2019 | Updated: 02:12 BST, 13 June 2019

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Today, he is one of 's most in-demand actors.

But Chris Hemsworth came dangerously close to quitting the film industry before landing his breakout role as Thor in the Marvel Universe franchise.

The 35-year old told WHO magazine on Thursday that his career was at a standstill before he was cast as the hammer-wielding superhero.

'I had a huge amount of anxiety': Chris Hemsworth has revealed the moment he almost quit Hollywood - just before he landed his breakout role as Thor. Pictured in Thor: The Dark World

'I had a huge amount of anxiety': Chris Hemsworth has revealed the moment he almost quit - just before he landed his breakout role as Thor. Pictured in Thor: The Dark World

Chris explained that the endless stream of auditions led to plenty of soul searching, and he was asking himself, 'Why am I doing this?' and 'What's my motivation?' 

He added: 'It was hard, I had a huge amount of anxiety when I was auditioning.'

Chris' confidence plunged to an

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