Chris Hemsworth is ‘doing less acting roles’ after it was discovered he was prone to Alzheimer’s

Chris Hemsworth is said to have taken a huge step back from Hollywood movie roles after discovering he had a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s disease.

The Australian actor, 39, isn’t planning to retire anytime soon, but it’s slowing down.

Hemsworth currently has four projects in the works – including an upcoming Avengers sequel where he returns as his character Thor, and an untitled biopic about wrestling icon Hulk Hogan.

However, a source said Page six His agenda seems clear after these movies.

He does not plan to take on many roles because [learning about his high risk for] Alzheimer’s, an insider told the publication.

Chris Hemsworth is said to have taken a huge step back from Hollywood movie roles after discovering he had a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s disease. Pictured: Chris Hemsworth with his wife, Elsa Pataky, and their twin sons, Tristan and Sasha

said the former Home and Away star Vanity Fair In November, he “doesn’t talk about retirement by any means,” but takes a “more structured approach to things.”

In the same interview, Hemsworth revealed that he is at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease after filming a confrontational episode about death for his Disney+ documentary series Limitless.

After a blood test for the program, he was informed that he was 8 to 10 times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than the general population, as he is one of only two to three percent of people with two copies of the APOE4 gene.

“Yes,” he said, “there was a severity in sailing it.”

Most of us like to avoid talking about death in the hope that we will somehow avoid it.

The former Home and Away star added, “We all have this belief that we’re going to figure it out. Then all of a sudden we’re told that some big sign is actually pointing to this as the way it’s going to happen, and the fact of it just sinks in.”

The former Home and Away star told Vanity Fair in November that he

The former Home and Away star told Vanity Fair in November that he’s “not talking about retirement by any means,” but is taking a “more structured approach to things.” Pictured: Chris Hemsworth as Thor

The actor reacted to the news that he was predisposed to Alzheimer’s disease by adopting a healthier lifestyle.

“For me, the positivity of that was like, ‘Right, if I didn’t know this information, I wouldn’t have made the changes you made,'” he said.

“I wasn’t aware of any of that, so now I feel grateful that I have in my arsenal some kind of tool to best prepare myself and prevent things from happening that way.”

As for how he coped emotionally, “It quickly became a self-defeating kind of banter, if you will. It’s just the way I am, my family, there’s a sense of humor.”

As a result, Chris lives in fear of contracting the disease and forgetting about his wife Elsa Pataky as well as their daughter India, 10, and twin sons Sasha and Tristan, eight.

“The idea that I won’t be able to remember the life I’ve lived, or my wife, my children, is probably my greatest fear,” he said.

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Chris, Elsa, and their three children reside in a $30 million mansion in Broken Head, near the celebrity enclave of Byron Bay.

The royal-like castle, perched high above Seven Mile Beach, boasts a gym, butler’s pantry, fire pit, changing rooms, and an outdoor play area for three.

Chris lives in fear of contracting the disease and forgetting his wife Elsa as well as their daughter India, 10, and twin sons Sasha and Tristan, eight.

Chris lives in fear of contracting the disease and forgetting his wife Elsa as well as their daughter India, 10, and twin sons Sasha and Tristan, eight.

Following the stardom of Chris and his superhero movies, Limitless follows the star as he pushes the opposite of what his body can do.

Following the stardom of Chris and his superhero movies, Limitless follows the star as he pushes the opposite of what his body can do.

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