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Chris Hemsworth reveals he braids his daughter's hair

April 14, 2016
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Chris Hemsworth may be best known for his acting skills and impressive workouts to maintain his physique, but the 32-year-old has revealed a hidden talent. The doting father admitted that he often helps his three-year-old daughter India Rose braid her hair, and has become "pretty good" at mastering the style.

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Chris Hemsworth has shared his hidden talent for braiding hair

In a video for Buzzfeed, the actor's The Huntsman: Winter's War co-star Jessica Chastain asked if he had ever "French braided someone's hair".

"Oh yeah, my daughter for sure," the doting father replied. When pressed by Jessica as to whether he knows how to do a French braid specifically, he asked: "I know how to do a plait, is that similar?"

After she explained that it involves adding more hair as you work down the braid, Chris admitted he hadn't tried the style on India but that it "sounds like something I'll be doing next though".

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Chris and Elsa Pataky have three children

While he may still be learning new styles, Chris revealed he has already mastered the basics of hairstyling, especially when it came to his daughter. "I'm pretty good with India's hair though," he said.


It's not the first time that the Australian heartthrob, who has three children with wife Elsa Pataky, has opened up about his daughter.

Chris has previously revealed that while India Rose has started to recognise him on screen, she hasn't yet grasped the concept of his role as an actor.

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Jessica Chastain also stars in The Huntsman: Winter's War

"It's weird – my daughter can see Thor and go 'that's dad', or papa or whatever she chooses to call me," Chris told The Today Show. "But I don't know if she comprehends what it is – have I disappeared into the box or what?"

He added that it can be hard rehearsing for roles at home around India Rose and twin boys Tristan and Sasha.

"My daughter, I'll be running lines and she'll be like 'why are you talking to yourself?' and trying to explain that to a three-year-old is impossible," he explained.

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