Sexiest Man Alive 2014

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American fans can thank Hemsworth's big brother Chris for luring the 21-year-old Aussie to Hollywood. "I saw my brother doing it and thought I could do it better," Hemsworth told Interview magazine of following his sibling into acting. While Hemsworth ultimately lost the lead in Thor to Chris, his buff physique landed him an even more sought-after role – that of Gale in the much-anticipated The Hunger Games franchise.