Chris Hemsworth Confronts ‘Mortality’ After Discovering Genetic Predisposition


At a glance

  • “Most of us, we like to avoid speaking about death,” Hemsworth told the publication.
  • “Then to all of a sudden be told some big indicators are actually pointing to this as the route which is going to happen, the reality of it sinks in. Your own mortality.”
  • The Australian-born actor has two copies of the gene APOE4 which makes him “eight to 10 times more likely” to develop Alzheimer’s in the future.

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