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'Thor' Star Chris Hemsworth Expecting Twins

Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky
Chris Hemsworth, the movie star best known for his role as the superhero Thor in recent Marvel movies, is expecting twins with his wife, the actress Elsa Pataky.  The couple, already parents to a 19-month-old girl, announced their pregnancy in November.  More from on the news that Pataky is carrying twins:

The actors are expecting twins this spring, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

"It's incredibly exciting," Hemsworth, 30, told reporters Thursday as he announced the 86th annual Academy Award nominations.

The couple, who are already parents to daughter India Rose, 19 months, stepped out Sunday for the Golden Globes, showing off the baby belly for the first time.

Image: Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky, via Featureflash /