A break from acting for Chris Hemsworth as he faces Alzheimer's

Chris Hemsworth plans on taking more time off from the entertainment industry after learning he has a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer's disease.

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Hemsworth told Vanity Fair in an article published Thursday that the information made him want to take more time off from work to be present with his family.

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"It really triggered something in me to want to take some time off," he said, adding that he's still in the midst of fulfilling work obligations he's contracted to do.

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Now when I finish this tour this week, I'm going home and I'm going to have a good chunk of time off and just simplify. Be with the kids, be with my wife."

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The Australian actor added that filming an episode of "Limitless" about death made him realize he's "not ready to go yet."

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Hemsworth and his wife, Elsa Pataky, 46, share three children: 10-year-old India and 8-year-old twins Sasha and Tristan.

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Hemsworth also said he's become more comfortable turning down projects and is taking "a more curated approach" to his job selection.

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