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Chris Hemsworth: Fatherhood is refreshing

Chris Hemsworth loves rolling around on the floor with his baby twin sons and noticing the differences between them.

The hunky actor and his wife Elsa Pataky are proud parents to little girl India, two, and young twin sons Tristan and Sacha. It's an exciting time for Chris and he relishes every second he spends with the little ones, avoiding film roles which involve travelling and being away from them.

"I think it makes you less selfish, because it's no longer about you. It can't be. It's about someone else, which is refreshing," he explained to E! News. "It's nice to not spend all your time thinking about your own problems and garbage up there and I just have so much fun doing it. It's the best. And now I'm a bit more choosy, I think, with when I work and how I work because it better be worthwhile to take me away from them."

Even at their young age, Chris is aware of each of his offspring's character traits. He also takes the opportunity to embrace his inner child when keeping the tots entertained.

"My daughter's two-and-a-half and my two boys are like eight months old, so I roll around the floor with them and on the trampoline, especially, because they can just bounce and fall over and no one gets hurt," he added.

"My daughter is full of energy, like my wife and I, and strong-minded and has an opinion, like we do. And my boys, one's a bit more calm and chill and the other is much more sensitive to things. You see this right away, when they're first born. One cried, one didn't, with the boys."

And his dad-status seems to have worked wonders on the ladies, as he was voted People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive for 2014. Many view it as a privilege, but the laidback Aussie found it more amusing than anything.

"First getting told about it and just laughing, and then telling my wife and my brothers and they laughed even harder, I think," Chris smiled. "I thought it would give me some bragging rights, but they were like, 'No, re-count, re-count.' They didn't buy it for a second. They asked how many people turned it down before it got to me."

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