Leaping from the legends of Norse mythology, the Asgardian God of Thunder, Thor, is the son of Odin the All-Father and Jord, the spirit of the Earth.
Did You Know?
- Thor is named after the Norse God of thunder and lightning.
- While others have described Thor as an over-muscled, oafish imbecile, he's quite smart and compassionate.
- "Thor: The Dark World" was filmed in England under the working title “Thursday Mourning,” a reference to the day of the week originally known as “Thor's Day.”