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Chris Hemsworth pays tribute to Home and Away’s Ray Meagher

Chris Hemsworth pays tribute to Home and Away’s Ray Meagher in emotional episode of This Is Your Life

Chris Hemsworth has paid tribute to legendary Home and Away actor Ray Meagher.

Ray, 77, appears as guest of honor in Channel Seven’s reboot of This is Your Life, which returned to screens in July.

And Chris, 39, has joined a long list of former Home and Away stars, friends and guests to help celebrate Ray’s life and career.

Chris Hemsworth has paid tribute to legendary Home and Away actor Ray Meagher in an upcoming episode of Channel Seven’s This Is Your Life

In a new preview for the episode, which airs on October 11, the Hollywood star calls Ray, ‘the godfather of Australian television, my hero.’

Rising to fame playing the beloved Alf Stewart on the long-running soap, Ray has been on the show since its debut in 1988.

Hemsworth also starred on Home and Away from 2004-2007, where he worked alongside Ray before heading to Hollywood.

In a new preview for the episode, which airs on October 11, the Hollywood star calls Ray, 'the godfather of Australian television, my hero.'  Ray is pictured

In a new preview for the episode, which airs on October 11, the Hollywood star calls Ray, ‘the godfather of Australian television, my hero.’ Ray is pictured

Fans can also look forward to Dannii Minogue, Bec Hewitt, and Ada Nicodemou to see their touching stories about Ray in the series.

The teaser promises there will be a few tears at the famously emotional tribute show.

In one scene, a tearful Ray listens as former Home and Away star Kate Ritchie, 43, tells him: ‘You mean a lot to me Ray, you know that.’

Meahger learned he was chosen for the tribute when host Melissa Doyle surprised him with the show's red book while filming an episode of Home and Away

Meahger learned he was chosen for the tribute when host Melissa Doyle surprised him with the show’s red book while filming an episode of Home and Away

Meahger learned he was chosen for the tribute when host Melissa Doyle surprised him with the show’s red book while filming an episode of Home and Away.

Known for his down-to-earth style, the much-loved actor kept his composure and sense of humor and told Mel: ‘You’ve got to be kidding me!’

Looking at the big red book Ray added: ‘Hate to think what you have in there, but I think we will find out.’

Looking at the big red book, Ray said, 'I hate to think what you got in there!'

Looking at the big red book, Ray said, ‘I hate to think what you got in there!’

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