Ray Meagher, the renowned actor from Home and Away, has received praise from Chris Hemsworth.
In the July return of This is Your Life on Channel Seven, Ray, 77, makes an appearance as the special guest.
To honour Ray’s life and career, Chris, 39, has joined a large group of former Home and Away actors, friends, and visitors.
The Hollywood actor refers to Ray as “the godfather of Australian television” and “my hero” in a new promo for the show, which airs on October 11.
Ray gained notoriety for portraying the adored Alf Stewart on the enduring soap opera; he has been a part of the show since its inception in 1988.
Hemsworth co-starred with Ray on the TV show Home and Away from 2004 to 2007, where he worked before moving to Hollywood.
Also anticipated by viewers will be the emotional Ray-related stories that Dannii Minogue, Bec Hewitt, and Ada Nicodemou will share on the show.
Teaser claims that the renownedly tear-jerking tribute show will shed a few tears.
In one moment, an emotional Ray watches as 43-year-old Kate Ritchie, a former Home and Away actor, tells him, “You mean a lot to me Ray, you know that.”
Meahger was recording an episode of Home and Away when host Melissa Doyle surprised him with the show’s iconic red book, informing him that he had been chosen for the homage.
Known for his approachable manner, the adored actor maintained his cool and sense of humour when he told Mel, “You’ve got to be kidding!”
Ray continued, “Hate to think what you have in there, but I guess we’ll find out,” as he continued to study the large red volume.