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Specifically regarding a person being part of something.

For example:

Chris Hemsworth of Thor, Avengers, and Star Trek 2009.

Chris Hemsworth from Thor.

  • Hello, Renox. Dictionary coverage of prepositional usages is much more comprehensive than it used to be, and at least some evidence of research (not just 'I looked in dictionaries, but ...') should be presented. – Edwin Ashworth Jan 28 '18 at 8:17
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Preposition choice sometimes comes from emphasis. Do you want to emphasize that

from

Like he is known from that movie. Here you are emphasizing from where/whence (haha) Chris Hemsworth came.

Chris Hemsworth is known from/came out of the movie Thor?

Chris Hemsworth from Thor.

of

Here you are just mentioning a general association. Honestly, of sounds formal because of this.

Chris Hemsworth was in the movie Thor, Avengers, and Star Trek 2009.

Chris Hemsworth of Thor, Avengers, and Star Trek 2009.

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