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Chris Evans
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Also known as:Christopher Robert Evans, Cevans, Christopher Robert "Chris" Evans
Occupation:Actor • Voice Cast
Born:June 13, 1981
Birthplace:Boston, Massachusetts, United States Of America
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Born as Christopher Robert Evans on June 13, 1981, Chris Evans is an American television and film actor, who is popular for playing the titular character of the Marvel superhero, Captain America. He started his television career with the TV series, The Fugitive and Opposite Sex in 2000, and his first feature film was Not Another Teen Movie in 2001. In 2014, Chris Evans made his debut his directorial debut with an independent romantic comedy film Before We Go, starring Evans, Alice Eve and Mark Kassen.

Early Life
Evans was born in Boston to Robert Evans, a dentist and Lisa Capuano, an artistic director at the Concord Youth Theater. He has an older sister, Carly Evans, and two younger siblings, a brother named Scott Evans, and a sister named Shana Evans. Evans took up performing arts in high school and after graduation, went to New York where he started training at The Lee Strasberg Theater Institute. During his training, he performed in plays such as A Midsummer Night`s Dream and Two Gentlemen of Verona, which became a solid base of experience for him.Life

Personal Life
The Captain America of Hollywood, Evans, was in a relationship with actress Jessica Biel from 2001 to 2006. After they parted ways, Biel married singer-turned-actor Justin Timberlake.

Acting Career
After appearing in successful television series, The Fugitive and The Opposite Sex, Evans made his feature film debut with Not Another Teen Movie. It was a box office hit and Evans then landed lead roles in The Perfect Score and Cellular in 2004. In 2005, he played the role of Human Torch, a superhero in the comic book adaptation Fantastic Four, and the same role in Fantastic Four: Rise of The Silver Surfer in 2007. His role in Fantastic Four earned him accolades and appreciation worldwide.

He then went on to appear in projects like the The Nanny Diaries in 2007, The Loss of a Teardrop in 2008, Push in 2009, and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World in 2010, but none of these breaks can be compared to the big one he received in 2011, playing the titular role in the film, Captain America: The First Avenger. The film became a critical and commercial blockbuster, grossing over $370 million worldwide. He found similar success in 2012`s mega-hit The Avengers, for which he recapitulated his role as Captain America. The movie along with him also starred Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, and Scarlett Johansson. In 2014, he starred in Captain America: The Winter Soldier and in the following year, he played Captain America again in Avengers: Age of Ultron, and reprized the role for the 2016 sequel Captain America: Civil War.His 2017 release includes the Hollywoood drama film Gifted. Directed by Mark Webb, the movie along with Chris Evans stars Jenny Slate in the lead. His other releases include Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019) and Knives Out (2019). He then gave his voice for Buzz Lightyear in Lightyear (2022). His other notable works include The Gray Man (2022), Ghosted (2023) and Pain Hustlers (2023).
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Did You Know? (12)

  • Chris Evans read for a role in Cameron Crowe's Elizabeth-town (2005) but lost out to Orlando Bloom.
  • Evans ranked 18th on E! Television's 2006 101 Sexiest Celebrity Bodies.
  • Chris Evans auditioned for the part of Scott Smith in Milk (2008), but lost to James Franco.
  • Chris Evans' mother, a former professional dancer, installed a tap dance floor in the basement of their house. Evans claims to still tap dance to work through anxiety.
  • The Captain America star, Chris Evans was very interested to play the role of Tom but because of his date issues he was forced to drop out and was later replaced by Justin Theroux.
  • Jessica Biel dated Chris Evans for two years and split with him in the year 2006. She played his girlfriend and ex-girlfriend in Cellular in 2004 and in London 2005 when they were dating.
  • Chris Evans was initially sceptical of accepting the role of Captain America. It took a lot of persuasion from Robert Downey Jr. before Evans eventually signed up. The rest, as they say, is history.
  • His portrayal of Captain America has made Chris Evans a global superstar. Ironically, he was never a fan of comic books or superheroes!
  • Chris Evans cites Jack Nicholson's iconic role in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) as the biggest influence behind his decision to become an actor.
  • In preparation for his role in the crime thriller Cellular (2004), Chris Evans trained for around five weeks at a stunt school in Los Angeles. The training paid off as the actor aced all his stunt scenes in the movie without a double.
  • Besides acting, Chris Evans is also passionate about filmmaking. He made his directorial debut in 2014 with the romantic drama Before We Go, where he starred alongside Alice Eve.
  • Mel Gibson's Braveheart (1995) and Wes Anderson's The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) are some of Chris Evans' favourite films.
  • Personal Quotes (3)

  • "“I didn't realize - you think you are doing a movie but then you realize it's a Columbia Pictures movie so it's probably going to have some publicity. Then you see a billboard and it's like, 'God! I'm on a billboard!' It doesn't hit all at once, it kind of unravels itself and it's still unraveling.”"
  • "“I always say that the times in my life when I've been happiest are the times when I've seen, like, a sunset.”"
  • "“I love acting. It's my playground, it let's me explore. But my happiness in this world - my level of peace - is never going to be dictated by acting.”"
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