Type “Captain America” on Google and you’ll see this actor’s name on the top. Christopher Robert Evans aka Chris Evans is an American actor mostly known for his “Superhero” roles. He started his career in the year 2000 and since then Chris Evans has essayed surreal characters in television series to films. Evans is a big-time animal lover and is a die-hard fan of all Disney films since childhood. Apart from his killer looks, there’s a lot to know about this charismatic actor. So without wasting any time let’s get started.
Chris Evans father was a dentist and his mother Lisa Evans was the artistic director at the Concord Youth Theater. He is of half British and half Italian descent and was raised in Sudbury, Massachusetts. He is the eldest brother of two sisters and one brother. His younger brother Scott is also an actor who played the role of Oliver fish in the daytime soap opera One Life to Live.
Chris Evans younger brother Scott openly announced himself as Gay this can be sighted as one of the major reasons why he is a huge supporter of the LGBT community. In fact, he was quoted in an interview saying -
It’s interesting to know that though the actor is quite famous for his looks and his affairs have always been the talk of the town, he is still “The Most Eligible Bachelor”. The list of his girlfriends includes Minka Kelly, Jessica Beil, and Jenny Slate.
According to the sources Jack Nicholson’s performance in the film "One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest" was one of the initial films to inspire Chris Evans to become an actor.
Chris Evans made his acting debut with a short education video named “Biodiversity: Wild About Life! ” in the year 1997. In the year 2000, he made his television debut with the comedy-drama Opposite Sex. After that, he got his big break in the film “Not Another Teen Movie” in the year 2001. The actor has never looked back since then, he has done amazing work in films like Sunshine (2007), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), Snowpiercer (2013), and Gifted (2017).
Though Chris Evans's “Captain America” is the most talked about role in his entire career, he was a little sceptical about portraying that role and denied it thrice before giving it a thumbs up. This big opportunity opened the door for great lead chances for him in big films.
The start of Chris Evans's acting career was with films like “The Perfect Score” and “Cellular”. His Superhero stint started with playing the Human Torch in the film “The Fantastic Four”. Evans has been a fan of Sci-fi films and has been a part of films like Sunshine.
Since the beginning of his career, Chris Evans most roles have been of the superheroes in the Comic book series. He has done 40+ films out of which 11 have only been Captain America’s role that he played for the Marvel Comic book series. Apart from this, he has also been a part of another great comic book series adaptation, “The Losers”.
Chris Evans's roles in the films like, Fierce People(2005), London(2005), Street Kings(2008), The Nanny Diaries(2007) and Push(2009) proved his versatile acting skills and remains till date the best roles that he played apart from the Marvel and Comic series characters.
Chris has also done voice-overs in the films TMNT(2007), and Battle for Terra(2007). Chris also made his directorial debut with the film “Before We Go” and made his Broadway (theatre) debut in the year 2018 with “Lobby Hero”.