Chris Evans Biography |
  • Chris Evans Biography

    Born: June 13, 1981 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    CHRIS EVANS has recently emerged as one of Hollywood’s most in-demand actors for both big-budget and independent features. He was recently seen in mega-hit The Avengers opposite Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth.

    Previously Evans starred in Joe Johnston’s action-adventure film Captain America: The First Avenger as the famed Marvel Comics character Steve Rogers, who transforms into Captain America after volunteering for a top-secret research project to defend America’s ideals. The film grossed more than $362 million at the worldwide box office.

    Evans starred in Adam and Mark Kassen’s indie film Puncture, portraying a drug addict who becomes involved in a legal battle between a safety-needle inventor and a medical-supply corporation with a monopoly. The film was based on a true story.

    Raised in Massachusetts, Evans began his acting career in theater before moving to New York, where he studied at the Lee Strasberg Institute. In 2007 Evans reprised the role of Johnny Storm, a.k.a. “The Human Torch,” in the summer action-hit Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, which re-teamed him with original Fantastic Four cast-mates Jessica Alba, Michael Chiklis and Ioan Gruffudd.

    Other film credits include Mark Mylod’s comedy What’s Your Number? opposite Anna Faris; Edgar Wright’s action comedy Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, opposite Michael Cera; Sylvain White’s The Losers, with Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Zoe Saldana; Push, opposite Dakota Fanning; Street Kings, with Keanu Reeves and Forest Whitaker; Danny Boyle’s critically acclaimed Sunshine, with Cillian Murphy.

    Evans’ first cinematic role was in the 2001 hit comedic spoof Not Another Teen Movie. Other film credits include The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond, Cellular, The Perfect Score, Fierce People and the romantic drama London.

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