Christopher Robert Evans was born on June 13, 1981. Evans is known for superhero movies, especially “Captain America.” During his younger years, Evans attended an acting camp. He later secured a position at a casting company in New York. After graduation, he appeared in films, such as “Opposite Sex” and “The Newcomers” in 2000. Learn more about him as we celebrate his special day today!
Chris Evans was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Evans grew up in Sudbury, Massachusetts. His mother, Lisa (née Capuano), was the artistic director of a local youth theater. Evans’ father, Bob, was a dentist. Evans and his three siblings were curious about musical theater. Evans attended acting camp at a young age. Years later, he secured a casting company summer internship.
Evans took acting classes at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York one summer before his senior year in high school. Evans appeared in an educational film ― “Biodiversity: Wild About Life,” in 1997. Three years later, he began to focus more on his acting career. In 2000, Evans starred in “The Newcomers” and “Opposite Sex.” Evans moved to L.A. and lived at Oakwood Apartments, where he met other young actors. Evans’ drive grew; he made a debut in television films.
Evans experienced a breakthrough from 2005 to 2010; he featured in “London” in 2005, “The Nanny Diaries” in 2007, and “The Losers” in 2010. His first role as Captain America was in the 2011 film “Captain America: The First Avenger.” Evans later acted in “The Avengers,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” and more “Avengers” and “Captain America” sequels.
Evans plays Johnny Storm in “Fantastic Four,” a Marvel Universe production.
Evans delivers an outstanding performance in “Captain America: The First Avenger.”
Evans wears a wig and grows a beard to play a hitman in “The Iceman.”
Evans directs “Before We Go,” a romantic comedy.
Evans stars in “Avengers: Endgame.”
Evans is in “Don’t Look Up.”
Why We Love Chris Evans
He supports equal rights and charities
Evans loves equality. He advocates for equal human and animal rights. He supports various charities.
Evans has a soft side
He’s a Disney fan and knows every song from “The Little Mermaid.” Evans was spotted enjoying some rides at Disneyland.
His laughter is contagious
Evans’ laugh is epic and contagious. One can’t help but join in.
5 Surprising Facts
He appeared in a music video
Chris made a star appearance in “Tainted Love” by Marilyn Manson.
He tap dances
Evans loves tap dancing; he showed off his skills on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in 2017.
His childhood crush is famous
Evans watched Sandra Bullock’s 1994 movie, “Speed,” which made his heart race as he had the biggest crush on her.
He had a dream job
When Evans was a kid, he wanted to become a Disney animator.
He didn’t want the superhero role
Before his mother convinced him to take up the role of Captain America, Evans was reluctant because he feared losing normalcy.
Chris Evans FAQs
Is Chris Evans vegan?
He is a vegetarian.
Does Chris Evans like tea?
He likes herbal tea.
What does Chris Evans drive?
He drives an Audi A8 L. However, he owns a lot more.
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