“Avengers, Assemble!” Or “ I can do this all day” Chris Evans is known for making two of these lines catchy and famous. Well, it goes both ways.
Chris Evans also started the stereotype – “ you have to play Johnny Storm first to get a successful role in Marvel Cinematic Universe.” anyways, with all that Marvel Joke aside, Chris Evans is a famous American actor known for playing Steve Rogers / Captain American in Marvel Cinematic Universe.
He started his career with the famous TV series Opposite Sex. Later he played significant cinematic roles in movies inspired by Marvel Comic and TMNT and even voiced the character Buzz Lightyear in 2022.
Here is a brief life story and filmography of Chris Evans.
|Full Name||Christopher Robert Evan|
|Born||June 13, 1981|
|Education||New York University|
|Parents||G. Robert Evans III , Lisa Capuano|
Christopher Robert Evans was born in n Boston, Massachusetts. He grew up close to Sudbury. His father was a dentist, and his mother was an artistic director at Concord Youth Theater. Evans grew up in a family of four children; two brothers and two sisters. He has two sisters named Carly and Shanna and a brother named Scott.
Raised as a Catholic, Evans grew up loving musical theater. He even played Randolph MacAfee in the musical named Bye Bye Birdie. As a child, Evans and his siblings also performed on stage during Christmas. However, before starting his senior days of high school, Evans spent time in New York. There, he took acting lessons at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
He started acting professionally in 1999, two years before his parents got a divorce 1999. It was an educational film named Biodiversity: Wild About Life! However, his professional acting career got a kickstart in 2000 with the TV comedy series named Opposite Sex.
Opposite Sex was not my first acting gig with Chris Evans. However, it got him noticed for the bigger screen. In 2000, he also got a small role in a family movie named Newcomers. At this point, he only had small guest roles in TV series and movies.
He got a role in a Teen Movie Spoof named Not Another Teen Movie (2001). Three years later, he did another movie named The Perfect Score (2004). But what got him most of his early applause was the movie named Cellular, a thriller released in 2004.
Chris Evans started getting good acting gigs after Cellular. His first work as a Marvel Superhero was in the Fantastic Four movies in the role of Human Torch. In 2005, Evans got his first superhero movie role. He also appeared in the science fiction movie named Sunshine and Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer.
Later Evans appeared in more movies such as The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008), The Losers ( 2010), and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) – a cult favorite.
Career As Captain America
Chris Evans was only an actor until playing Captain American in the 2011 movie Captain American: The First Avenger (2011). In this movie, he played the role of a scrawny but dutiful serviceman. He goes through a massive physical transformation and becomes a war hero.
It was just the start of his to shine as the star-spangled hero. Later he appeared in multiple Marvel movies reprising the role of Captain American, aka Steve Rogers. In the marvel cinematic universe, he acted alongside Robert Downy Jr, Samuel L Jackson, Mark Ruffalo, and the like.
Those appearances include The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier(2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019).
After Avengers: Endgame (2019), Evans passed the shield on to Falcon, another avenger. He retired as captain America both in the reel and in real life.
Aside from playing Captain America, Evans also voiced the role of Cassey in TMNT, the animated movie. Talking about animated movies, Chris Evans also voiced Buzz Lightyear in a Toy Story spin-off movie of the same name.
He also delivered an amazing performance as a drug-addicted lawyer in the movie Puncture (2011). His role as an unconventional guardian to a genius child in The Gifted (2017) also earned him some level of appreciation.
Evans was also part of a recent murder mystery movie directed by Rian Johnson. In the movie, Knives Out, Evans played the character of a son to a deceased patriarch. He acted alongside James Bond star Daniel Craig.
Chris Evans has a net worth of $110 as of 2020. Although he was not a highly paid actor before playing Captain America, his payment surely has increased. He charges based on the project he works on. However, he can charge up to $20 million for the roles he does in a movie.
Evans loves to do small cameos (like he did in Free Guy, starring Ryan Reynolds). He also sticks to small indie projects.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
Here are some additional questions and answers about Chris Evans. You might love to read them –
Chris Evans has his fair share of fans who often wants to know if he is married or dating. Good news – Evans is still not married. However, he wants to get married someday and have children.
Robert Downy Jr. is the richest avenger actor. He does justice to his role of Tony Stark staying rich in both reel and real life. His role as Iron man helped him earn millions.
He is 41 years as of 2022.
Rumors have it Chris Evans is dating a 25 years young actress named Alba Baptista. They are supposedly dating for over a year. And the relationship between them seems to be serious.
Oh, sorry, wrong catchphrase. But that is how Chris Evans started playing a marvel comic character. It is his role in the MCU that got him fame and recognition worldwide. Although fans are eagerly wishing that he will be back as Captain America, it seems highly u unlikely as of now.
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