Chris Evans is an American actor and filmmaker.
Let’s find out some fun facts about him!
1. Christopher Robert Evans was born June 13, 1981 in Boston and raised in the town of Sudbury.
2. His mother, Lisa, is an artistic director at the Concord Youth Theater, and his father, Robert Evans, is a dentist.
3. He has two sisters, Carly, a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and a high school drama and English teacher at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, Shanna, and a younger brother, Scott, who was featured on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live.
4. Their uncle, Mike Capuano, represents the same Massachusetts Congressional district formerly represented by Tip O’Neill.
5. His mother is of half Italian and half Irish ancestry.
6. He and his siblings were raised Catholic.
7. Evans graduated from Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School.
8. He moved to New York City and took classes at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
9. He began his career on the 2000 television series Opposite Sex, and has since appeared in a number of films, such as Not Another Teen Movie, Sunshine, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Snowpiercer and Gifted.
10. In 2014, Evans made his directorial debut with the drama film Before We Go, in which he also starred.
11. Evans is known for his superhero roles as the Marvel Comics characters Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Human Torch in Fantastic Four and its 2007 sequel.
12. Evans is a fan of the New England Patriots, and narrated America’s Game: The Story of the 2014 New England Patriots.
13. He is a supporter of LGBT rights, and, although raised Catholic, he has expressed pantheistic views and a great interest in the philosophies of Buddhism.