Chris Evans (actor)

Christopher Robert Evans is an American actor. Evans is best known for his superhero roles as the Marvel Comics characters Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Human Torch in Fantastic Four. He began his career on the 2000 television series Opposite Sex, moving to film in 2001 with the teen comedy Not Another Teen Movie. In 2013, he starred as the lead in the critically acclaimed science fiction action film Snowpiercer, and in 2015, he made his directorial debut with the drama Before We Go, in which he also starred.

Chris Evans was born in Boston and raised in the town of Sudbury. His mother, Lisa , is an artistic director at the Concord Youth Theater, and his father, Robert Evans, is a dentist. He has two sisters, Carly, a graduate of New York Universitys Tisch School of the Arts and a high school drama and English teacher at LincolnSudbury Regional High School, Shanna, and a younger brother, Scott, who was featured on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live. Their uncle, Mike Capuano, represents the same Massachusetts Congressional district formerly represented by Tip ONeill. His mother is of half Italian and half Irish ancestry. He and his siblings were raised Catholic.

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