- Birth name:
- Christopher Robert Evans
- Date of Birth:
- 13 June 1981 Boston, Massachusetts, USA
- 6' 0½" (1.84 m)
Christopher Robert Evans was born on June 13th, 1981 in Sudbury, Massachusetts to a father who works as a dentist and a mother who is a dancer. Chris Evans, as he is known to the showbiz industry also has three other siblings, an older sister named Carly, and two younger siblings, a brother named Scott and a sister named Shana. Chris also comes from an Irish-Italian descent.The strong Catholic believer attended Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School and it was there that he decided to be a professional actor. After that, Chris decided to tell his parents about it and he ended up interning at a casting office in New York City. While interning, Chris attended acting classes to improve his acting skills. With help from one of the casting agent he had met earlier, he got the opportunity to start auditioning for a couple of roles after he had graduated from high school.After auditioning, he finally got a role in the TV series, "Opposite Sex" (2000). But his real taste of fame did not start there. Chris was soon discovered and it was his role as "Jake Wyler" in Not Another Teen Movie (2001) that brought the camera's lens to focus more on him. Not too long later, Chris co-starred together with Scarlett Johansson and Bryan Greenberg in The Perfect Score (2004), a movie which basically tells about how a group of students find a way to get perfect scores for their SAT's. It didn't take too long, either, for Chris to get another movie role in Cellular (2004) co-starring Kim Basinger and William H. Macy, a story about a woman who gets kidnapped but is saved after getting help from a young man who answers a "wrong-number" call.The year 2005 was the year for Chris Evans as it was then that he seriously got a shot at stardom. Chris played the role of "Johnny Storm" in Fantastic Four (2005), a remake of the Marvel comic book which tells the life of four superheroes. In that year, itself, Chris was noticed by critics and he even made it into magazine and Internet countdowns, scoring himself a third position of the hot body countdown from Gay.com and #18 on E! Television's 2006 101 Sexiest Celebrity Bodies.The year 2007 also proved to be one successful year for Chris as he's got two movies released around the world that same year. The second installment of the Marvel remake, Fantastic Four came out. Critics say that Chris played his role pretty well and claims that he is improving a lot. The Nanny Diaries also came out and that movie actually proved to fans worldwide that Chris was a great guy. He's portrayal as Harvard Hottie showed fans that he also had a sensitive side to himself.The year 2008 sees Chris Evans being part of the movie Street Kings playing the character Detective Paul Diskant. Street Kings is a movie about a bunch of cops trying to cover up their wrong doings and audiences got to see a serious side of Chris. In the same year, Chris also worked on releasing the movie, The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond.In the love line, Chris had spent two years with actress Jessica Biel. Both of them started being together from the year 2004-2006. It was the month of June when the duo decided to go separate ways. Chris is said to be a romantic as he once surprised Jessica on one of her birthdays with roses and lighted candles in her room.Even though Chris has been successful most of his life, there were also some downs for him. He auditioned for a role in Elizabethtown (2005) opposite Kirsten Dunst but unfortunately, he lost the role to Orlando Bloom. Chris Evans is also popularly mistaken for the British DJ, Chris Evans.Chris Evans has definitely been pretty successful in Hollywood, making it big than any of your average stars. With a whole lot of movies under his belt, Chris is definitely hoping for an Oscar one day but with or without an Oscar, critics will definitely know what to expect from this talented star.