Birthday: 13th June
Chris Evans is an American actor. He began his career with roles in television series. Following appearances in several teen films he gained attention for his portrayal of Marvel Comics character the Human Torch in 2005's Fantastic Four, and its sequel Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007). Evans made further appearances in film adaptations of comic books and graphic novels: TMNT (2007) and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010).
He gained wider recognition for his portrayal of Steve Rogers / Captain America in several Marvel Cinematic Universe films, namely Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), and Captain America: Civil War (2016), and the ensemble films The Avengers (2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). His work on the Marvel series established him as one of the world's highest-paid actors.
Aside from comic book roles, Evans starred in the drama Gifted (2017), the mystery film Knives Out (2019), and the television miniseries Defending Jacob (2020). He made his directorial debut in 2014 with the romantic drama Before We Go, which he also produced and starred in. Evans made his Broadway debut in the 2018 revival of Kenneth Lonergan's play Lobby Hero, which earned him a Drama League Award nomination.
Evans is the voice of Buzz Lightyear in the new Toy Story origin spin-off film, Lightyear.
How do you rate Chris Evans' films?
WATCH CHRS EVANS THIS WEEK
FILM: The Losers (2010)
Wednesday 22nd June, Sky Cinema Action, 12:10pm
Evans stars in this action packed comic book adaptation.
FILM: Push (2009)
Thursday 23rd June, Great Movies!, 7:00pm - Also on AMAZON PRIME
More action packed nonsense from Evans here.
FILM: Knives Out (2019)
Streaming - More4
One of Evans' best performances and against type as the nasty rich boy in this comic murder mystery.
Ellie - ★★★★★
'The movie is a really good one to watch, it's basically a live game of Cluedo. The movie keeps you on your toes and guessing everything, I would totally recommend you watch this movie.'
Read our Reviews HERE
ON AMAZON PRIME...
FILM: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
Evans is hilarious in this very different comic-book adaptation.
Captain America Movies (2011 - 2019)
FILM: Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
FILM: The Avengers (2012)
FILM: Thor: The Dark World (2013)
FILM: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
FILM: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
FILM: Captain America: Civil War (2016)
FILM: Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
FILM: Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
FILM: Captain Marvel (2019)
FILM: Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Catch all of Evan's iconic role and performance as Captain America appearances in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Art (Age 8) - ★★★★★
"I watched Avengers: Endgame game it was sooo good It was like back to the future because there was a lot of time travel in it. I listen to a podcast called Brains On and it tells you about time travel and multiverse, so I recommend that as well.
I rate this movie 5 stars because it's funny and action packed."
FILM: Lightyear (2022)
Evans joins Pixar for this origin story of the famous toy, Buzz Lightyear!
What's your favourite Chris Evans performance?
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