Fast Facts

  • Appeared in public-service announcements and commercials in the Boston area as a youth.
  • Began his acting career appearing on stage with the Boston Playwrights' Theatre.
  • Interned at a casting agency until one of the agents agreed to take him on as a client.
  • Appeared alongside Evan Rachel Wood in an advertising campaign launched in 2010 for the Gucci fragrance Guilty.
  • Though he played comic-book characters in multiple films, including Fantastic Four (2005), The Losers (2010), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) and Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), he claims he rarely read comic books as a kid.
  • Turned down the title role of Captain America: The First Avenger several times before finally accepting it.
  • Was a vegetarian but gave it up in order to beef up for film roles.
  • Paints and draws in his spare time.


  • 2015, Critics' Choice Movie Awards — Best Actor in an Action Movie: Nominee
  • 2015, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Action Movie Actor: Winner


  • Bob Evans — Father
  • Jessica Biel — Ex-significant Other
  • Shanna — Sister
  • Carly — Sister
  • Minka Kelly — Ex-significant Other
  • Scott Evans — Brother
  • Lisa Evans — Mother


  • Birth Name: Christopher Robert Evans
  • Birth Place: Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
  • Birthday: June 13, 1981, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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