Kris Evans

Submitted by on Sep 5, 2015

Chris Evans

Christopher Robert Evans was born on June 13, 1981 in Boston, Massachusetts. His parents were typical representatives of the American middle class: his father Bob Evans worked as a dentist at the clinic, and his mother Lisa Capuano was dancing and was artistic director of the youth theater “Concord”. When Chris was young, Evans family moved to the city of Sudbury, where the guy spent his childhood. He grew artistic and friendly child, whose mother taught from an early age to dance different dances, including tap.

In spite of the quiet and peaceful nature in a comprehensive school the boy Lincoln quickly stuck role of “bad guy.” Chris was of showers, so has become quite popular in school and had many friends. The future star of Hollywood preferred humanities, requiring communication with people, but the exact sciences were given to him with difficulty. Evans collected books about surviving in the wild and loved hiking, and at one time even dreamed of living in the forest.

boy became interested in acting classes at school, through the influence of her older sister Carly, who played in the local theater. After playing a couple of bit parts in productions of regional theater in Massachusetts, Evans was determined to devote his life to the movie.

In 1999, the future actor moved to New York and settled in a small apartment in Brooklyn. He entered the Institute of Cinema and Theater Lee Strasberg and began to act in films.

Chris Evans: Movies

Even as a schoolboy, Chris Evans first visit to New York, to a summer internship and participate in television casting. The guy was lucky, and he signed a contract with the agency, so that he had a person engaged in the search for the role of young talent.

In 2000, the actor made his debut on television in the series «Opposite Sex». The tape did not enjoy much success with the audience and had low ratings, so that it was decided to stop shooting after the eighth series. And while Evans played in the starting lineup, the picture is not brought him special fame. A little later, the debut full-length picture of Chris, he participated in the shooting of a family drama film «Just arrived» directed by James Allen Bradley. This actor played the tape at one site with a rising star of Hollywood actress Kate Bosworth.

The first success and popularity came to Chris Evans due to the participation in the youth comedy «Not Another Teen Movie», where the actor played a major role. The film was released in December 2001 and has been fairly low priced film critics, which, however, did not prevent the film to find an audience. The film opened the doors to the talented actor in other, more promising and high-paying projects.

In 2004, the world saw the film «Highest score», which tells of the six teenagers passing grades. In this movie the first time Chris has played with popular actress Scarlett Johansson. In the same year came the criminal band “Cell”, where starring stars such as Kim Basinger and Jason Staten. Shooting this film became a great source of experience for the young actor. And though the two paintings did not use any particular success with the critics nor the audience, the public and producers appreciate the actor playing Evans.

This success and popularity of Chris brought projects related to the film adaptation of the comic book. The first such film as an actor was the picture «Fantastic Four», which was an adaptation of the eponymous comic book company «Marvel». Evans has successfully passed all the auditions and won the role of the Human Torch, signing a contract for participation in the three films of the franchise. Premiere took place in July 2005. Box office movie was quite good, despite the rather mediocre reviews from critics, and in 2007 on the screens out the continuation of “Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer,” which is also quite heavily criticized. The third picture of the project was canceled due to the decision to restart the series production company.

In 2006, due to a foot injury, Chris refused to shoot in all the projects, but in 2007 came back in several films, among them – science fiction film about space «Sunshine» and comedy «The Nanny Diaries», where the actor was reunited with his colleague on the acting workshop Scarlett Johansson. Also this year, Evans announced two animated film “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”, where his voice spoke the character Casey Jones and “Battle for Terra».

In 2008, the actor took part in the shooting of the film «Street Kings» a truly iconic cast. In one set of Hollywood legend met Keanu Reeves. winner of the award “Oscar» Forest Whitaker and the star of the series “House MD» Hugh Laurie. However, the star of the film is not helped get critical acclaim and box-office tape only twice exceeded the budget.

In 2010, Evans appeared in two film adaptation of the comic: the film “Losers”on the eponymous comic book company «DC Comics» and the film”Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”, where the actor for the first time got the role of “anti-hero».

In 2010, Chris Evans was offered a role in a film based on the comic book about Captain America. Actor three times rejected the proposal of the film company before agreeing to sign a contract. Initially, it scared the duration of the contract: according to him Evans was to take part in the shooting of nine films (later the number was reduced to six films), as well as the popularity of the franchise. Previous film series, “Iron Man”was incredibly popular and made the leading actor Robert Downey Jr. the object of attention of journalists. At the time, Chris was not entirely convinced that this craves fame. Change your mind helped actor friends, following the advice which he nevertheless signed. Filming started in late June of the same year, the actor had to train for two hours a day for four months, to look like a hero of the American kinokomiksa. Premiere «Captain America» took place in July 2011. In general, the critics appreciated the story of a superhero, and the picture was nominated for many prestigious film awards. The actor won the award for”Best Superhero”at the festival «Scream Awards» and was thrice nominated as”Best Actor”. It was this picture of Evans brought worldwide fame and popularity.

Actor actively comply with the conditions of the contract with the company «Marvel Studios» and continues to make movies about superheroes from comic books. In 2012, the actor starred in «The Avengers», in 2013 he appeared in the film «Thor 2: The Kingdom of Darkness», and in 2014 gave the audience continued adventures of Captain America under called «Captain America: The Winter Soldier». In 2015, the screens out the fifth film starring Evans «The Avengers: Age of Ultron». Filming in the popular kinofranshize Chris did one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood and extremely popular artist of our time. However, due to participate in a series of films at the movie star almost no time to shoot in other projects.

In 2016 planned output of films about the continuing adventures of “The Avengers,” which may be the last film for the actor in this project according to the signed contract in 2010.

Chris Evans: personal life

Like many Hollywood stars, Chris Evans does not like to comment on his personal life. In 2001, he met actress Jessica Biel. which later starred in “Cell”and”London”. Their relationship lasted until 2006, however, even the actors have remained friends after breaking up.

In 2007, the actor was dating actress Minka Kelly. but the romance was short-lived. The pair resumed relations in 2012 and met for about a year before finally give up.

Chris Evans Filmography

  • Newly arrived
  • Not Another Teen Movie
  • The highest score
  • Fantastic Four
  • London
  • Street Kings
  • Losers
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • First Avenger
  • How much do you?
  • The Avengers
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • The Avengers: Age of Ultron

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