Christopher Robert Evans (born June 13, 1981) is an American actor. Evans made his film debut in a wildlife educational film, and this was followed by television appearances, such as in the series Opposite Sex in 2000. Afterwards, he starred in several teen films including Not Another Teen Movie (2001) and The Perfect Score (2004). In 2005, he gained attention for his portrayal of Marvel Comics character Human Torch in Fantastic Four (2005), and its 2007 sequel Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.
Evans made further film appearances, which were adaptations from comic books and graphic novels, playing Casey Jones in TMNT (2007), Jake Jensen in The Losers (2010), Lucas Lee in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), and Curtis Everett in Snowpiercer (2013). He gained worldwide attention for his portrayal of Steve Rogers / Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) series of films, with credited appearances and cameos in eleven films. His notable performances are in 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 in the Marvel film series established him as one of the highest-paid actors in the world.
In addition to comic book films, Evans starred in Sunshine (2007), Gifted (2017), and Knives Out (2019). He also starred in several romantic comedies, including The Nanny Diaries (2007), and Playing It Cool (2015), the latter of which he also executive produced. Evans made his directorial debut in 2014 with the romantic drama Before We Go, in which he also produced and starred. He made his Broadway debut in the 2018 revival of Kenneth Lonergan’s play Lobby Hero, which earned him a Drama League Award nomination.