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Creator: Chris Evans

Christopher Robert "Chris" Evans (born 1981) is an American actor who, until recently, was best known for a tendency to play the smart alec and pretty boy in his roles, including the desperate everyman protagonist Ryan in Cellular, Johnny Storm aka The Human Torch in the Fantastic Four movies, and "Harvard Hottie" in The Nanny Diaries. And if you're old enough, you probably first remember him from Not Another Teen Movie, which shows he's surprisingly really good at comedy.

Though he's never shied away from more serious roles (Sunshine, Push, London, Fierce People, The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond), it was still a great surprise to the mainstream public when Marvel announced him as their choice to play the straight-laced and serious-minded Captain America in their Marvel universe movies. Of course, making such a splash on Captain America: The First Avenger and The Avengers, he became the Marvel Cinematic Universe answer to Christopher Reeve, so much so that he felt the need to be Playing Against Typenote , which he did by becoming the psychopathic hitman Mr. Freezy in The Iceman and the gritty Anti-Hero Curtis in Snowpiercer in 2013.

Not to be confused with the British DJ and TV presenter who was married to Billie Piper. Between playing Captain America, Johnny Storm, Lucas Lee in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Jensen in The Losers and Casey Jones in TMNT, Evans has perhaps portrayed the largest amount of distinct characters in comic book film adaptations.

He has said that he plans to stop acting once he finishes his Marvel contract and wishes to move on to directing.


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