Chris Evans



Christopher Robert "Chris" Evans (born June 13, 1981) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his role in the films Not Another Teen Movie, Fantastic Four and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer. He will be starring in the title role in the upcoming comic book movie, Captain America: The First Avenger.



Evans was born in Sudbury, Massachusetts, the son of Lisa (née Capuano) and Bob Evans, a dentist. He is the nephew of U.S. Congressman Mike Capuano, who is his mother's brother. He has two sisters, Carly and Shanna, and a younger brother, Scott, who was featured on the ABC soap opera, One Life to Live. Evans is of Italian (from his maternal grandfather) and Irish descent, and was raised Catholic. He graduated from Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School in 1999 and had originally planned to attend New York University after graduating from high school.


He met his former girlfriend Jessica Biel in 2001 through friends.[citation needed] He appeared with her in the 2004 film Cellular and again in the 2005 film London. They broke up in June 2006. Chris' brother, actor Scott Evans, is openly gay, and Chris expressed his support for his brother and the gay community in a 2009 interview with The Advocate.



Evans began playing the recurring role of police officer Oliver Fish on One Life to Live on January 15, 2008. He subsequently appeared briefly on Guiding Light as Trey in 2008, and guest-starred as Woody Sage in the June 22, 2008 Law and Order: Criminal Intent episode "Betrayed" as well as the role of Ben in the October 21, 2008 Fringe episode "The Cure." Evans was also seen as Chad the Mail Clerk in the 2009 film Confessions of a Shopaholic.



Initially brought in to One Life to Live for five episodes, Evans returned several times. In July 2009 it was confirmed that his character Fish would become involved in a romantic relationship with another man. The storyline came to wider attention when Patricia Mauceri, an actress who had played a recurring role on the One Life to Live since 1995, was replaced after reportedly voicing personal religious objections to her character's involvement in his storyline, which involved his character being romantically linked to another man.



The Oliver Fish storyline on One Life To Live was canceled and Scott was let go. He currently has a recurring role on the AMC series Rubicon as an American who's apparently involved in a serious terrorist attack with al-Qaeda.








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