Chris Evans: roles in movies since 2000

Chris Evans was born in 1981, he is an American actor and director.

Chris Evans

Born:
Christopher Robert Evans
June 13, 1981
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

Career:
as actor in feature films since 2000 (age 19)
as actor in television since 2000 (age 19)
as director of feature films since 2014 (age 23)

Family:
Scott Evans (brother)
Mike Capuano (uncle)

Evans is known for his superhero roles as the Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Human Torch in “Fantastic Four” (2005) and its 2007 sequel.

Evans began his career on the 2000 television series “Opposite Sex”. Besides his superhero films, he has appeared in such films as “Not Another Teen Movie” (2001), “Sunshine” (2007), “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” (2010), “Snowpiercer” (2013), and “Gifted” (2017). In 2014, he made his directorial debut with the drama film “Before We Go”, in which he also starred.




Roles portrayed by Chris Evans

2019 Chris Evans as Alex Robinson in Knives Out

A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.

Director: Rian Johnson

2019 Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America in Captain Marvel

2019 Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America in Avengers: Endgame

It is the sequel to 2012’s The Avengers, 2015’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, and 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War, and the twenty-second film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to reverse Thanos’ actions and restore balance to the universe.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America in Avengers: Endgame (2019)

2019 Chris Evans as Ari Levinson in The Red Sea Diving Resort

Retelling of the rescue of Ethiopian Jewish immigrants to Israel in 1981.

Director: Gideon Raff

Chris Evans as Ari Levinson in The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)

2018 Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America in Avengers: Infinity War

It is the sequel to 2012’s The Avengers and 2015’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, and the nineteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

Directors: Anthony Russo and Joe Russo

Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America in Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

2017 Chris Evans as Frank Adler in Gifted

Chris Evans as Frank Adler in Gifted (2017)

2017 Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America in Spider-Man: Homecoming

2016 Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America in Captain America: Civil War

It is the sequel to 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger and 2014’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and the thirteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Political involvement in the Avengers’ affairs causes a rift between Captain America and Iron Man.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America in Captain America: Civil War (2016)

2015 Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America in Avengers: Age of Ultron

It is the sequel to 2012’s The Avengers and the eleventh film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it’s up to Earth’s mightiest heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plan.

Director: Joss Whedon

Two sequels, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, were released in April 2018 and April 2019 respectively.

Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

2015 Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America in Ant-Man

Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

Director: Peyton Reed

2015 Chris Evans as Me in Playing It Cool

Unrequited love motivates a guy to write about his experiences.

Director: Justin Reardon

Chris Evans as Me in Playing It Cool (2015)

2014 Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America in Captain America: The Winter Soldier

It is the sequel to 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger and the ninth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film was directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.

Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

2014 Chris Evans as Nick Vaughan in Before We Go

It’s an independent romantic drama film directed by Chris Evans in his directorial debut, and starring Evans and Alice Eve. Two strangers stuck in Manhattan for the night grow into each other’s most trusted confidants when an evening of unexpected adventure forces them to confront their fears and take control of their lives.

Chris Evans as Nick Vaughan in Before We Go (2014)

2013 Chris Evans as Curtis Everett in Snowpiercer

It’s a science fiction action film based on the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand and Jean-Marc Rochette. The movie takes place aboard the Snowpiercer train, operating on a globe-spanning track, carrying the last remnants of humanity after an attempt at climate engineering in order to stop global warming has unintentionally created a new Snowball Earth. Evans stars as Curtis Everett, a member of the lower-class tail section passengers as they lead a revolution against the elite of the front of the train.

Chris Evans as Curtis Everett in Snowpiercer (2013)

2013 Chris Evans as Loki masquerading as Steve Rogers / Captain America in Thor: The Dark World

2012 Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America in The Avengers

It’s a superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. Earth’s mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

Director: Joss Whedon

Three sequels, titled “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, “Avengers: Infinity War”, and “Avengers: Endgame”, were released in May 2015, April 2018, and April 2019 respectively.
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Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America in The Avengers (2012)

2012 Chris Evans as Robert “Mr. Freezy” Pronge in The Iceman

It’s a biographical crime thriller film based on the true story of longtime notorious hitman Richard Kuklinski.

Director: Ariel Vromen

Chris Evans as Robert “Mr. Freezy” Pronge in The Iceman (2012)

2011 Chris Evans as Michael David “Mike” Weiss in Puncture

The film is based on the true story of Michael David “Mike” Weiss and Paul Danziger, directed by Adam Kassen and Mark Kassen.

Chris Evans as Michael David “Mike” Weiss in Puncture (2011)

2011 Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America in Captain America: The First Avenger

It’s a superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America. The film was directed by Joe Johnston. Set predominantly during World War II, the film tells the story of Steve Rogers, a sickly man from Brooklyn who is transformed into the super-soldier Captain America and must stop the Red Skull, who intends to use an artifact called the “Tesseract” as an energy-source for world domination.

Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

2011 Chris Evans as Colin Shea in What’s Your Number?

It is based on Karyn Bosnak’s book “20 Times a Lady”. Its an romantic comedy film directed by Mark Mylod and starring Anna Faris and Chris Evans.

Chris Evans as Colin Shea in What’s Your Number? (2011)

2010 Chris Evans as Jake Jensen in The Losers

A CIA special forces team are betrayed and left for dead by their superiors, galvanizing them to mount an offensive on the CIA.

Director: Sylvain White

Chris Evans as Jake Jensen in The Losers (2010)

2010 Chris Evans as Lucas Lee in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

It’s an action comedy film directed by Edgar Wright, based on the graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O’Malley.

Chris Evans as Lucas Lee in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

2009 Chris Evans as Nick Gant in Push

Two young Americans with special abilities must race to find a girl in Hong Kong before a shadowy government organization called Division does.

Director: Paul McGuigan

Chris Evans as Nick Gant in Push (2009)

2008 Chris Evans as Detective Paul Diskant in Street Kings

An undercover cop, disillusioned by the recent murder of his wife, is implicated in the murder of an officer and must struggle to clear himself.

Director: David Ayer

Chris Evans as Detective Paul Diskant in Street Kings (2008)

2008 Chris Evans as Jimmy Dobyne in The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond

The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond is an independent film by director Jodie Markell. It is based on Tennessee Williams’ long-forgotten 1957 screenplay, and stars Bryce Dallas Howard in the leading role of Fisher Willow.

Chris Evans as Jimmy Dobyne in The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008)

2007 Chris Evans as James Mace in Sunshine

A team of international astronauts are sent on a dangerous mission to reignite the dying Sun with a nuclear fission bomb in 2057.

Director: Danny Boyle

Chris Evans as James Mace in Sunshine (2007)

2007 Chris Evans as Johnny Storm / Human Torch in Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

The Fantastic Four learn that they aren’t the only super-powered beings in the universe when they square off against the powerful Silver Surfer and the planet-eating Galactus.

Director: Tim Story

Chris Evans as Johnny Storm / Human Torch in Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

2007 Chris Evans as Hayden “Harvard Hottie” in The Nanny Diaries

A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her charge.

Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini

Chris Evans as Hayden “Harvard Hottie” in The Nanny Diaries (2007)

2005 Chris Evans as Bryce Langley in Fierce People

A massage therapist looking to overcome her addictions and reconnect with her son, whose father is an anthropologist in South America studying the Yanomani people, moves in with a wealthy ex-client in New Jersey.

Director: Griffin Dunne

Chris Evans as Bryce Langley in Fierce People (2005)

2005 Chris Evans as Johnny Storm / Human Torch in Fantastic Four

It’s a superhero film based on the Marvel Comics team of the same name. It was directed by Tim Story. A group of astronauts gain superpowers after a cosmic radiation exposure and must use them to oppose the plans of their enemy, Doctor Victor Von Doom.

Chris Evans as Johnny Storm / Human Torch in Fantastic Four (2005)

2005 Chris Evans as Syd in London

London is a drug laden adventure that centers on a party in a New York loft where a young man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend.

Director: Hunter Richards

Chris Evans as Syd in London (2005)

2004 Chris Evans as Kyle in The Perfect Score

Chris Evans as Kyle in The Perfect Score (2004)

2004 Chris Evans as Ryan in Cellular

A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. The catch? The woman claims to have been kidnapped; and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.

Director: David R. Ellis

Chris Evans as Ryan in Cellular (2004)

2001 Chris Evans as Jake Wyler in Not Another Teen Movie

A sendup of all the teen movies that have accumulated in the past two decades.

Director: Joel Gallen

Chris Evans as Jake Wyler in Not Another Teen Movie (2001)

2000 Chris Evans as Judd in The Newcomers

A 12-year-old boy and his family start life over in a new town.

Director: James Allen Bradley

 Chris Evans as Judd in The Newcomers (2000)