CHRIS EVANS (Frank) has emerged as a director and one of
Hollywood's most in"demand actors for both big budget and independent features.
In 2016, Evans starred in CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, the highly anticipated
third installment to CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER and CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE
WINTER SOLDIER. Evans reprised his role as the famed Marvel Comics character,
Steve Rogers. In this film, after the government sets up a governing body to
oversee the Avengers, the team splinters into two camps-one led by Steve Rogers
and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without
government interference, and the other following Tony Stark's surprising
decision to support government oversight and accountability. The film was the
top grossing film of 2016 with more than $1.1 billion worldwide.
Evans marked his feature film directorial debut with BEFORE WE GO. He also
produced and starred in the film alongside Alice Eve and Mark Kassen. The film
premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival and was released by
Radius on September 14, 2015. Prior to its release, the film garnered $1.53
million in VOD and was the first pre"theatrical film of 2015 to reach both the
top 5 on iTunes and the top 10 on Rentrak's weekly digital chart.
Evans starred in Marvel's AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON opposite Robert Downey Jr.,
Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Disney
released the film May 1, 2015 and has grossed over $1.4 billion worldwide. Evans
was seen in THE AVENGERS which in its opening weekend, smashed previous domestic
records and continued its box office success with a worldwide gross of over $1.5
Evans also starred in Bong Joon"ho's SNOWPIERCER opposite Octavia Spencer, Tilda
Swinton, John Hurt and Ed Harris. Set in a world covered in snow and ice, the
film follows a train full of travelers who struggle to co"exist.
His other film credits include Ariel Vroman's drama THE ICEMAN opposite Michael
Shannon; Mark Mylod's comedy WHAT'S YOUR NUMBER? opposite Anna Faris; Edgar
Wright's action comedy, SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD, opposite Michael Cera;
Sylvain White's THE LOSERS with Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Zoe Saldana; PUSH
opposite Dakota Fanning; STREET KINGS with Keanu Reeves and Forest Whitaker;
FANTASTIC FOUR: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER opposite Jessica Alba, Michael Chiklis
and Ioan Gruffudd; and Danny Boyle's critically acclaimed SUNSHINE. Additional
credits include THE LOSS OF A TEARDROP DIAMOND, CELLULAR, THE PERFECT SCORE,
FIERCE PEOPLE, PUNCTURE and the romantic drama LONDON. Evans' first cinematic
role was in the 2001 hit comedic spoof, NOT ANOTHER TEEN MOVIE.
Raised in Massachusetts, Evans began his acting career in theatre before moving
to New York where he studied at the Lee Strasberg Institute. Evans is currently
the face of Gucci fragrance 'Guilty.' He regularly lends his time to include
Boston's Children Hospital, Make"A"Wish and Concord Youth Theatre.
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