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Chris Evans

Chris Evans

Birthday: 1981-06-13 · Known For: Acting

49 Movies · 8 TV Series

Biography

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Personal Life

Although raised Catholic, he has expressed pantheistic views and is a student of Buddhism. Evans is a fan of the New England Patriots and narrated America's Game: The Story of the 2014 New England Patriots and America's Game: 2016 Patriots. While filming Gifted in 2015, Evans adopted a dog named Dodger from a local animal shelter. Political views. In 2012, Evans affirmed his support for same-sex marriage, stating: "It's insane that civil rights are being denied people in this day and age. It's embarrassing, and it's heartbreaking. It goes without saying that I'm completely in support of gay marriage. In ten years we'll be ashamed that this was an issue." In August 2016, Evans supported Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey's continued enforcement of the state's ban on assault weapons. Evans endorsed Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, and has been critical of President Donald Trump.After Alabama enacted the Human Life Protection Act in May 2019, which imposes a near-total ban on abortions in the state, Evans wrote on Twitter that the bill was "absolutely unbelievable" and continued by writing, "If you're not worried about Roe v. Wade, you're not paying attention." In July 2020, Evans launched A Starting Point, a website that aims to present "both the Democratic and Republican point of view on dozens of issues across the political landscape."

Early Life

Evans was born on June 13, 1981, in Boston, Massachusetts, and grew up in the nearby town of Sudbury. His mother, Lisa (née Capuano), is an artistic director at the Concord Youth Theater, and his father, G. Robert Evans III, is a dentist. His mother is of half Italian and half Irish descent, while his father is of half British and half German ancestry. His parents divorced in 1999.Evans has three siblings: an older sister, Carly, a younger brother, Scott, and a younger sister, Shanna. Carly is a high school drama and English teacher at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, while Scott is an actor. He and his siblings were raised Catholic. Their uncle, Mike Capuano, represented Massachusetts's 8th congressional district. He also has three younger half-siblings from his father's second marriage.He enjoyed attending musical theater classes, and also went to acting camp. He played Randolph MacAfee in the musical Bye Bye Birdie. He and siblings also performed in front of relatives during Christmases; being onstage, "felt like home". Evans graduated from Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School. He later moved to New York City and took classes at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

Movies & TV Series

2000.

1 Movie · 1 TV Series
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