Chris Evans Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

15th March 2017

Quote: "I know I'm going to L.A. in August... I would wake up around noon, saunter into high school just to see my buddies, and we'd go get high in the parking lot. I just f**ked off. I lost my virginity that year. 1999 was one of the best years of my life." Movie star Chris Evans ended the 20th century on a high.

12th September 2016

Quote: "In the sixth grade, I played the supporting lead in a play called Crazy Camp. I ended up dating one of the more popular girls as a result. The second the play was over, she dumped me. So, at a young age, I learned the power of getting a good role." Captain America star Chris Evans.

11th July 2016

Fact: A larger-than-life bronze statue of Captain America is set to watch over Brooklyn's Prospect Park this summer (16). Marvel comic book bosses have commissioned the 13-foot (3.96-metre) tall likeness of the fictional superhero wielding his iconic shield, and will unveil the sculpture at the upcoming San Diego Comic Con event later this month (Jul16). It will then be transported to the character's native Brooklyn, where it will be on display from 10 August (16), reports USA Today. The base of the statue will also bear the quote, "I'm just a kid from Brooklyn", which actor Chris Evans, who portrays the soldier onscreen, uttered in 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger.

16th June 2015

Fact: British radio personality Chris Evans has been tapped to replace embattled JEREMY CLARKSON as the host of hit international motoring show TOP GEAR. Clarkson was axed as one of the hosts of the car show in March (15) after clashing with a producer.

10th June 2015

Fact: Actor Chris Pratt stole the costume he wore as military man-turned-dinosaur trainer Owen Grady in the new JURASSIC WORLD movie so he can surprise sick kids in character the next time he pays a visit to a children's hospital. The movie star did the same with his Guardians of the Galaxy outfit and famously teamed up with CAPTAIN AMERICA Chris Evans to stop by medical centres in their native cities of Seattle, Washington and Boston, Massachusetts, respectively, earlier this year (15).

28th April 2015

Quote: "You know, you plan around the Marvel responsibilities. You have to. We start (Captain America: Civil War) in a couple (of) weeks, and then that shoots until August or something like that. August or September. Then I've got some downtime... And then we start the (Avengers) Infinity War, I think, some time in the third quarter. Fall or winter of 2016. That's going to be like nine months to shoot both movies back to back." Actor Chris Evans reveals the next two AVENGERS Infinity War movies, where he will reprise his role as superhero Captain America, will be filmed without a break.

24th April 2015

Fact: CAPTAIN AMERICA star Chris Evans recruited his brother Scott to join him for an appearance on America's THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on Thursday (23Apr15) as they took on the host and his sister Gloria Fallon in a round of drinking game flip cup.

28th February 2015

Fact: British radio and Tv presenter Chris Evans is bringing back entertainment show Tfi Friday for a live special, to celebrate its 20th anniversary. The programme aired in the U.K. from 1996 to 2000 and the one-off special will air in June (15).

3rd February 2015

Fact: Movie stars Chris Pratt and Chris Evans joined U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon to photobomb fans celebrating the Super Bowl in Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday (01Feb15) by jumping into shots during a photo session specially set up for The Tonight Show STARRING Jimmy Fallon. The trio crept up on unsuspecting devotees and pulled funny faces behind them as the camera clicked away.

30th January 2015

Fact: Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Chris Evans and Steven Tyler were among the stars who took part in a Super Bowl-related skit on Jimmy Kimmel's late-night U.S. chat show. The celebrities all tried to convince Tv viewers that the Bostonian characters they had created were responsible for deflating footballs for the New England Patriots' NFC Championship clash with the Indianapolis Colts. Quarterback Tom Brady has denied reports he asked equipment bosses to let air out of game balls so he and his teammates could get a better grip. The Patriots won the game and will take on the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Sunday (01Feb15).

22nd August 2014

Fact: New mother Kelly Clarkson made her first appearance after giving birth to daughter River Rose in June (14) by taking on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with husband Brandon Blackstock on Thursday (21Aug14). Also taking on the freezing cold task for charity was Captain America star Chris Evans, who sported a formal look by donning a tuxedo while pouring the ice water over his head.

2nd April 2014

Quote: "Anytime you do a fight scene with him you're going home with bruises. It's supposed to be stunt fights. Frank goes for it." Actor Chris Evans reveals his Captain America: The Winter Soldier co-star Frank Grillo throws real punches in fight scenes.

1st April 2014

Quote: "We tried to do a little bit more gymnastics. Balance beams. I had a whole ribbon routine." Captain America star Chris Evans jokes about the lengths he went to to prepare for his role as the movie superhero.

1st April 2014

Fact: Captain America star Chris Evans was joined by his actor brother Scott for an appearance on America's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday night (31Apr14). The siblings shared memories from their childhood and one tale included the worst prank Chris ever played on his brother - he convinced Scott to urinate in his pants while they were playing outside to embarrass him in front of their babysitter.

31st March 2014

Fact: Captain America star Chris Evans was given a reason to indulge on Monday morning (31Mar14) after hosts at U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America treated him to a special delivery of his favourite pizza - all the way from Boston, Massachusetts. The actor, who had to stick to a bland diet to bulk up for the new superhero sequel, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, happily tucked in to the three pies brought directly from Leone's Sub & Pizza.

11th March 2014

Quote: "In your 20s you think, 'How will I ever not like going out?'. You have drinks, buddies, music - great! But, in the last two or three years, I go to a club and I kind of wish I was home. My idea of a good time has evolved a bit, so a night out with me might not be as exciting as it might have been a couple of years ago." Captain America star Chris Evans, 32, has toned down his partying ways since entering his 30s.

11th March 2014

Quote: "I want to get married... I want children. To me, that's the ultimate thing. When you're old and on your death bed, looking back at your life, it's not going to be the films you've made or what you've accomplished (you think about), it's the relationships you have. You're survived by things that matter - the people you love and those who love you back." Actor Chris Evans, 32, is looking forward to settling down and starting a family.

4th March 2014

Quote: "I'm a skinny guy naturally. My body wants to be about 170-180 pounds, so to get to 200 pounds, I have to eat a lot... just eating, eating eating. It sounds pleasant, but it's not pizza and doughnuts, it's just bland chicken... You always feel bloated and uncomfortable." Chris Evans hates gaining weight to become superhero Captain America.

17th February 2014

Fact: Movie hunk Chris Evans will utter the words "Drivers, start your engines" when he serves as the Grand Marshall for the 56th annual Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on 23 February (14) at Daytona International Speedway in Florida.

14th February 2014

Fact: Chris Evans and the cast of Captain America: The Winter Soldier are heading to an unconventional city for one of the film's premieres - Cleveland, Ohio. The sequel to the superhero movie filmed for six weeks in the midwest city last summer (13), and the local cast and crew will be invited to the star-studded premiere on 1 April (14).

22nd July 2013

Quote: "She was a kid. She was like 16 or 17 years old. I've known her for over a decade now, so she's like my sister. We have this little kiss scene. It will all make sense in the movie." Actor Chris Evans on locking lips with longtime pal and The Avengers co-star Scarlett Johansson in the upcoming Captain America sequel.

6th May 2013

Quote: "The problem with Marvel is that... you can't say anything. They have snipers just out, waiting. I feel like if I start giving plot points a red dot will just land on my forehead." CAPTAIN AMERICA star Chris Evans on the secrecy surrounding his Marvel Studios films.

29th April 2013

Fact: Actor Chris Evans and his girlfriend Minka Kelly helped Jessica Alba celebrate her 32nd birthday on Saturday (27Apr13) by attending her special bash at Bootsy Bellows in Los Angeles. Twilight hunk Cam Gigandet was also at the party.

6th February 2013

Fact: The Avengers' superhero castmates Robert Downey, Jr., Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Evans are set to reunite at the upcoming Academy Awards to present an Oscar on Hollywood's biggest night. The prizegiving is set to take place on 24 February (13) at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center and will be hosted by Family Guy creator Seth MACFarlane.

17th July 2012

Fact: The Hurt Locker star Anthony Mackie is in talks to team up with Chris Evans in the Captain America sequel. MACkie has been offered the role of Sam Wilson/The Falcon in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

28th June 2012

Quote: "I like women who get emotional about babies and puppies. I've met some incredibly cool women who are tough, but the woman you marry should have a really soft side." Actor Chris Evans is on the lookout for a sensitive soul to marry.

24th May 2012

Tweet: "So excited - just joined Twitter." The Avengers star Chris Evans offers up his first tweet.

16th May 2012

Fact: The Avengers star Chris Evans has a tattoo tribute to his best childhood pal Matt Bardsley, who died during an off-roading accident in 2003, inked on chest. The body art reads, "In Loving Memory, Bardsley, With Me Always."

29th April 2012

Fact: Action man Chris Evans once interned at the casting office for TV show Spin City when Michael J. Fox was the star.

22nd April 2012

Quote: "I used to be in love with Sandra Bullock when I was grwoing up... I remember watching Speed when I was in seventh grade and just thinking, 'That's her!' I can't say that I know her but from what I've heard, she's fantastic." Actor Chris Evans on his longtime crush.

22nd April 2012

Quote: "It's insane that civil rights are being denied to 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." Movie hunk Chris Evans, whose brother is gay, is a staunch supporter of same sex marriage.

20th April 2012

Quote: "She's a beautiful lady. She really got blessed. I love that girl, man. She's like my sister. I've known her for 10 years (and) she's just one of the smartest people I know." Chris Evans on his Avengers co-star Scarlett Johansson.

30th December 2011

Fact: Actor Chris Evans dropped by a local hospital in his native Massachusetts on Thursday (29Dec11) to spend some one-on-one time with sick kids. The Captain America: The First Avenger star and his mum Lisa Marie visited the Children's Hospital in Boston and took part in the centre's arts and crafts activities with a handful of patients.

26th September 2011

Fact: Actor Chris Evans' butt double in new film What's My Number is his former roommate.

4th August 2011

Quote: "The first time that I saw him with his shirt off, I remember just kind of grabbing his man boob - and it made it into the film." Actress Hayley Atwell was more than impressed with Captain America: The First Avenger co-star Chris Evans' physique.

21st June 2011

Quote: "This was one of the best experiences I've had working with a director to date. I felt like my opinion mattered... We had conversations about script, character, content... it was a really healthy dialogue and made me want to direct even more." Actor Chris Evans wants to try his hand behind the camera after working with director Joe Johnston on Captain America: The First Avenger.

26th April 2011

Quote: "I look back now and I can't believe I almost didn't do it. For better or worse, no matter what happens with the film, whether it's a good film or not, it was the right thing to do and I'm glad I did it." Actor Chris Evans is glad he didn't turn down the lead role in Captain America: The First Avenger.

6th April 2011

Quote: "I'm still only 29 and I'm making mistakes left and right. I'm sure there are plenty of things I've done that I didn't realise I was doing at the time. Now I look back and think, 'Man, Chris! What were you thinking? That's just inconsiderate or hurtful'." Actor Chris Evans on his past relationships.

5th April 2011

Quote: "I'm not saying I want to suck toes or anything gross, but hands, feet and toes are my favourite part of a woman's body. If the hands and feet are nice then the rest of her will be nice too." Fantastic Four star Chris Evans reveals what attracts him to the opposite sex.

22nd April 2010

Quote: "(Chris is the) right guy. Not a problem. They seem to be making great steps in the right direction to make all these films happen in the right way. So I'm looking forward to going to London and meeting Captain America." SAMUEL L. JACKSON is backing Chris Evans in his role as Captain America. Jackson will appear alongside the actor in the superhero movie, which begins filming in June (10), as Nick Fury.

20th February 2009

Quote: "It's humbling when someone who was born in the '90s has more sophisticated vocabulary than you do." Actor Chris Evans, 27, on his articulate 14-year-old PUSH co-star, Dakota Fanning.

10th February 2009

Quote: "I don't cry much in my daily life, but I'm a pushover for stuff onscreen. When I saw AMERICAN BEAUTY I was with nine dudes. Thank God, I was wearing a hat. I pulled it low and just had an emotional private moment." Fantastic Four star Chris Evans is a big softy when it comes to movies.

4th April 2008

Quote: "I've driven cross country (U.S.) a bunch of times and never made it without a speeding ticket. Once I got three tickets in Ohio within 20 minutes. The third cop laughed and gave me a warning." Actor Chris Evans likes to drive fast.

16th August 2007

Fact: British TV/radio personality Chris Evans and new wife NATASHA SHISHMANIAN repeated their wedding vows in Quinta Do Lago, Portugal on Wednesday (15Aug07) - following their civil ceremony in London on Saturday (11Aug07). Pop star-turned-actress Billie Piper - Evans' ex-wife - was in attendance.

20th January 2006

Fact: <p>Movie stars Terrence Howard, James Franco, Tyrese Gibson and Chris Evans have topped a new list of hunky guys. The quartet join US TV stars Josh Holloway, Josh Duhamel and Bradley Cooper on glossy magazine In Style's new 7 Red Hot Guys. </p>

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