Christopher Robert "Chris" Evans (born June 13, 1981) is an American actor and film director. Evans is best known for his superhero roles as Johnny Storm / Human Torch in Fantastic Four (2005) and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007), and Steve Rogers / Captain America in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Marvel's The Avengers (2012) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), a role he will reprise in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). Evans began his career on the television series Opposite Sex (2000) and later moved to film, starring in Not Another Teen Movie (2001), Cellular (2004), Push (2009), and Puncture (2011). He has also appeared in the films The Perfect Score (2004), Sunshine (2007), The Losers (2010), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), What's Your Number? (2011), and The Iceman (2013).