Chris Evans

Chris Evans

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Chris Evans is an American film actor. Appearing in numerous, high-profile films throughout the 2000s, Evans is most well-known for portraying the superhero Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe series of films.

History

Chris Evans first credited work was the 1997 educational video Biodiversity: Wild About Life! Within three years, he had begun working on various television series, such as Boston Public. In 2001, Evans appeared as Jake Wyler in the comedy film Not Another Teen Movie.

In 2005, he appeared as Johnny Storm "The Human Torch." in the superhero film Fantastic Four. Two years later, he returned to the role in the sequel, Fantastic 4: Rise
of the Silver Surfer
.[1]



Captain America

On March 19th, 2010, The Hollywood Reporter[2] reported that Evans had been offered the role of Captain America in the then-upcoming Marvel superhero film Captain America: The First Avenger. He later accepted the role.

Captain America: The First Avenger would be the first of 10 credited and uncredited appearances as the character (trailer below), starring two direct Captain America sequels and four Avengers films.



Retirement Tweet

On October 4th, 2018, Evans tweeted [3] that the fourth Avengers film would be his last. He wrote, "Officially wrapped on Avengers 4. It was an emotional day to say the least. Playing this role over the last 8 years has been an honor. To everyone in front of the camera, behind the camera, and in the audience, thank you for the memories! Eternally grateful." The tweet received more than 126,000 retweets and 500,000 likes in 24 hours.


Chris Evans @ChrisEvans Officially wrapped on Avengers 4. It was an emotional day to say the least. Playing this role over the last 8 years has been an honor. To everyone in front of the camera, behind the camera, and in the audience, thank you for the memories! Eternally grateful.

Many fans appeared to read the tweet as a declaration of retirement from the role. Following the post, fans of the series tweeted their dismay about Evans leaving the series as well their appreciation for his work (examples below). Twitter[4] published a Moments page regarding the reaction to the tweet.


always in my heart @ChrisEvans yours sincerely, everyone #ThankYouChrisEvans GIF I can do this all day my heart after your tweet... We love you Chris!! GIF #ThankYouChrisEvans for being the perfect embodiment of what is, in my opinion, the best character in the whole MCU. Thank you for portraying such a pure, selfless, brave and proud inspirational character. Thank you for leaving such a mark in my soul. Eternally Grateful. GIF You're my friend

Let's Go, Lesbians

Let's Go, Lesbians is a memorable line said by comedian Billy Eichner on the television series Billy on the Street. The line has since been edited into the soundtrack of different video clips of people running.


I Understood That References

Understood That Reference is an expression typically used in online forums and comments as an affirmative acknowledgement of a pop culture reference or technical jargon said by another. The quote was originally said by Captain America in the 2012 Marvel superhero action film The Avengers.


imkitsune that-disney-blog: there are 3 types of people in the world: those that call him Flynn those that call him Eugene and those that have no clue what I'm talking about I understood that reference. UNDERSTOOD THAT REFERENCE FUCKIT HAVEAN UPVOTE When someone says"I understood that reference", and I'm like.. I understood that reference
"

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