Christopher Robert "Chris" Evans (born June 13, 1981) is an American actor. He played Cary Baston on the television series Opposite Sex, and transitioned to a film career, starring in several hits, including Not Another Teen Movie (2001) and Fierce People (2005). He was part of the lead ensemble as the superhero the Human Torch in Fantastic Four (2005) and its sequel, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007), both box office successes. He also starred as Captain America in the critically and commercially successful Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), a role he will reprise in the upcoming team superhero film The Avengers (2012) and a sequel set for 2014. Evans appears in Abs-Duction.