He’s played him in 10 films, starting with Captain America: The First Avenger.Chris portrayed one of the original cinematic Avengers alongside Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye.He’s now finished filming Avengers 4, Marvel’s 22nd film, and tweeted to say that playing Cap has been “an honour”.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe – or MCU as it’s also known – has been an absolute beast of cinema since it began with the first Iron Man film in 2008.Captain America: The First Avenger was the fifth film in the series, released in 2011.
It introduced a whole new audience to Steve Rogers, a small, scrawny but honourable man who more than anything wants to join the US Army to fight the Nazis during World War II.
He’s given an injection of serum that turns him into a super soldier: Captain America.The rest is (fictional) history. As Cap, Chris has fought Nazis, aliens, evil robots and even his own best friend.