Chris Evans' Mom Talks About Her Son

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"The Avengers" is the latest in a series of blockbusters that have turned Sudbury native Chris Evans from superstar into superhero.

In fact, millions now know Evans as Captain America, protector of the nation. But off-screen, his mother, Lisa, said he still cares most about small-town Sudbury and the people in it.

"This is true for all four of my children," she said. "They love this town. They love their childhood experience. It's pretty hard not to be happy in a house where there's always music, there's always performance."

Puppet shows and plays in the basement as children inspired big sister Carly to take the stage. Their mom remembered, Chris was starstruck.

"He saw Carly performing when she was a little girl," she said. "And he said, this great! She's getting all kinds of attention. She's getting candy and flowers. I want to do this."

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