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Henry Cavill

Henry Cavill's Biography
Henry Cavill

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Henry Cavill is a Britch actor who is most famously known as Superman and Charles Brandon from The Tudors. Cavill has portrayed the superhero for DC, in several of this films. Other than his acting, Henry is known for his charity work, including being a spokesman for the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

Bio

Henry Cavill met Russell Crowe when he was sixteen. Crowe shared some acting skills to Cavill and soon, he began his acting career. In 2001, he appeared in Laguna (2001) and Kevin Reynolds’ adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo in 2002. He continued with appearances in BBC’s The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, the television film Goodbye, Mr. Chips in 2002, and the television series Midsomer Murders.

In 2003, he had a supporting role in I Capture the Castle, followed by Hellraiser: Hellworld in 2005, Red Riding Hood and Tristan & Isolde in 2006. He had a minor role in Matthew Vaughn’s adaptation of Stardust in 2007.

From 2007 to 2010, Cavill had a leading role in the television series, The Tudors. The series was commercially well-received and it went on to be nominated for a Golden Globe in 2007 and won an Emmy in 2008. Henry Cavill had been set to play Superman in McG’s 2004 film, Superman: Flyby. McG pulled out of the project and direction was taken over by director Bryan Singer, who recast Brandon Routh as the lead in Superman Returns.

In 2005, Cavill was a final choice for the role of James Bond in Casino Royale. The producers and director Martin Campbell were torn between him and Daniel Craig; reportedly Campbell supported Cavill but the producers preferred an older Bond. Craig ultimately landed the role. Fifteen years later in 2020, an artificial intelligence device chose Cavill as the optimal successor to Craig following Craig’s retirement from the role following No Time to Die.

In 2008, the actor starred in director Joel Schumacher’s Blood Creek (2008) and had a supporting role in Woody Allen’s comedy film Whatever Works in 2009. He went on to play the lead role of Theseus in Immortals in 2011, and starred, alongside Bruce Willis, in The Cold Light of Day, which was released in 2012.

On 30 January 2011, it was announced that Cavill had been cast in the role of Clark Kent or Superman in director Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel. Critics and the audience applauded Henry Cavill on his road to success. In 2015, he co-starred with Armie Hammer in the film The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Henry Cavill reprised the role of Superman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in 2016. Cavill returned as Superman in the 2017 theatrical version of Justice League, which had been reworked by director Josh Whedon after Snyder left the project.

In 2018, Henry co-starred as August Walker in the action spy film Mission: Impossible – Fallout. Later that year, he starred in the psychological thriller Night Hunter. On 4 September 2018, it was announced that Cavill would be portraying the protagonist Geralt of Rivia in the Netflix adaptation of The Witcher.

In 2020, Henry portrayed Sherlock Holmes in Legendary Entertainment’s film adaptation of The Enola Holmes Mysteries, Enola Holmes, with Millie Bobby Brown in the eponymous role. He appeared again in Zack Snyder’s Justice League which premiered on HBO Max in March 2021 after a fan campaign to see the Snyder cut.

Stats

Date of Birth: 5th May 1983

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 90kg

Filmography

2001: Laguna
2002: The Count of Monte Cristo
2003: I Capture the Castle
2005: Hellraiser: Hellworld
2006: Tristan & Isolde, Red Riding Hood
2007: Stardust
2009: Whatever Works, Blood Creek
2011: Immortals
2012: The Cold Light of Day
2013: Man of Steel
2015: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
2016: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
2017: Sand Castle, Justice League
2018: Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Night Hunter
2020: Enola Holmes
2021: Zack Snyder’s: Justice League

Awards

Academy Award for Best Picture, Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, British Academy Film Award for Best Film Actor in a Supporting Role, 2 Golden Globes for Best Supporting Actor- Motion Picture, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie

Latest Articles

Henry Cavill, Regé-Jean Page & George McKay In The Run To Play Next James Bond After Daniel Craig?

Henry Cavill’s Comeback As Superman Is Blocked By Some Top Level Warner Bros Executives?

When Henry Cavill Got Hard & Apologised After An Actress Rubbed Herself On Him

Controversy

Henry Cavill found himself in a controversy after saying that while society “had to change” regarding the treatment of women, the altered landscape has left him feeling unsure about “chasing a woman”. People on the internet started to slam the actor after this who gave a public apology.

FAQs

Q. What is Henry Cavill’s net worth?
A. As per Celebrity Net Worth, Henry Cavill’s net worth is $40 million.
Q. Does Henry Cavill married?
A. No, Henry Cavill is not married.
Q. Which school did Henry Cavill attend?
A. Henry Cavill was admitted to Stowe School in Stowe, Buckinghamshire.

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