HENRY CAVILL (Superman / Clark Kent) is a British actor born in the Channel
Islands, and has proven himself to be a force in both film and television.
One of five boys, Cavill showed his interested in acting at a young age while
Stowe School in Buckinghamshire, England.
Cavill made his feature film debut portraying Albert Mondego in 2002's "The
Monte Cristo" for director Kevin Reynolds. In 2001, Cavill appeared alongside
in the thriller "Laguna," as Thomas Aprea. In 2002, he appeared in "The
Mysteries," in BBC's television movie "Goodbye, Mr. Chips," and the crime series
Subsequently, Cavill was cast as Stephen Colley in the British comedy "I Capture
Castle," and then went on to star in director Rick Bota's horror film
"Hellraiser: Hellworld." In
2006, Cavill landed the sought-after role of Melot in the medieval romance
"Tristan & Isolde."
From 2007 to 2010, Cavill starred in the hit Showtime series "The Tudors," as
Brandon. Throughout its four-season run, the series received numerous awards and
nominations, including a 2007 Golden Globe nomination for Best Television Series
Following "The Tudors," Cavill continued his acting success by starring in Woody
Allen's romantic comedy "Whatever Works," alongside Larry David and Evan Rachel
In 2009, Cavill starred in the horror film "Blood Creek," and in 2001, he
starred as Theseus in
Tarsem Singh's "Immortals." Cavill also appeared in the film "Stardust,"
Miller and Claire Danes, with narration by Ian McKellen. Additionally, in 2012,
in the action thriller "Cold Light of Day," alongside Bruce Willis and Sigourney
In 2013, Cavill starred in Zack Snyder's worldwide box office hit "Man of Steel"
Superman, making him the first non-American actor to play the character. "Man of
became the highest grossing Superman film to date. Cavill went on to star as
in "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.," for director Guy Ritchie.
He reunited with Snyder to reprise the role of Superman in the 2016 blockbuster
"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," opposite Ben Affleck as Batman.
Earlier this year, Cavill starred In Fernando Coimbra's war drama "Sand Castle,"
alongside Nicholas Hoult. He will be seen next July in "Mission: Impossible 6,"
in which he
stars with Tom Cruise under the direction of Christopher McQuarrie.
In addition to acting, Cavill created the production company Promethean
with his brother Charlie Cavill and producer Rex Glensy. Cavill also works
tirelessly with two
charities that are very close to his heart. He is the Ambassador for Durrell
Conservation Trust, a conservation organization that seeks to save species from
Cavill is also actively involved in the Royal Marines Charity (RMC). This
charity raises money
to provide a better quality of life to both serving and retired Royal Marines
and their families.
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