Henry Cavill

Submitted by on Sep 14, 2015

Henry Cavill

Born: May 5, 1983, the United Kingdom

Henry Cavill Henry Cavill – a British actor, best known for participation in the film «The Count of Monte Cristo» («Count of Monte Cristo, The», 2002) and «Tristan und Isolde» («Tristan + Isolde», 2006), and in the television series «The Tudors» («Tudors, The», 2007-2010).

Childhood Henry Cavill Henry Cavill

Henry Cavill (Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill) was born in the spring of 1983 on the island of Jersey, located in the English Channel, as part of the Channel Islands. He became the fourth boy in a family. His mother Marianne (Marianne) – a bank employee, and his father Colin Cavill (Colin Cavill) traded on an exchange.

The future actor was in boarding school in Buckinghamshire, England, and began performing on the stage of the theater school at an early age. Henry received starring roles, listened to the praise from his teacher for acting and described his feelings from the first productions:

– When I came out from the wings into the limelight, I felt an incredible rush of adrenaline and fear mixed up … It was something incredible.

Henry Cavill has admitted that if it had not become a film actor, then it would have two options – to join the army or go to university to study ancient Egyptian history.

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At the dawn of his career, Henry Cavill has been involved in European drama, and in 2002 he made his debut in the drama picturized «The Count of Monte Cristo». He also starred in the film in the Art Nouveau style «I grab Castle» («I Capture the Castle», 2003) and experimental film «Red Riding Hood” («Red Riding Hood», 2004). Two years later, the actor received a supporting role in a fantastic drama «Tristan und Isolde».

According to rumors, Henry Cavill auditioned for the lead role in the picture «Batman Begins» («Batman Begins»), but the actor himself is categorically denied. In 2005, the role of the Cedric Digory in the adventure film about a young wizard had literally from under the nose stole the rising star of the vampire saga Robert Pattinson (Robert Pattinson).

The main role of Edward Cullen in the film adaptation of the bestseller «Twilight» Stephenie Meyer (Stephanie Meyer) also wanted to give Henry, but the decisive factor was his age – he did not like seventeen vampire. Here Robert Pattinson could work around it.

Cavill also auditioned for the role of Superman, and his candidacy was approved by the director, but at the last moment it became clear that to make a film to be Bryan Singer (Bryan Singer) – he renamed project «Superman Returns» («Superman Returns») and gave the main role Brandon Ruta (Brandon Routh).

In 2005, the actor became one of three finalists for the role of James Bond to «Casino Royale» («Casino Royale»). The creators of the blockbuster torn between Henry, Daniel Craig (Daniel Craig) and Sam Worthington (Sam Worthington), but this time Cavill is considered too young. Because of all these failures, in December 2005, the magazine «Empire Magazine» named Henry Cavill «the most unlucky man in Hollywood».

In 2007, he finally got the lead role and played the character of the historical Charles Brandon. half-brother of the king of England Henry VIII. in the series «The Tudors». and a year later took part in the filming of a commercial for the perfume «Dunhill».

Hollywood Edition «Vanity Fair’s» introduced the actor to his list entitled “A new generation of men» («Next-Gen Men»).

In 2009, he was able to work with directors Joel Schumacher (Joel Schumacher) and Woody Allen (Woody Allen), playing in their belts «Blood Creek” («Blood Creek») and «Whatever» («Whatever Works»). Henry Cavill has also appeared in the form of Theseus in the mystic blockbuster «Immortals» («Immortals», 2011).

In 2011, it became known that the role of Superman in the movie Zack Snyder’s’ Superman Returns 2: Man of Steel » (« Superman: Man of Steel ») play Henry Cavill . Premiere – 13 June 2013. Other roles in the movie “Man of Steel” performed by Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Michael Shannon and Kevin Costner.

Life of Henry Cavill Henry Cavill

The actor was born and raised in a large family: he had four brothers, three of whom are older than him. Henry Cavill’s mother, devoted herself to raising sons, now works at a bank. No one in the family, Henry does not belong to the world of art. His father served in the Navy, and then was a financial broker. Two of his brothers also chose to military service, and the other two are working in the economic field.

About his personal life the actor prefers not to extend. Even his partner in the film “Immortals” admitted that, despite the life expectancy in the shooting camp, they do not know a lot about Henry Cavill.

Actor Stephen Dorff of Henry Cavill: “I must admit that still do not know him well enough, and it’s weird. I usually get to know people after work with them. He is very quiet and private. And although he is very friendly, I understand that it is better learned all the others, but not him ».

In 2011, Henry Cavill proposed to his girlfriend, British athlete Ellen Whitaker. However, this relationship did not last long, and the engagement was canceled. In autumn 2012 there were rumors that Henry meets with actress Gina Carano.

Filmography Henry Cavill Henry Cavill

  • The Great Wall (2013) The Great Wall

Man of Steel (2013) Man of Steel

  • The cold light of day / Cold Light of Day, The (2011), Will Shaw
  • Immortals / Immortals (2011), Theseus
  • Whatever / Whatever Works (2009), Randy
  • Blood Creek / Blood Creek (2009), Evan Marshall
  • The Tudors (TV) / Tudors, The (2007-2010), Charles Brandon
  • Stardust / Stardust (2007), Humphrey
  • Tristan and Isolde / Tristan + Isolde (2006), Melot
  • Hellraiser 8: Hell World (video) / Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005), Mike
  • Little Red Riding Hood / Red Riding Hood (2004), The Hunter
  • I Capture the Castle / I Capture the Castle (2003), Stephen Colley
  • Goodbye, Mr. Chips (TV) (2002), Soldier Colley
  • The Count of Monte Cristo / Count of Monte Cristo, The (2002), Albert Mondego, Mercedès’ Son
  • Laguna (2001), Thomas Aprea
  • The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV) / Inspector Lynley Mysteries, The (2001-2007), Chas Quilter
  • Midsomer Murders (TV) / Midsomer Murders (1997- …), Simon Mayfield
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