Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill (born 5 May 1983) is a British actor. Cavill started his career in acting by starring as Albert Mondego in the 2002 film adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo. He later appeared in supporting and minor roles on television shows like The BBC’s The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Midsomer Murders and The Tudors before moving on towards more standard Hollywood films like Tristan & Isolde, Stardust and Immortals.
in 2008 Cavill took on the role of the spokesperson and face for the Dunhill fragrance to men’s campaign. He also appeared in the main cast from The Tudors in 2007. Showtime television series The Tudors, starring as Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk until the show’s conclusion in 2010.
Henry Cavill was born on 5th May 1983 to Colin Richard Cavill who hails from Chester, England, and Marianne Dalgliesh, who is Part-Irish, Part English, and Part-Scottish. His father was stockbroker and his mother was a domestic worker.
He is the second-youngest of five brothers.
He attended private school at ‘St Michael’s College Preparatory School’, before going into Buckinghamshire, England to attend an boarding school under the name of the Stowe School.
Henry Cavill’s siblings ( Brothers)
Charlie Cavill is a famous sibling and publicity manager. He is also known as known as the British actor’s twin brother Henry Cavill. Henry Cavill is his brother. Henry is famous internationally for his work on the film Man of Steel(2013) as a superhero, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice(2016) and the Justice League (2017).
2. Niki Richard Dalgliesh Cavill
The acting journey of Henry Cavill got underway at the age of 17. He was discovered during the school play and then selected to play Albert Mondego in the movie The Count of Monte Cristo’ (2002). He then appeared in the film “Laguna’ (2001) as well as the TV series “The Inspector Lynley Mysteries” and ‘Goodbye Mr Chips’ (2002), a TV film.
The roles that he wanted came to him when he was just in his 20s. In this period, he was a star in films such as “I Capture the Castle” (2003) and ‘Hellraiser: Hellworld’ (2005) as well as ‘Red Riding Hood’ (2006), ‘Tristan and Isolde’ (2006) and a appearance in the movie Stardust (2007).
Henry Cavill was raised with four brothers. Thus, there was a lot of competition between the boys. Everyone was interested in fitness and sports. The boys, especially Henry were actors, however, no one had ever thought of acting as a full-time job choice.
His family has a significant military connection. His father, during his days before he became a stockbroker, served in the Navy as did his two elder brothers have also served in the military as well.
Henry Cavill Net Worth
Henry Cavill is an British actor with an estimated net worth of $40,000 million. While Henry Cavill is probably best famous for his role as the character of Superman but he has been recognized for his other roles in film and on television.