Henry Cavill is a British actor known for his roles in popular movies like "Man of Steel" and "The Witcher". Born on May 5, 1983, in Jersey in the Channel Islands, Henry started acting at a young age and has since become a household name in Hollywood.

Early Life

Henry was born to Marianne, who was a secretary in Jersey, and Colin Cavill, who worked as a stockbroker. He was one of five boys and grew up in a community that was very supportive of sports. At an early age, Henry developed an interest in acting after watching the movie "Superman" starring Christopher Reeve.

Acting Career

At the age of 17, Henry landed his first acting role on the television series "The Count of Monte Cristo". However, it wasn't until his portrayal of Charles Brandon on Showtime's "The Tudors" that he gained notoriety. In 2011 he starred opposite Amy Adams in "Man of Steel", where he brought Superman back to life for the modern era.

As well as being apart of big blockbuster films Henry continues to star in smaller films which show off his range as an actor such as “The Man from U.N.C.L.E” directed by Guy Ritchie.

In recent years Henry also starred as Geralt Of Rivia is Netflix’s hit show “The Witcher” displaying his striking screen presence yet again outside if big budget productions.

Personal Life

Throughout his career he has kept mostly out of the tabloids only trending when it comes to announcements about future film projects or teasers about upcoming shows

Outside from acting however cavil has expressed an avid love for all things gaming , comic books and fitness which can be seen through various Instagram posts showcasing him weightlifting or playing video games with fans from all over the world


In conclusion henry cavil has established himself as one of hollywoods leading men with a plethora of iconic roles to his name . He has not only showcased his incredible screen presence but also maintained respect and admiration from his fans who follow him for so many reasons outside the film industry