Henry Cavill is an English actor. He was born on 5th May 1983 in Saint Saviour, Jersey. He started his acting career with the film The Count of Monte Cristo in 2002. He later starred in minor and supporting roles in the television show Midsomer Murders, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, and The Tudors. He later starred in the mainstream Hollywood films such as Stardust, Tristan & Isolde, and Immortals. Cavill gained international fame and prominence with the 2013 film Man of Steel in which he essayed the role of super hero Superman.
The Mysterious Life and Filmy career of the superhero star
Henry Cavill attended Stowe School in England and educated from St. Michael’s Preparatory School in Saint Saviour, Jersey.
Cavill began his career in films with Laguna in 2001 followed by The Count of Monte Cristo. He essayed a supporting role in Hellraiser: Hellworld, I Capture the Castle, Tristan & Isolde, and Red Riding Hood. He had a minor role in the film Stardust. In 2008, Cavill became the face of Dunhill Fragrances. He later starred in the Blood Creek a horror film. In 2009, he had a minor role in the film Whatever Works. Cavill played the lead role of Theseus in the mythological film Immortals. In 2012, he starred in The Cold Light of Day. Cavill was offered the role of superman for the film Man of steel. He commented “I am honored to be a part of superman’s return to the big screen”. He will reprise the role of Superman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in 2016.
Top 5 Movies of Henry Cavill:
1. Man of Steel: It is a superhero film based on the character Superman. Henry essayed the role of Superman and Clark Kent. The movie had some of the great visual effects. The film was highest grossing Superman film till date and the second highest grossing reboot of all time. The film received mixed reviews from critics. Henry Cavil won the Best Hero at MTV Movie Awards.
2. Immortals: It is a 3D mythology, fantasy film. The film is loosely based on the Greek Myths of Theseus and the Titanomachy and the Minotaur. Henry portrayed the role of Theseus a mortal who is chosen by Zeus to fight evil. The movie received mixed reviews from the critics. The film integrates elements from the classical Greek Myths.
3. Stardust: It is a romantic fantasy film. The film is based on the novel with the same title written by the author Neil Gaiman. Henry Cavill portrays the role of Humphrey in the film. The film received positive reviews from the critics. The film won Best Dramatic Presentation at Hugo Awards.
4. The Cold Light of Day: It is an action film. Henry Cavill Portrays the role of Will Shaw, who finds that his family has been kidnapped by the foreign agents who are searching for a briefcase stolen by Will’s father leading to Will taking matters into his hands to find them.
5. Hellraiser: Hellworld: It is a horror movie. The eighth installment in Hellraiser series. The story is based on a short story called Dark Can’t Breathe written by the Author Joel Soisson. Henry Cavill portrayed the role of Mike in the film. The film was premiered at the handful minor film festival and private screening and later was released straight to DVD.
List of top films of Henry Cavill
2. The Count of Monte Cristo
3. Goodbye, Mr. Chips
4. I Capture the Castle
5. Hellraiser: Hellworld
6. Tristan & Isolde
7. Red Riding Hood
9. Whatever Works
10. Blood Creek
12. The Cold Light of Day
13. Man of Steel
Upcoming movies of Henry Cavill in 2015 2016
Henry Cavill is a brilliant actor and posses a great acting talent. He is the future of the film industry and is sure to amuse his fans with his works in his upcoming films. There are several films already lined up in his bags. Here is the list of Upcoming movies of Henry Cavill
• The Man from U.N.C.L.E.- 2015
• Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice-2016
We expect that in coming time he will sign many more upcoming movies of Henry Cavill in 2015 and 2016 to entertain his Fans completely.