A British actor by the name of Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill, he was born on May 5, 1983.

He is well-known for playing characters such as Charles Brandon in The Tudors on Showtime from 2007 to 2010

With parts in the movie adaptations of The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) and I Capture the Castle, Cavill launched his acting career (2003).

Later, he played supporting roles in various TV shows, such as The Inspector Lynley Mysteries on the BBC,

Cavill's portrayal as Superman in the DC Extended Universe superhero movies Man of Steel (2013), Batman v Superman:

Cavill was born on May 5, 1983, in Saint Helier, Jersey, in the Channel Islands, as the fourth of five boys in a Roman Catholic family.

Marianne Dalgliesh, his mother, worked as a bank secretary. She is of Scottish, English, and Irish ancestry and was born in Jersey.

Colin Cavill, his father, was a stockbroker who was born in Chester, England.

A rugby match in 2000 introduced 16-year-old Cavill to actor Russell Crowe, who was filming in Stowe for the movie Proof of Life.

Later, the actor sent a parcel to his boarding school after giving him some acting advice. Later on, the two actors collaborated.