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Melissa Ann 09-03-2012 03:51 PM

Henry Cavill Campaign
Henry Cavill Campaign
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  1. The Great Wall (pre-production) (20??)
  2. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (pre-production) as Napoleon Solo (rumored) (20??)
  3. Man of Steel (Completed) as Clark Kent / Superman (2013)
  4. The Cold Light of Day as Will Shaw (2012)
  5. Immortals as Theseus (2011)
  6. The Tudors (TV Series) as Charles Brandon (2007-2010)
  7. Whatever Works as Randy (2009)
  8. Blood Creek (aka "Town Creek") as Evan Marshall (2009)
  9. Stardust as Humphrey (2007)
  10. Red Riding Hood as The Hunter (2007)
  11. Tristan + Isolde as Melot (2006)
  12. Hellraiser: Hellworld (Video) as Mike (2005)
  13. Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
    The Green Man (2003) … Simon Mayfield
  14. I Capture the Castle as Stephen Colley (2003)
  15. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (TV Movie) as Soldier Colley (2002)
  16. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
    Well Schooled in Murder (2002) … Chas Quilter
  17. The Count of Monte Cristo as Albert Mondego (2002)
  18. Laguna (2001)


The Cold Light of Day

Man of Steel


Date of Birth
5 May 1983, Jersey, Channel Islands, UK
Birth Name
Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill
The Most Unlucky Man in Hollywood

6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Biography

Henry Cavill grew up in Jersey, Channel Islands. Jersey is his home but he is currently, in his own words, "floating around the world." He has four brothers and a pet parrot.

Henry Cavill was a main actor at the boarding school he attended. The boarding school, Stowe School, is located in Buckingham. His roles include Oberon in a rendition of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream", and Sonny in "Grease". He also starred as Hamlet in "40 Minutes", which he also happens to have directed.

Henry Cavill starred in Dennis Berry's Laguna opposite Joe Mantegna. He enjoyed working in Laguna more than all his other movies because he played the lead and therefore developed a close relationship with the director.

Since then he has appeared in a couple of well-known movies such as The Count of Monte Cristo and I Capture the Castle. He also has a number of lesser-known movies, and television movies. He delivered a captivating performance as Chas Quilter in Inspector Lynley's Mysteries: Well-Schooled in Murder.

He has worked with the actor Bill Nighy twice, once in I Capture the Castle and also Well-Schooled in Murder. He has worked with the young actor Joe Sowerbutts three times, also in 'Capture', 'Well-Schooled' and briefly in Goodbye, Mr. Chips. He met Russell Crowe a long time ago in boarding school, and in 2013, got to work with him in Man of Steel.

Early Life

Cavill was born on the island of Jersey in the Channel Islands, the fourth of five boys. His mother, Marianne, works as a secretary in a bank, and his father, Colin, is a stockbroker.

He was educated at St. Michael's Preparatory School in Saint Saviour, Jersey before attending Stowe School, a boarding school in Buckinghamshire, England. He began acting in school plays during prep school, and has said that if he had not become an actor, he would have joined the army or gone to university to study ancient history, specifically Egyptology.

Personal Life

On 4 May 2011, his girlfriend, show jumper (equestrian) Ellen Whitaker, announced their engagement.
As of August 2012, Henry and Ellen have called off their engagement and split.

Cavill began dating American actress and former mixed martial artist Gina Carano in September 2012.

{Interviews Revealed

DETAILS Magazine

The other touchstone moment at boarding school involved Russell Crowe, who plays Cavill's father, Jor-El, in Man of Steel. "He was on campus filming Proof of Life," Cavill says. "Everyone was standing in a semicircle, and I thought, 'We look ridiculous, staring like he's some kind of prize pony.' So I walked up and said, 'Hi, my name is Henry. I'm thinking of becoming an actor. What's the acting world like?' He said something like, 'Sometimes it's great. Sometimes it's not so great. It's fun acting. And they pay well.' Then everyone ran up and asked for autographs, and I turned to Russell and said, 'Run.'" Several days later, Cavill received a package from Crowe containing snacks, a rugby jersey, and a CD of the actor's band. "There was also a signed note," Cavill says, picking up a fry. "It said, 'Dear Henry, a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.'" On the set of Man of Steel, Cavill reminded Crowe of their meeting. "I told him, 'I was the fat one who didn't ask for your autograph.' He looked at me blankly, and then he actually remembered."

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By Melissa Ann

Full Hearts 09-03-2012 05:48 PM

Add me please? :love:

Lovely OP! :sigh:

Melissa Ann 09-03-2012 07:04 PM

Welcome! :hug:

I love Henry, he's my new addiction! :D

Added you!

Chasing Fireflies 09-03-2012 08:15 PM

May I be added please? :flowers:

Full Hearts 09-04-2012 03:13 PM

Welcome! :wave:

I wanna watch Immortals again. :thud:

Melissa Ann 09-04-2012 04:44 PM

Welcome Jess! Added you! :wave:

I loved Immortals, I also really loved him in "Blood Creek" AKA "Town Creek".

Melissa Ann 09-07-2012 12:11 AM

The Cold Light of Day was another great Henry role!

You guys should post reviews of Henry's movies that you have seen!

I submitted Henry for the polls, but he's the last on the alternates, so I doubt he'll make it on.

obthavariable 09-07-2012 09:10 AM

Add me, please. :)

I'm sure as MOS gets closer to release and there's more publicity, his popularity especially around here should increase, and then hopefully a board will be given to him. :D

Melissa Ann 09-08-2012 11:00 PM

Added you OB!

I agree that MOS will bring in the fans. :nod:

Melissa Ann 09-09-2012 06:26 PM

Just keeping things active!

Does anyone have The Tudors on DVD or access to them Via Netflix? We should do a rewatch! :)

Melissa Ann 09-10-2012 10:21 PM

I watched the first episode from season one of The Tudors last night. So good! :)

Melissa Ann 09-12-2012 01:06 AM

Gotta keep the thread active guys! :nod:

Melissa Ann 09-13-2012 10:09 PM

Where has everyone disappeared to?

Melissa Ann 09-15-2012 04:23 AM

Okay seriously, there were people here.

Need to have a Henry movie re-watch night! Anyone game?

Melissa Ann 09-17-2012 09:27 AM

Really, where is everyone?

I so am making today a Henry movie day!

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