If you are a fan of superhero movies, you must know the incredible actor Henry Cavill. Cavill somehow became synonymous to the Superman for his regular appearances in the series of blockbuster Superman movies.
Except for Superman, he has also appeared in many popular movies. Today let's take a peek into his acting journey including the awards and nominations he won for his fantastic performances.
Henry Cavill's Acting Career
British actor Henry Cavill began his acting career in 2001 from the adventure drama film The Count of Monte Cristo. After his striking performance, he got opportunities to star in various television films and series.
For his macho, heroic and strong character, Cavill got to play the role of the Superman in the 2011 movie Man of Steel. Following the success of the movie, the star rose as a mainstream celebrity.
Here are the details of the actor's super hit superhero movies with its budget, box office collection, and IMDb ratings.
|Movie||Role||Budget||Box Office Collection||IMDB Rating|
|Man of Steel (2013)||Clark Kent/ Superman||$225 million||$668 million||7.1|
|Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)||Superman||$300 million||$873.6||6.6|
|Justice League (2017)||Superman||$300 million||$657.9 million||6.6|
Apart from his superhero movies, he played in many other movies including Red Riding Hood (2006), Blood Creek (2009), Immortals (2011), and Sand Castle (2017).
The actor also has a decent television career. For the small screen, Cavill notably appeared in the historical fiction television series The Tudors from 2007 to 2010. In the series, he portrayed the character of Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk. The series has a total 38 episodes.
Currently, the English actor is working on the spy movie Mission: Impossible - Fallout, and the psychological thriller Nomis. Both movies are in post-production and set to be released in 2018. Mission: Impossible - Fallout will be released in the July of 2018.
Henry Cavill's Awards And Achievement
Cavill is a great super who is entertaining us for a long time now. For his outstanding acting skills, the actor was nominated for several awards including Teen Choice Awards and Critics' Choice Movie Awards.
In 2014, the actor received MTV Movie Awards for Best Hero for his movie Man of Steel. Cavill also won Razzie Awards for Worst Screen Combo (shared with Ben Affleck) for the movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in 2017.
Besides his awards, Cavill is involved in various philanthropic works. He is a spokesman for the Durrell Wildfire Conversation Trust. He also supports the ALS Association, a nonprofit organization.
Had the pleasure to get up close and personal with some of my buddies at Jersey Zoo again today! I genuinely love being able to do this sort of stuff AND I didn't even get peed on!! Double win. @Durrell_JerseyZoo #Durrell PS. For those who want to know, the bats are Livingstone's fruit bats and that is a ring-tailed Lemur that's cruising around on the rope behind my head.
Except for his career achievement, the actor is enjoying a blissful personal life and has managed to earn an impressive net worth of $20 million. Cavill has a huge fan following on his Instagram account. In his Insta, he has 5.7 million as of now.
Henry Cavill: Quick Facts
- Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill was born on 5 May 1983 in Saint Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands.
- His nicknames are; Hank, Henners, Most Dashing Duke.
- His parents are Marianne Dalgliesh and Colin Cavill.
- His star sign is Taurus.
- He stands at 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m).
- He attended St Michael's Preparatory School. Later he went to Stowe School in Stowe Buckinghamshire.
- He has a pet dog of Akita breed name Kal.
- He was engaged to English show jumping rider Ellen Whitaker.