Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill (born May 5, 1983) is a British actor, known mainly for his roles in The Tudors, Immortals, and for being the latest movie incarnation of Superman, in the DC Extended Universe. Also well known for his bad luck, consisting in a long string of near-misses in landing important roles before his rise to prominence.
- Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005) as Mike
- Tristan and Isolde (2006) as Melot
- Stardust (2007) as Humphrey
- The Tudors (2007 — 2010) as Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk
- Whatever Works (2009) as Randy Lee James
- Immortals (2011) as Theseus
- The Cold Light of Day (2012) as Will Shaw
- DC Extended Universe (2013 — present) as Clark Kent / Superman:
- The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015) as Napoleon Solo
This actor provides examples of:
- Fan Community Nickname: His fans have gotten the name "The Cavillry."
- Lantern Jaw of Justice: Who do you think his incarnation of Superman gets it from?
- What Could Have Been: