Henry Cavill has become one of the biggest actors in the industry thanks to his prominence as Clark Kent/Superman in Man of Steel and the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League films. It was a long road to stardom for the 32-year-old however, and although he is well-known both for his roles and his stunning good looks, there is still plenty that is not known about the actor. After taking on possibly the most iconic superhero, Cavill is destined for mega-stardom, so now is as good a time as ever to check out 10 things you didn’t know about him!
Henry Cavill is the first non-American actor to play Superman, and he is the third British actor to take on the lead role of a superhero, and be the most successful at it. Before him Christian Bale reinstated the Batman franchise and Andrew Garfield breathed new life into Spider-Man.