Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill is a British actor born on May 5, 1983 who has an estimated net worth of $20 million. His first major film role was in The Count of Monte Cristo (2002), which was followed by a series of TV and small film roles. His first leading role was on the TV series The Tudors from 2007 to 2010.
He was originally set to play Superman in the 2004 film Superman Returns, but was replaced by a new director. He went on to play Superman in Man of Steel (2011) with Amy Adams and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) with Ben Affleck. He was also the final choice to play James Bond in Casino Royale (2006), but was replaced in favor of an older actor, being Daniel Craig.