Refused to shave mustache for rollduring the filming of Superman Vs Batman
His favorite Superman story lines and the ones he used for inspiration are "Death Of Superman", "Return Of Superman", "Superman: Red Son" and "Earth-One". He is also a big fan of Grant Morrison's "New 52" work.
Admitted during an interview with Conan O'Brien that he narrowly missed the call from Zack Snyder, informing him that he had won the coveted role of Superman because he was busy playing World of Warcraft. Cavill said he only noticed Snyder's name on Caller ID at the last second and by the time he put his hand on the phone to pick it up, it was too late, so he called Snyder back immediately, jokingly stating he was busy saving someone's life.
Voted as one of the "World's Sexiest Men" in a poll by Attitude (2013), behind Tom Daley
Has worked with actor Bill Nighy twice, once in I Capture the Castle (2003) and also The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001).
Was director Martin Campbell's choice for the role of James Bond in Casino Royale, but he was outvoted by the producers who felt he was too young for the part.
Henry loves to play rugby, but no longer plays because of injuries.
Henry Cavill was chosen as the face and spokespersonn of Dunhill Fragrances (Dunhill London and Dunhill Black). He shares this honor with Jude Law who previously launched a fragrance for Dunhill.
Henry owns a brown leather jacket. He states that he could not live without it.
Henry defines himself as a very outgoing person who likes to go out at night and with a hidden talent for languages. He looks up to and is inspired by his best friends and his brothers who are the reason why he stays down to earth.
The favourite movie he's worked in is Laguna, because playing the lead role he developed a close relationship with the director, Dennis Berry.
Henry loves to travel and so far the favourite place he’s been at is Nepal. He describes it as “mind blowing” in a 2008 interview for the US Weekly.
Henry’s favourite colour is blue, in all shades.
Henry loves home made strawberry and cucumber milkshake, nachos, pizza and Fries. His favourite dish is spicy sausage ragu and his drink of choice is a dirty Martini.
Henry’s nicknames are Henners, Hank and H.
The worst job Henry ever had, was working for lawyers at a law firm. He worked as their tea and photocopy boy.
Henry’s hobbies include snow boarding, reading, partying, meeting new people and going to the beach. He also likes to reply to his fans.
Henry attended St. Michael’s Preparatory School in Jersey and Stowe boarding school in Stowe.
No matter where Henry is going, he never leaves his home without money, credit cards and his passport.
His hair is brown and his eyes are blue but he’s got a brown bit at the top of his left eye. He has no piercings or tattoos.
Henry is 6’1″ (1.85 m) tall.
Henry's last name 'Cavill' is pronounced like the word 'travel'.
He is a big comic book fan although he says he did not get to read them growing up due to his time at boarding school.
He did not watch any previous Superman films or television shows while making _Man Of Steel (2013)_, using the comics solely as a reference for his portrayal of Superman.