Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill (born 5 May 1983) is a British actor. Cavill's first film appearances include one of 2002's successful dramatics, an adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo. Then the following year, he acted in the nouveau film I Capture the Castle (2003). He flew to Hollywood to be in an experimental High-Def movie entitled Red Riding Hood (2004). Additionally, he acted in a completely different and dark looking Hellraiser: Hellworld that was released in 2005. Soon he took on a difficult portrayal in a largely shot on location in Ireland, 2006 mainstream film version of Tristan & Isolde. Cavill then landed a leading role in the Showtime series The Tudors (2007) playing the historical character of Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, brother-in-law to Henry VIII of England and supporter of Queen Catherine of Aragon. He also landed a minor part in the fantasy film Stardust (2007). In 2007 he was featured in Vanity Fair's Hollywood's Next-Gen Men article. In early 2008, Cavill was featured Dunhill fragrance advertising. The television ad features a suited up Cavill walking through the Union Jack flag, before mounting a helicopter. The second television ad features Cavill driving a car, presumably in London, and meeting with a young woman. Henry Cavill plays lead character Evan Marshall during the Joel Schumacher directed thriller, Creek (2009). He is also the romantic leading man in the Woody Allen comedy entitled, Whatever Works (2009). Henry Cavill is selected to be a primary character leading man in a mythic special effects movie called War of the Gods (2010). In fact, at the early planning phase Henry Cavill is notably the only actor selected for this movie. An IMDB editorial commentary from an interview with this movie's popular director Tarsem Singh is posted to this fact, on January 23, 2009. In 2009, Entertainment Weekly released its Must List of 2009. In its TV section Cavill was listed as the "Must Dashing Duke" because "As Charles Brandon on Showtime's The Tudors, the Brit displays charm, depth, and a killer bod."