Before the Doctor beckoned, he appeared on our TV screens in his first television role in 2006, when he played Jim Taylor in the BBC production of the Sally Lockhart quartet books The Ruby in the Smoke and The Shadow in the North (a Doctor Who link – Billie Piper took the title role of Sally Lockhart, and she of course was one of the companions to our other Candy – David Tennant).
Cavill hails from Jersey in the Channel Islands, he has four brothers (he is number four). Cavill comes from a solidly middle class and privileged background, his father, Colin, is a stockbroker, while his mother Marianne works as a secretary in a bank. His education started at St. Michael’s Preparatory School in Saint Saviour, Jersey, and he then headed off to be a boarder at Stowe School in Buckinghamshire.
"I grew up in a small and very beautiful town in the mountains of southern India. I had decided to pursue a career in law and about 6 years ago I moved to the big city of London where I read law at the London School of Economics.
Lia Scott Price - Bloody Disturbing
"I’m presenting an alternate view, something to think about when you watch my films or read my books. There is a dark side to every belief, and why should we not question those beliefs, particularly our belief in Guardian Angels?