"Superman" hunk Henry Cavill is engaged, after popping the question Tuesday to his equestrian girlfriend Ellen Whitaker.Cavill, 27, who will star in Zack Snyder's upcoming "Superman" project, proposed during a trip to Hollywood, the Belfast Telegraph reports.
He had first appeared in the 2001 film Laguna for his role as Thomas Aprea. In 2002, Henry guest appeared in BBC’s The Inspector Lynley Mysteries for his role as Chas Quilter in an episode titled “Well-Schooled in Murder”."I couldn't believe it when he asked me to marry him," she said.It was such a surprise and I am so happy." Whitaker, 24, is a show jumper training for a bid to the 2012 Olympic team for Britain and hails from the famous Whitaker show-jumping family.The actor is proud of his mother, who has brought up 5 sons (Henry is the youngest son in the family, he has four elder brothers). His elder brothers served in the army and even were sent to Iraq during the war.Of course, when 16 year old Henry came home with the idea to become an actor, his father was disappointed.