Henry Cavill is set to become a household name, but his humble beginnings reveal a softer side to the Man of Steel.
A writer has explained on Yahoo! how the 30-year-old British actor was once a gracious, albeit 'extremely handsome', restaurant host in
'Buddy immediately took to Henry,' Giana Mucci wrote of her rescued malamute, who has since passed away. 'And I must admit, so did I, almost immediately giving him the moniker "Hot Henry"'.
In 2005, when Ms Mucci walked Buddy by the tapas restaurant where Mr Cavill worked each night, the three eventually became friends.
Even though she knew he was an actor, Ms Mucci had no idea he was any different from the other '90per cent of the people' in the
When she took him up on his offer to walk her dog, she even insisted on paying him. 'After all, he was a struggling actor, right?' she wrote.
She also recounts a time when she 'naively' offered to get him an agent - which he 'graciously declined', explaining he was 'in good hands'.
Ms Mucci admired Mr Cavill not only for his good looks - 'He was, without a doubt, the most handsome person I'd ever seen in real life,' she wrote - but also for his disarming kindness.
'It was incredible to see how kind he was with this big 100-plus pound, wolf-like dog that intimidated most people,' she said of his relationship with Buddy.