Henry Cavill


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Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill was born on the Bailiwick of Jersey, a British Crown dependency in the Channel Islands. His mother, Marianne (Dalgliesh), a housewife, was also born on Jersey, and is of Irish, Scottish and English ancestry. Henry's father, Colin Richard Cavill, a stockbroker, is of English origin (born in Chester, England). Henry is... See full bio »

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Clark Kent / Superman
(2016)
Man of Steel Clark Kent / Kal-El
(2013)
Justice League Superman / Clark Kent
(2017)
(2018)

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  Squadron 42 (Video Game) (announced)
Ryan Enright
 2020 Enola Holmes (post-production)
Sherlock Holmes
 2019 The Witcher (TV Series) (post-production)
Geralt of Rivia
- Pilot (2019) ... Geralt of Rivia
- Episode #1.8 ... Geralt of Rivia
- Episode #1.7 ... Geralt of Rivia
- Episode #1.6 ... Geralt of Rivia
- Episode #1.5 ... Geralt of Rivia
 2018 Night Hunter
Marshall
 2018 Mission: Impossible - Fallout
August Walker
 2017 Justice League
Superman / Clark Kent
 2017 Sand Castle
Cpt. Syverson
 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Clark Kent / Superman
 2013 Man of Steel
Clark Kent / Kal-El
 2012 The Cold Light of Day
Will
 2011 Immortals
Theseus
 2007-2010 The Tudors (TV Series)
Charles Brandon
- Death of a Monarchy (2010) ... Charles Brandon
- Secrets of the Heart (2010) ... Charles Brandon
- As It Should Be (2010) ... Charles Brandon
- Sixth and the Final Wife (2010) ... Charles Brandon
- You Have My Permission (2010) ... Charles Brandon
 2009 Blood Creek
Evan Marshall
 2009 Whatever Works
Randy
 2007 Stardust
Humphrey
 2006 Red Riding Hood
The Hunter
 2006 Tristan + Isolde
Melot
 2005 Hellraiser: Hellworld (Video)
Mike
 2003 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Simon Mayfield
- The Green Man (2003) ... Simon Mayfield
 2003 I Capture the Castle
Stephen Colley
 2002 Goodbye, Mr. Chips (TV Movie)
Soldier Colley
 2002 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
Chas Quilter
- Well Schooled in Murder (2002) ... Chas Quilter
 2002 The Count of Monte Cristo
Albert Mondego
 2001 Laguna
Thomas
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Ambassador for the 'Make Britain Great' Campaign during the Octane Jubilee Tour of Elegance, a line up of 60 special cars, one from each year of the Queen's reign. Henry Cavill drove the new McLaren 12C Spider on its global debut from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle. See more »

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5 Articles | 25 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on developing his hyper-shredded Superman look for Man of Steel (2013)] To build muscle I have to eat a lot. But I have just finished a 45 day 2800 calorie diet because I had to sculpt the muscles that I had developed. It's rough. I was exhausted both physically and mentally. But I felt great. And looked shredded. I didn't have a single ounce of fat anywhere on my body. There is a risk of ... See more »

Trivia:

While working as an extra in Proof of Life (2000), Cavill asked Russell Crowe for advice about acting, since he had aspirations of pursuing a full-time career as an actor. A few days after their conversation, he received a box of gifts from Crowe that included a signed picture of him in Gladiator (2000) with the words, "Dear Henry: A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step" written ... See more »

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Muscular physique See more »

Nickname:

Hank See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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