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Henry Cavill


Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill is a British actor who was born on the Bailiwick of Jersey, a British Crown Dependency in the Channel Islands, His mother, Marianne (Dalgliesh), is a bank secretary, and his father, Colin Richard Cavill, is a stockbroker. His father is English, and his mother, also born on Jersey island, is of Irish, Scottish, and ... See full bio »

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TV ad for Dunhill Black fragrance. See more »

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1 Article | 25 Pictorials | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on his extreme leaning phase during Man of Steel (2013) to shoot his most difficult scenes] Shooting the oil rig scenes - where I am half-naked and soaking wet - was the toughest because of the "extreme leaning'' phase I was on to show all the hard [muscle] definition. I dropped down to 2,500 calories per day (from 5,000 previously) which , at the size I was and at the shooting workload I had, ... See more »

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He is a big comic book fan although he says he did not get to read them growing up due to his time at boarding school. See more »

Trademark:

Strong, defined jawline See more »

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Taurus

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