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Henry Cavill


Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill was born on the Bailiwick of Jersey, a British Crown Dependency in the Channel Islands, just off the coast of Normandy, France. His mother, Marianne, is a bank secretary also born on the island, and his father, Colin Richard Cavill, is an English-born stockbroker. He is the second youngest with four brothers. He was ... See full bio »

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on understanding the importance of playing Superman] Very much so, yes. It's important to do the role justice. There are a lot of people relying on me to do this well. I gladly accept that responsibility, and it's a great one to have because it's a wonderful opportunity. I don't let the pressures get to me because that's going to hinder my performance and, therefore, let people down. So I choose... See more »

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Played a role with the name Colley twice, and back to back. Soldier Colley in "Goodbye, Mr Chips" (2002) and Stephen Colley in "I Captured a Castle" (2003). See more »

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Macho, heroic, stoic characters See more »

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Hank See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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