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

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on auditioning for the Superman role in Christopher Reeve's original costume] It was petrifying, mortifying and embarrassing all at the same time. I was coming off a movie where I had to be out of shape, and then I had gone through Christmas, so I was extra out of shape. I just had to throw on the Lycra-like outfit, and that never looks good when it's basically a sort of sausage casing. See more »

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Los Angeles, United States: Attending "The Count of Monte Cristo" Premiere. See more »

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Macho, heroic, stoic characters See more »

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Most Dashing Duke See more »

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Taurus

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