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Henry Cavill


Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill is a British actor. He 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 ... See full bio »

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Known For

Man of Steel
Man of Steel Clark Kent / Kal-El
(2013)
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Clark Kent / Superman
(2016)
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Napoleon Solo
(2015)
Immortals
Immortals Theseus
(2011)

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3 Articles | 25 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on his Internet detractors] When you go on the Internet forums, you're peeking behind the curtain. You think, 'Why are they being so nasty? It's weird, because there's no accountability. Someone can quite happily write a diatribe about how much of a dick I am. But if they met me in real life, I know what they'd probably say - 'Can I have a picture with you?' See more »

Trivia:

In 2005, Henry became a young contender for the role of James Bond in Casino Royale (2006), and performed in a final screen test. However, the producers believed Henry was too young for the role, and gave it to Daniel Craig. He also under heavy consideration and auditioned for the role of Superman in Superman Returns (2006), but eventually the role was given to Brandon Routh. Due to all this, ... See more »

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Star Sign:

Taurus

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