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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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1 win & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on his dream to be James Bond one day] Bond would be wonderful to play one day. I wouldn't play the same kind of character as Daniel Craig, but hopefully I can do something that will do justice to the legacy. Barbara or Mike [the producers], if you're reading this, give me a call... See more »

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During his childhood he was bullied a lot at school for his chubbiness and known as "Fat Cavill" because he was fat as a kid. He started to turn things around when he landed a role in the movie The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) where he had to lose a lot of weight to get the part. The biggest turning point came when he landed the lead role in Immortals (2011). Cavill went shirtless for half the ... See more »

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Muscular physique See more »

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Hank See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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