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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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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 »

Height:

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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Says if he hadn't picked up acting, he would have joined the armed forces to fulfill his "patriotic pride". See more »

Trademark:

Macho, heroic, stoic characters See more »

Nickname:

Hank See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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