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

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Muscular physique See more »

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Taurus

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