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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 »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on understanding the importance of playing Superman] Very much so, yes. It's important to do the role justice. There are a lot of people relying on me to do this well. I gladly accept that responsibility, and it's a great one to have because it's a wonderful opportunity. I don't let the pressures get to me because that's going to hinder my performance and, therefore, let people down. So I choose... See more »

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While working as an extra in Proof of Life (2000), Cavill asked Russell Crowe for advice about acting, since he had aspirations of pursuing a full-time career as an actor. A few days after their conversation, he received a box of gifts from Crowe that included a signed picture of him in Gladiator (2000) with the words, "Dear Henry: A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step" written ... See more »

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Strong, defined jawline See more »

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Most Dashing Duke See more »

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Taurus

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