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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 51.3 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 why it was important to him to have a shirtless scene in Man Of Steel] It's only a small sequence in the movie but it is an essential thing for something like Superman. You've got to prove to everybody that actually it's a "Super" man, it's not all fake, it's not all smoke and mirrors. See more »

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He is a big comic book fan although he says he did not get to read them growing up due to his time at boarding school. See more »

Trademark:

Muscular physique See more »

Nickname:

Henners See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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