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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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Man of Steel
Man of Steel Clark Kent / Kal-El
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Clark Kent / Superman
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Napoleon Solo
Immortals Theseus


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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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[on enjoying the experience of being in shape for Immortals (2011)] Training to that level is difficult enough but when you're also 'leaning' [stripping away all fat from the body to get ripped] for 10 months, it's insane. Being in that kind of shape is something everyone should do at least once. It's a great feeling - and I don't mean that in an arrogant way. You go to the gym, train hard and ... See more »


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