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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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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 being Superman despite the hard work it entails] I'm really enjoying it, getting my hands dirty and just immersing myself in the job. I'm just coming off of a 45-day lean because there were various shirtless scenes and representing Superman in that physical way both efficiently and sufficiently for the fans. I'm sure you probably saw [the pictures] online over the past month. To lean... See more »


In 2002, he appeared in both The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) and 'Goodbye, Mr. Chips (2002)(TV)'. Both were remakes of earlier films that originally starred Robert Donat in the title roles. See more »


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