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Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill 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 Chester, England). Henry is... See full bio »

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Known For

Man of Steel
Man of Steel Clark Kent / Kal-El
(2013)
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Clark Kent / Superman
(2016)
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Napoleon Solo
(2015)
Immortals
Immortals Theseus
(2011)

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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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3 Articles | 25 Pictorials | 16 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on how his appearance changed after he had trained to become Superman] The body got harder and leaner. But the biggest change was the waist getting smaller. A lot smaller. I genuinely had to throw my clothes out, since my shoulders are too big and my waist is too small. Everything just doesn't fit like it used to. I have never been this big. See more »

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Says if he had not picked up acting, he would have joined the armed forces to fulfill his "patriotic pride". See more »

Trademark:

Macho, heroic, stoic characters See more »

Nickname:

Hank See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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