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Henry Cavill


Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill was born on the Bailiwick of Jersey, a British Crown Dependency in the Channel Islands, just off the coast of Normandy, France. His mother, Marianne, is a bank secretary also born on the island, and his father, Colin Richard Cavill, is an English-born stockbroker. He is the second youngest with four brothers. He was ... See full bio »

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TV ad for Dunhill Black fragrance. See more »

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25 Pictorials | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on auditioning for the Superman role in Christopher Reeve's original costume] It was petrifying, mortifying and embarrassing all at the same time. I was coming off a movie where I had to be out of shape, and then I had gone through Christmas, so I was extra out of shape. I just had to throw on the Lycra-like outfit, and that never looks good when it's basically a sort of sausage casing. See more »

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Was American author Stephenie Meyer's first choice to play Edward Cullen in the movie series of "Twilight," but was considered too old to play a 17-year old by the time the movie was produced. See more »

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Strong, defined jawline See more »

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Henners See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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