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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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3 Articles | 25 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on always agreeing to take pictures with fans] People are very polite. They come up and ask (before taking a picture), and that makes a big difference. When people come up and ask, it's like, 'OK, yes, of course.' Rather than, 'Hey could you stop taking a photo of me across the room because there's going to be one bad shot of me and that's the one you're going to put on the Internet? Don't do ... See more »

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His older brother, Major Niki Richard Dalgliesh Cavill, received an MBE as a heroic Royal Marine for keeping the vulnerable safe in a hostile environment in Afghanistan. See more »

Trademark:

Strong, defined jawline See more »

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Hank See more »

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