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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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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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TV ad for Dunhill Black fragrance. 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 why he developed an eight-pack physique for Immortals] Tarsem's brief was that he didn't want a "big" guy, he wanted a very ripped, very lean, very Greek statuesque type thing. He said after the very first meeting, "I don't want a six-pack, I want an eight-pack". I was far from having even a six-pack then, [let alone an eight-pack]. But I took it as a challenge. So I went for it. See more »

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In being cast as Superman in Man of Steel (2013), he becomes the third British actor to play the lead role in reboot of a successful screen adaptation of an American comic book series. Before him, Christian Bale was cast as Batman, and Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man. See more »

Trademark:

Macho, heroic, stoic characters See more »

Nickname:

Hank See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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