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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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2 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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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Print ad for Dunhill London 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 the experience of playing Superman the first time as opposed to the second time] It's like shagging someone for the first time. Sometimes it turns out to be amazing. Mostly you're trying to get each other's rhythm going. It's on the next go that you start to expand. That's why I do [Superman]. You can't be pissed off at the idea of playing Superman for the rest of your life. It's a wonderful ... See more »

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His dream role is to play Alexander the Great See more »

Trademark:

Macho, heroic, stoic characters See more »

Nickname:

Most Dashing Duke See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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