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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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2 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Man of Steel Clark Kent / Kal-El
(2013)
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Clark Kent / Superman
(2016)
Justice League Superman / Clark Kent
(2017)

Filmography

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 2019 The Witcher (TV Series) (pre-production)
Geralt of Rivia
- Episode #1.8 ... Geralt of Rivia
- Episode #1.7 ... Geralt of Rivia
- Episode #1.6 ... Geralt of Rivia
- Episode #1.5 ... Geralt of Rivia
- Episode #1.4 ... Geralt of Rivia
  Squadron 42 (Video Game) (post-production)
Ryan Enright
 2018 Nomis
Marshall
 2018 Mission: Impossible - Fallout
August Walker
 2017 Justice League
Superman / Clark Kent
 2017 Sand Castle
Cpt. Syverson
 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Clark Kent / Superman
 2013 Man of Steel
Clark Kent / Kal-El
 2012 The Cold Light of Day
Will
 2011 Immortals
Theseus
 2007-2010 The Tudors (TV Series)
Charles Brandon
- Death of a Monarchy (2010) ... Charles Brandon
- Secrets of the Heart (2010) ... Charles Brandon
- As It Should Be (2010) ... Charles Brandon
- Sixth and the Final Wife (2010) ... Charles Brandon
- You Have My Permission (2010) ... Charles Brandon
 2009 Blood Creek
Evan Marshall
 2009 Whatever Works
Randy
 2007 Stardust
Humphrey
 2006 Red Riding Hood
The Hunter
 2006 Tristan + Isolde
Melot
 2005 Hellraiser: Hellworld (Video)
Mike
 2003 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Simon Mayfield
- The Green Man (2003) ... Simon Mayfield
 2003 I Capture the Castle
Stephen Colley
 2002 Goodbye, Mr. Chips (TV Movie)
Soldier Colley
 2002 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
Chas Quilter
- Well Schooled in Murder (2002) ... Chas Quilter
 2002 The Count of Monte Cristo
Albert Mondego
 2001 Laguna
Thomas
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TV ad for Dunhill London fragrance. See more »

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5 Articles | 25 Pictorials | 17 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on deliberately trying to pick different roles from Superman] I definitely chose this role [The Man from U.N.C.L.E.], to be contrary to Superman. Because when you have a movie of that size [Man of Steel] come out it's human inclination to say 'I now know what that person is', and you have to fight against that as an actor. Not that I am going to go crazy and play a meth-head transsexual guy, but... See more »

Trivia:

Author Stephanie Meyer based the description of Edward Cullen in her Twilight novels on Henry and even lobbied for him to play the role before Robert Pattinson was cast, but he was considered too old to play a 17-year-old by the time the film was produced. See more »

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Star Sign:

Taurus

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