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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. 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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Known For

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

Filmography

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  Justice League Part Two (announced)
Clark Kent / Superman
  Untitled Superman Project (announced)
Clark Kent / Superman
 2018 Nomis (post-production)
Marshall
 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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Other Works:

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3 Articles | 25 Pictorials | 16 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

Entering the acting world, it's a very lonely life. You all get so close, and then you promise to e-mail and text each other, but you never do. So that idea of being a sort of lone traveler I can definitely associate with. See more »

Trivia:

In 2005, Henry became a young contender for the role of James Bond in Casino Royale (2006), and performed in a final screen test. However, the producers believed Henry was too young for the role, and gave it to Daniel Craig. He also under heavy consideration and auditioned for the role of Superman in Superman Returns (2006), but eventually the role was given to Brandon Routh. Due to all this, ... See more »

Trademark:

Strong, defined jawline See more »

Nickname:

Henners See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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