Henry Cavill


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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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Henry Cavill, perhaps best known for playing Clark Kent/Superman in the DC Extended Universe, stars as Geralt of Rivia in "The Witcher." What other roles has he played?

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Man of Steel Clark Kent / Kal-El
(2013)
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Clark Kent / Superman
(2016)
Justice League Superman / Clark Kent
(2017)
(2018)

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  Squadron 42 (Video Game) (announced)
Ryan Enright
 2020 Enola Holmes (completed)
Sherlock Holmes
 2021 Zack Snyder's Justice League
Superman / Clark Kent
 2019 The Witcher (TV Series)
Geralt of Rivia
- Much More (2019) ... Geralt of Rivia
- Before a Fall (2019) ... Geralt of Rivia
- Rare Species (2019) ... Geralt of Rivia
- Bottled Appetites (2019) ... Geralt of Rivia
- Of Banquets, Bastards and Burials (2019) ... Geralt of Rivia
 2018 Night Hunter
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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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[Which film does he think he got in the best shape for] The body types of Superman [Man of Steel] and Theseus [Immortals] are very different. Training related to Theseus is very much a body weight, cardiovascular type training which will give a very lean, and not bulky body. Whereas Superman is very much a weight lifting program with an awful lot of power workouts as well which creates a far ... See more »

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During his childhood he was bullied a lot at school for his chubbiness and known as "Fat Cavill" because he was fat as a kid. He started to turn things around when he landed a role in the movie The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) where he had to lose a lot of weight to get the part. The biggest turning point came when he landed the lead role in Immortals (2011). Cavill went shirtless for half the ... See more »

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Macho, heroic, stoic characters See more »

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Star Sign:

Taurus

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