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
  Highlander (pre-production) (rumored)
 2019-2021 The Witcher (TV Series)
Geralt of Rivia / Gerald of Rivia
- Episode #2.1 (2021) ... Gerald 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
 2021 Zack Snyder's Justice League
Superman / Clark Kent
 2020 Enola Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
 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 Vendetta
Thomas
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TV ad for Dunhill 51.3 fragrance. See more »

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5 Articles | 25 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on not being shy of being seen working out with lighter weights in the gym] It doesn't take huge weights everyday to achieve results. It's not the weight that matters, it's the workout. So if you're shy about going to the gym because there is always someone next to you using mahoosive (sic) weights, don't be. You do your weights, just make every workout count. You might end up looking better ... See more »

Trivia:

One of the few A list stars in Hollywood to sport a full "eight pack" configuration of abs instead of the more common "six pack". The more prized eight-pack results from very focused targeted training and development of the abdominal muscles over an extended period of time, lower body fat levels and genetics. Cavill first achieved an eight-pack at director Tarsem Singh's request for his breakout ... See more »

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Macho, heroic, stoic characters See more »

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Star Sign:

Taurus

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