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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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)
(2018)

Filmography

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  Squadron 42 (Video Game) (announced)
Ryan Enright
  Highlander (pre-production) (rumored)
 2022 Enola Holmes 2 (completed)
Sherlock Holmes
 2019-2021 The Witcher (TV Series)
Geralt of Rivia
- Family (2021) ... Geralt of Rivia
- Voleth Meir (2021) ... Geralt of Rivia
- Dear Friend... (2021) ... Geralt of Rivia
- Turn Your Back (2021) ... Geralt of Rivia
- Redanian Intelligence (2021) ... 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
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV ad for Dunhill 51.3 fragrance. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Articles | 25 Pictorials | 20 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

Children:

None

Parents:

Cavill (Dalgliesh), Marianne | Cavill, Colin Richard

Relatives:

Cavill, Major Niki Richard Dalgliesh (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on the anxiety he faced before the filming of his shirtless scenes for Immortals (2011) where he was required to show a perfectly ripped eight-pack] It's very stressful waking up Monday morning and saying, "Can I still see that vein in my abs?" You get the fear every morning, "Do I look good enough?" And of course, you do. But in your own head, you never look good enough. I had a big sense of ... See more »

Trivia:

Henry's paternal grandparents, Richard Cavill and Gladys Jesse May Smith, were English. Henry's maternal grandfather, Alan Gardner Dalgliesh, was born in Guatemala, of English and Scottish descent, while Henry's maternal grandmother, Mary Kathleen O'Donnell, was Irish. See more »

Trademark:

Strong, defined jawline See more »

Nickname:

Most Dashing Duke See more »

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