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Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill [edit]

(/ˈkævᵻl/; born 5 May 1983) is a British actor. Cavill began his career starring in the film adaptations of The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) and I Capture the Castle (2003). He later appeared in minor and supporting roles in television shows such as BBC's The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, ITV's Midsomer Murders and Showtime's The Tudors (2007-10), then crossed to mainstream Hollywood films such as Tristan & Isolde (2006), Stardust (2007), Blood Creek (2009) and Immortals (2011).

Cavill starred [edit]

as Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk in the Showtime television series The Tudors; and in 2008 became the official spokesperson for the Dunhill fragrance collection for men.

Cavill gained [edit]

further prominence and international fame playing the titular superhero Superman in the DC Extended Universe starting with the 2013 reboot film Man of Steel, originally the highest-grossing Superman film of all time until it was surpassed by 2016's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, where he reprised his role as Superman; making it his highest-grossing film to date. In 2015, he co-starred with Armie Hammer in the spy film The Man from U.N.C.L.E. In 2017, Henry acted in the Netflix film SandCastle and later reprised the role of Superman in Justice League. In 2018, he starred along with Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg and Rebecca Ferguson in Mission Impossible Fallout, the most successful of the Mission Impossible series. Nomis is due for release soon. Henry is presently starring as the lead role in Netflix adaptation of the Witcher, the filming for which is going on.

Early life [edit]

Cavill was born [edit]

the fourth of five boys on Jersey in the Channel Islands, a Crown dependency of the United Kingdom. His mother, Marianne (Dalgliesh), was a secretary in a bank, and his father, Colin Cavill, was a stockbroker. His father is English, and his mother is of Irish, Scottish, and English descent. He was educated at St Michael's Preparatory School in Saint Saviour, Jersey, before attending Stowe School in Stowe, Buckinghamshire, England.

First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
Full Name at Birth
Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill
Other Names
Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill
Henry Cavill
Age
35
Date of Birth
Birthplace
Height
Weight
Build
Eye Color
Hair Color
Distinctive Features
Defined jawline
Heterochromia on left iris
Muscular physique
Freckle on center of lower lip
Star Sign
Sexuality
Religion
Ethnicity
Nationality
High School
Occupation
Actor, Model, Producer
Occupation Category
Claim to Fame
Man of Steel
Year(s) Active
2001–present
Talent Agency
William Morris Endeavor (WME) Entertainment (LA)
William Morris Endeavor (WME) Entertainment (LA)
Brand Endorsements
(2008) Print ad for Dunhill London fragrance.
(2008) TV ad for Dunhill Black fragrance.
(2009) TV ad for Dunhill 51.3 fragrance.
(2018) Boss eyewear
(2018) Jaeger-LeCoultre
Shoe Size
14 (US)
Official Website
Father
Mother
Marianne (Dalgliesh)
Brother(s)
Other Family Members
Richard Cavill (Paternal grandfather)
Gladys Jesse May Smith (Paternal grandmother)
Alan Gardner Dalgliesh (Maternal grandfather)
Mary Kathleen O'Donnell (Maternal grandmother)
Friends
Associated People
Pets
Kal, American Akita Dog
Favorite People
Favorite Movies
Favorite TV Shows
Favorite Bands
Favorite Songs
The Vault (Def Leppard)
Favorite Books
A Game of Thrones (George R R Martin)
The Witcher
Favorite Places
London
Rome
Bailiwick of Jersey
Fort Lauderdale
Favorite Foods
Sushi
Nepalese food
Chicago Deep Dish Pizza
Rice
Beer
Bovril
Italian
Kfc
Vigneto Campe 2004 wine
Favorite Colors
Blue of any kind
Favorite Accessories
7 For All Mankind Jeans
Gold Signet Ring
Anto Shirt
Tom Ford Brown Suede Jacket
Microsoft Surface
Boss sunglasses
Jaeger-LeCoultre watch
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