Henry Cavill

Henry Cavill
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Updated: Oct 28, 2021

Birth Name: Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill

Nickname/Stage Name: Henry Cavill

Birth Date: May 5, 1983

Genres: Action, Superhero

Occupation: Actor

Years Active: 2001 till Present

Net Worth: $40 million


Personal life

Henry Cavill was born in Jersey, Channel Islands, the fourth of five boys to a Catholic family. His mother, Marianne Dalgliesh, worked as a bank secretary. Colin Cavill, his father, was born in Chester, England, and worked as a stockbroker.

He made his relationship with Natalie Viscuso official on Instagram in April 2021.


The movie star attended St. Michael's Preparatory School in Saint Saviour, Jersey, before studying at Stowe School in Stowe, Buckinghamshire.


Cavill's Hollywood career began with roles in Laguna (2001) and Kevin Reynolds' adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo (2002).

He made an appearance in BBC's The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2002), the TV film Goodbye, Mr. Chips (2002), and the BBC series Midsomer Murders (2003).

In 2003, Cavill appeared in a supporting role in I Capture the Castle, which was followed by Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005), Red Riding Hood (2006), and Tristan & Isolde (2006).

He played a minor part in Matthew Vaughn's adaptation of Stardust (2007). Despite reports that he auditioned for and was offered the role of Batman in Batman Begins, Cavill confirmed that he never auditioned for or was offered the role.

Cavill starred in director Joel Schumacher's horror film Blood Creek (2008) and had a supporting role in Woody Allen's comedy movie Whatever Works (2009).

In January 2011, it was announced that he had been cast to play Clark Kent/Superman in the DC movie Man of Steel (2013). He reprised the role in Batman v Superman: Dwan of Justice (2016), Justice League (2017), and Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021).

He co-starred in the film adaptation of the spy series The Man from U.N.C.L.E.(2015) with Armie Hammer.


MTV Movie Award (2014)

Golden Raspberry Award (2017)


"I suppose that when I'm building a character, it's usually related to what their family is like and who their parents are, as well as I grew up - that nurture side."

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

"I want to be one of those names that producers want to hire because you put bums on seats."

"You can train and train until you are blue in the face but you've got to diet, you've got to have that leanness because if you are not lean, your abs won't show. Of course, the training has to be put in, but then you've to shed all the fat and keep the fat off. And that's how you get an eight pack."


His dream role is to play Alexander the Great.

Likes rugby, but no longer plays due to injuries.

Author Stephanie Meyer based the description of Edward Cullen in her Twilight novels on him and even lobbied for him to play the role before Robert Pattinson was cast, but he was considered too old to play a 17-year-old by the time the film was produced.

Has an interest in Ancient History, especially in Egyptology, Greek, and Ancient Rome.


Laguna (2001)

The Count of Monte Crisco (2002)

Tristan & Isolde (2006)

Stardust (2007)

Blood Creek (2009)

Immortals (2011)

The Cold Light of Day (2012)

Sand Castle (2017)

Mission Impossible: Fallout (2018)

Enola Holmes (2020)

Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021)

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