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By on September 5, 2014

Birth Name

His birth name was Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill.


He goes by the nicknames of the Most Dashing Duke, Henners and Hank.




Age and Birth Date

Henry Cavill was born on May 5, 1983, so he is currently 31 years old. Cavill will turn 32 years old in May of 2015.

Astrological Sign

His astrological sign is the Taurus.

Birth Place

He was born in the town of Jersey in the Channel Island within the United Kingdom.


Henry Cavill is a British citizen.

Educational History

Initially, he studied at the St. Michael’s Preparatory School. Later, his parents enrolled him in a boarding school called Stowe School.



He is an actor.


Father: Colin Cavill

Mother: Marianne Cavill

Brothers: Simon Cavill, Piers Cavill, Charlie Cavill and Nik Cavill


Slender and Athletic


6 feet 1 inches or 185 centimeters


92 kilograms or 203 pounds


Ellen Whitaker (2009-2012)- In 2009, there was an international horse show in Olympia, London that was attended by Ellen and Henry. Ellen Whitaker was there as a show-jumper. Before long, the couple became an item. They were engaged in May of 2011, but ended up breaking up in August of 2012 after three years together.

Gina Carano (2012-2013)- Following his relationship with Ellen Whitaker, Henry Cavill dated the martial artist, Gina Carano. They were together from 2012 to May of 2013.

Kaley Cuoco (2013)- Reports flew in 2013 that Henry Cavill and kaley Cuoco were an item. He was only with the Big Bang star from late June of 2013 to July 11, 2013.





Hair Color

He has dark brown hair.

Eye Color

Henry Cavill has blue eyes.

Distinctive Features

With his muscles and defined jawline, he normally plays the macho character in each film.

Body Measurements

James Franco’s body measurements include a chest that measures 49 inches across and a waist that encompasses 32 inches. His biceps are 16 inches around.

Shoe Size



James Franco’s religious beliefs are not known.

Best Known For

He is best known for playing Superman in the 2013 film, Man of Steel. In addition, fans may recognize him from the television show, the Tudors. From 2007 to 2012, he played the character of Charles Branden, the First Duke of Suffolk.

First Film

The first time he appeared in film was in 2001. He played the starring role of Thomas Aprea in the movie, Laguna.

First Television Show

Henry Cavill first appeared on television in 2002. He was on a BBC series called The Inspector Lynley Mysteries. On the show, he appeared on just one episode as Chas Quilter.



Henry Cavill’s Favorite Things

Favorite Clothing Item: A Brown Leather Jacket

Favorite Actor: Mel Gibson

Favorite Hobbies: Horseback Riding, Martial Arts and Snowboarding

Favorite Movie: Gladiator

Favorite School Subject: History

Favorite Food: Pizza, Rice and Bovril

Henry Cavill Facts

Henry serves as a spokesman for the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

To play the part of Superman, Henry Cavill had to be professionally trained with Mark Twight.

Henry Cavill is able to speak a total of nine languages fairly well. The four languages that he can actually speak fluently include: Italian, English, French and Spanish.

If he could play anyone in a film, Henry Cavill would want to play James Bond or Alexander the Great.

When he was in Hellraiser: Hell World, he had to film a scene where a hook was inserted through his chest. After the scene was over, everyone else went to lunch and forgot him.

Henry Cavill was actually the actor that Stephanie Meyer wanted to play Edward Cullen in the Twilight series. At the time, she thought that he was the only person who could pull it off.

For a while, Henry Cavill was considered the unluckiest man in Hollywood. He was almost selected as Batman, James Bond and Superman (in Superman returns). Although he made it to the last step in the selection process, casting directors went with other actors for these roles. Finally, his unlucky streak ended when he was selected to play Superman in Man of Steel.

Henry Cavill is a renaissance man. In addition to speaking four languages fluently and knowing a lot about history, he is talented at archery, horseback riding and shooting.

If he was not an actor, Henry would have enlisted in the British military.

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