The British actor Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill was born on May 5, 1983 to stockbroker Colin Cavill and a secretary in bank, Marianne Cavill. The professional acting career Henry began in 2001 when he made his debut with film Laguna after which he appeared in a couple of more movies over the next few years. Having earned recognition through films, he began appearing in the television series The Tudors during 2007 which increased his fame furthermore and also helped him in landing roles in several more films. Although throughout his career, Henry has been considered for the lead roles in some highly successful movies such as Edward Cullen in the Twilight series, Superman in Superman Returns and James Bond in Casino Royale but all of these roles ultimately went to other actors for some reasons. But despite of this, Cavill has still appeared in a number of critically and commercially successful movies so far including Immortals, Man of Steel and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. While when it comes to the Henry Cavill off-camera life, the British actor became engaged to equestrian rider Ellen Whitaker in 2011 but the engagement was called-off during the next year.
Henry Cavill Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill
- Nicknames: Henners, Hank
- Date of Birth: May 5, 1983
- Birthplace: Jersey, Channel Islands, UK
- Occupation: Actor
- Zodiac Sign: Taurus
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
Henry Cavill Family Details:
- Father: Colin Cavill
- Mother: Marianne Cavill
- Siblings: Niki Richard Dalgliesh Cavill
- Spouse: Unmarried
- Children: None
Henry Cavill Career Highlights:
- First Film: Laguna
- First TV Show: The Inspector Lynley Mysteries
Henry Cavill Body Measurements:
- Height: 6′ 1″ (185 cm)
- Weight: 92 kg (203 lbs)
- Shoe Size: N/a
- Waist: 32 inches
- Chest: 49 inches
- Biceps: 16 inches
Henry Cavill Interesting Facts:
- The favorite actor of Henry Cavill is Russell Crowe.
- The actor is a rugby fan and even used to play it while growing up but had to give up the sports due to some injuries.
- Although Henry is rumored to be able to speak 9 different languages but he is actually fluent in only four which are Italian, English, Spanish and French.