Henry Cavill

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Henry Cavill
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Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill

(1983-05-05) May 5, 1983 (age 39)
EducationSt Michael's Preparatory School
Stowe School
Years active2001 - present
Height185 cm (6 ft 1 in)

Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill (born May 5, 1983) is an English movie, voice, and television actor. He is known for playing Superman in the DC Extended Universe, beginning in Man of Steel (2013).

Early life[change | change source]

He was born in Jersey to Marianne, housewife and bank secretary and Colin Cavill a stockbroker, Cavill is the fourth of five sons. His brothers are Piers, Nik, Simon, and Charlie.

Career[change | change source]

He has appeared in the movies The Count of Monte Cristo, Stardust, and Immortals, and played the role of Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, on the Showtime series The Tudors, from 2007 until 2010.

He played Superman in Zach Snyder's 2013 movie Man of Steel,[1] Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Justice League and Zack Snyder's Justice League.

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Personal life[change | change source]

Cavill was born on May 5, 1983 in Jersey, Channel Islands. He was the fourth child out of 5 boys from his family. On 4 May 2011, he got engaged to his girlfriend, English horse rider Ellen Whitaker.[2][3] On 18 August 2012 they separated.[4] Cavill was also in relationship with actress and former mixed martial artist Gina Carano.[5]

Filmography and television[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Brit invasion: Actor Henry Cavill joins Christian Bale and Andrew Garfield to play an American superhero". Daily Mail. Retrieved 27 June 2012
  2. "Superman Star Henry Cavill Is Engaged". People.com. (4 May 2011)
  3. http://www.celebritiesfitness.com/henry-cavill-workout-routine Henry Cavill
  4. Nicholl, Katie (18 August 2012). "Showjumper Ellen Whitaker splits from Superman Henry Cavill as he heads to Hollywood". Daily Mail. Retrieved 19 October 2012.
  5. "He's MY (Super)man: Gina Carano gazes adoringly at beau Henry Cavill as pair touch down in London ahead of BAFTA awards. Daily Mail. Retrieved 12 March 2013

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