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Henry Cavill

Model (person) / Film Producer / Actor | * 05/05/1983 (39) | Jersey, Channel Islands (United Kingdom (UK))
Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill ( KAV-əl; born 5 May 1983) is a British actor. He is known for his portrayal of Charles Brandon in Showtime's The Tudors (2007–2010), DC Comics character Superman in the DC Extended Universe, Geralt of Rivia in the Netflix fantasy series The Witcher (2019–2023), and Sherlock Holmes in the Netflix film Enola Holmes (2020) and its 2022 sequel. Cavill began his career with roles in the feature adaptations of The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) and I Capture the Castle (2003). He later portra... ()
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Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill (born 5 May 1983) is a British actor. He has appeared in the films The Count of Monte Cristo and Stardust, and played the role of Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, on the Showtime series The Tudors, from 2007 until 2010. He has been cast in the DC Extended Universe as Superman with the 2013 film Man of Steel.

Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Drama | Adventure

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Awards & Nominations for Henry Cavill

MTV Movie Award for Best Hero Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Combo MTV Movie Award for Best Hero

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Movies with Henry Cavill as Actor(35)

as Clark Kent / Superman2023 The Flash
as Clark Kent / Superman (uncredited)2022 Black Adam
2022 Argylle
as Self - Geralt of Rivia2022 The Witcher: The Characters of the Continent
as Sherlock Holmes2021 Enola Holmes 2
as Clark Kent / Superman / Kal-El2021 Zack Snyder's Justice League
as Sherlock Holmes2020 Enola Holmes
as Self - Geralt of Rivia2020 Making The Witcher
as Marshall2019 Night Hunter
as August Walker2018 Mission: Impossible - Fallout
as Superman / Clark Kent / Kal-El2017 Justice League
as Captain Syverson2017 Sand Castle
as Clark Kent / Superman / Kal-El2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
as Napoleon Solo2015 The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
as Clark Kent / Superman / Kal-El2013 Man of Steel
as Will Shaw2012 The Cold Light of Day
as Theseus2011 Immortals
as Randy James2009 Whatever Works
as Evan Marshall2009 Blood Creek
as Humphrey2007 Stardust
as The Hunter2006 Red Riding Hood
as Melot2006 Tristan & Isolde
as Stephen Colley2003 I Capture the Castle
as Albert Mondego2002 The Count of Monte Cristo
as Soldier Colley2002 Goodbye, Mr. Chips
as Thomas Aprea2001 Hotel Laguna

TV Shows/Series with Henry Cavill as Actor(5)

as Geralt of Rivia2019 The Witcher
as Charles Brandon2007 The Tudors
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Simon Mayfield1997 Midsomer Murders

Additional Information

Full Name: Henry William Cavill
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Thursday, 05/05 1983 (May) in Jersey, Channel Islands (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 39 years + 210 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Saint Michael's Preparatory School, Stowe School
Siblings: Niki Richard Dalgliesh Cavill, Piers Cavill
Other names for Henry Cavill (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"هنري كافيل"
"헨리 카빌"
"Генри Кавилл"
"เฮนรี แควิลล์"
"亨利 · 卡维尔"
"Χένρι Κάβιλ"
"Генрі Кавілл"
"Генрі Кевілл"
"Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill"
Henry Cavill frequently works together with these people:
Zack Snyder (9x, Crew)
Junkie XL (8x, Crew)
Chris Terrio (7x, Crew)
Scott Hecker (7x, Crew)
Damon Caro (7x, Crew)
Ben Affleck (6x, Actor)
Kristy Carlson (6x, Crew)
Deborah Snyder (6x, Crew)
Jim Rowe (6x, Crew)
Simon Ward (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:183, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/25/2022