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Born: May 5, 1983 (age 37 years), Saint Helier, Jersey
Height: 1.85 m
Siblings: Niki Richard Dalgliesh Cavill, Charlie Cavill, Simon Cavill, Piers Cavill
Parents: Marianne Cavill, Colin Cavill
Celebrated NameHenry Cavill
Birth NameHenry William Dalgliesh Cavill
Place Of BirthSaint Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands
Hair ColorDark Brown
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In 2008, he was chosen as the spokesmodel for Dunhill fragrances.
His last name “Cavill” is pronounced similar to the word “travel”.
He is the third Britisher to play an American superhero role.
Henry Cavill was raised with four brothers. Consequently, competition was high among the boys.
All of them were into fitness and sport activities.
All the boys, including Henry, enjoyed acting but none had ever considered it as a full-time career option.
His family has a strong military connection.
His father, in his pre-stockbroker days, served in the Navy while his two elder brothers have served in the military too.
His eldest sibling Piers is an ex-army officer while another brother Nick is in the Royal Marines in the position of a major.
Henry has never been married although at one point he did get engaged to Ellen Whitaker, in May 2011. This engagement was broken off.
In August 2012 Henry started dating Gina Carano but even this relationship didn’t last long.
His next girlfriend was Kaley Cuoco whom he dated for a couple of weeks and finally Tara King, whom he split from in 2016.
Henry Cavill has a deep interest in ancient history, especially pertaining to that of Egypt, Greece and Ancient Rome.
His favourite actor is Russell Crowe and his favourite movie is ‘Gladiator’ starring Crowe, who co-incidentally also essayed the role of Cavill’s character Superman’s father Jor-El in the movie ‘Man of Steel’ (2013).
He would like to portray the character of Alexander the Great on the big screen which he admits is his dream role.
He can speak a number of languages like French, German, Italian, and English.
Stephanie Meyer, the author of ‘The Twilight’ series called him the perfect Edward Cullen.
However he lost out to Robert Pattinson for the role because he was too old to play the character.
Conversely, he lost out on playing James Bond to Daniel Craig because he was too young for that role!