Full Name: Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill
Date of Birth: May 5, 1983
Henry Cavill was born on May 5, 1983 in Saint Helier, Jersey, part of the Channel Islands. He is best known for playing Charles Brandon in Showtime’s The Tudors (2007–2010), DC Comics character Superman in the DC Extended Universe, and Geralt of Rivia on the Netflix fantasy series The Witcher.
Cavill began his career with roles in adaptations of The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) and I Capture the Castle (2003). He later appeared in supporting roles in several television series, including BBC’s The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, ITV’s Midsomer Murders and Showtime’s The Tudors.
Cavill gained international recognition for his role as Superman in the DC Extended Universe superhero films Man of Steel (2013), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Justice League (2017), and Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021).
Height: 6ft 1inc (185cm)
Weight: 200lb (91 Kg)
Body Measurements: Bust: 46inc (117cm), Biceps: 18inc (46cm), Waist: 34inc (86cm)
Title Image Credit: Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons