Henry Cavill is a British actor who is best known for portraying Geralt of Rivia in the Netflix fantasy series, The Witcher (2019 – 2021) and Sherlock Holmes in the Netflix film, Enola Holmes (2020). He is also going to feature in the 2023 film, Argylle.
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Henry Cavill Profile Summary
Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill
Hank, Henners, Most Dashing Duke
39 years old
Date of birth
May 5, 1983
Place of birth
Saint Helier, Jersey
Colin Richard Cavill
Marianne Cavill Dalgliesh
Niki Richard Dalgliesh Cavill, Charlie Cavill, Simon Cavill, Piers Cavill
In a relationship
6ft 1in (1.85m)
Zach Galifianakis (m. 2012)
Rufus Emmanuel Lundberg
$1 – $5million
Henry Cavill Biography
Cavill was born in Saint Helier, Jersey to Colin Cavill, a stockbroker, and Marianne Dalgliesh, a bank secretary. He is the fourth of five boys in a Roman Catholic family.
He attended St. Michael’s Preparatory School in Saint Saviour, Jersey. He went on to attend Stowe School in Stowe, Buckinghamshire.
Henry Cavill Age/Birthday
Cavill was born on May 5, 1983. As of 2022, he is 39 years old. He usually celebrates his birthday every 5th of May of each year. His zodiac sign is Taurus.
Henry Cavill Height/Weight
Cavill’s height is estimated to be 6 feet 1inch (1.85m) while his weight is yet to be disclosed.
Henry Cavill IMDb Page
As an actor, Cavill has an IMDb page which is dedicated to him. On his page, 31 Actor Credits, 1 Thanks Credit, 77 Self Credits, and 11 Archive Footage Credits are being recorded.
Henry Cavill Career
Cavill interest in acting started at an early age with school play renditions of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, and Sonny LaTierri in “Grease”. He also starred and directed Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” in the BBC documentary “40 Minutes”. He had his first screen appearance in 2001, when he played the role of Thomas in the film, Vendetta. At 17, he was discovered by casting directors at school who were looking for a young boy to play Albert Mondego in The Count of Monte Cristo (2002). He went on to star in the BBC’s The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2002), and the film, Goodbye, Mr. Chips (2002).
At 20 Cavill gained starring roles in I Capture the Castle (2003), Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005), Red Riding Hood (2006), and Tristan + Isolde (2006). He also played a minor role in the fantasy-adventure epic, Stardust (2007), alongside Sienna Miller and Ben Barnes. From 2007-2010, Cavill played a leading role in the television, The Tudors (2007), as Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk. The series was a success and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in 2007 and won an Emmy Award in 2008. Entertainment Weekly named him “Most Dashing Duke”.
He also featured in Blood Creek (2006) and Woody Allen’s comedy film, Whatever Works (2009). It was announced on January 30, 2011, that Henry Cavill had been cast as the next Superman in Man of Steel (2013), making him the first non-American actor to play Superman. The movie was directed by Zach Snyder, produced by Christopher Nolan, and scripted by David S. Goyer. On November 7, 2011, Cavill starred in Tarsem Singh’s fantasy-adventure epic, Immortals (2011), alongside Mickey Rourke, Freida Pinto, and Luke Evans. On September 7, 2012, Henry featured in the action-thriller, Cold Light of Day (2003), alongside Bruce Willis and Sigourney Weaver.
Man of Steel (2013) premiered on June 10, 2013, in New York City, followed by London, Bailiwick of Jersey, Sicily, Madrid, Shanghai, Sydney, and Tokyo. The movie became the highest-grossing Superman film to date, and the second-highest-grossing reboot of all time behind The Amazing Spider-Man (2012). Glamour magazine ranked him the #1 “Sexiest Man”. Cavill became the Ambassador for Durrell Wildlife Park on August 2014. This led him to create a website and social media page called #CavillConservation to help raise funds and awareness for his love for animals and conservation.
It was announced on November 3, 2014, that Cavill, his brother Charlie, and London-based producer Rex Glensy, have formed their own British production company, Promethean Productions. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015) began its premiere tour on August 7, 2015, with a people’s premiere at the famous Somerset House in London, followed by its world premiere in New York City, then Toronto, and Rio de Janeiro. Cavill reprised his role as Superman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and Justice League (2017).
Henry Cavill Movies/Video Game(s)
Here are the movies/video games in which Cavill has featured in:
Supermanron 42 (Video Game)
Highlander (pre-production) (rumored)
The Rosie Project (pre-production)
2023: Argylle (post-production)
2022: Enola Holmes 2 (completed)
2019-2021: The Witcher (TV Series)
2021: Zack Snyder’s Justice League
2020: Enola Holmes
2018: Night Hunter
2018: Mission: Impossible – Fallout
2017: Justice League
2017: Sand Castle
2016: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Ultimate Edition
2016: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
2015: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
2013: Man of Steel
2012: The Cold Light of Day
2007-2010: The Tudors (TV Series)
2009: Blood Creek
2009: Whatever Works
2006: Red Riding Hood
2006: Tristan + Isolde
2005: Hellraiser: Hellworld (Video)
2003: Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
2003: I Capture the Castle
2002: Goodbye, Mr. Chips (TV Movie)
2002: The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
2002: The Count of Monte Cristo
Henry Cavill Television Shows
2021: Making of Zack Snyder’s Justice League (Video documentary short)
2013-2021: Entertainment Tonight (TV Series)
2021: Making the Witcher: Season 2 (TV Special documentary)
2021: The Witcher: The Characters of the Continent (TV Short documentary)
2013-2021: Live with Kelly and Ryan (TV Series)
2021: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series)
2021: CBS Mornings (TV Series)
2013-2021: The Graham Norton Show (TV Series)
2021: Tudum (TV Special)
2020: Hollywood Insider (TV Series)
2020: Making the Witcher (TV Movie documentary)
2020: DC Fandome (TV Special)
2020: Variety Studio: Actors on Actors (TV Series)
2019: Filme Gitmeden Önce (TV Series)
2018-2019: Dish Nation (TV Series)
2016-2019: Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
2018: Behind the Fallout: The Making of ‘M:I-6’ (Video documentary)
2013: Man of Steel: The Yahoo Live Fan Event (TV Special)
2013: Sesame Street (TV Series)
2013: Access Hollywood (TV Series)
2013: Henry Cavill: Becoming Superman (TV Movie documentary)
2013: Vivir de cine (TV Series)
2013: Journey of Discovery: Creating Man of Steel (Video short)
2013: Guys Choice Awards 2013 (TV Special)
2013: All-Out Action (Video short)
2011-2013: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series)
2013: Driven to Extremes (TV Series)
2013: 18th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards (TV Special)
2011: Janela Indiscreta (TV Series)
2011: Sidewalks Entertainment (TV Series)
2011: Attack of the Show! (TV Series)
2009: Los Tudor: Rodarán cabezas (TV Movie documentary)
2009: Xposé (TV Series)
2006: Love Conquers All: The Making of Tristan + Isolde (Video documentary short)
Henry Cavill Awards/Nomination
As a talented actor, Cavill has won 3 awards and was nominated for 15 awards. Below are his awards/nominations:
2022: Hollywood Critics Association Television Awards for Best Actor in a Streaming Series, Drama; The Witcher (2019) (Nominated)
2022: Critics Choice Super Awards for Best Actor in a Science Fiction/Fantasy Series; The Witcher (2019) (Nominated)
2021: Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA: Saturn Award for Best Actor; The Witcher (2019) (Nominated)
2019: CinEuphoria Awards for Best Supporting Actor – Audience Award; Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018) (Won)
2018: Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Action; Justice League (2017) (Nominated)
2017: Kids’ Choice Awards, USA: Blimp Award for Favorite Movie Actor; Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) (Nominated)
2017: Kids’ Choice Awards, USA: Blimp Award for Favorite Butt Kicker; Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) (Nominated)
2017: Kids’ Choice Awards, USA: Blimp Award for Favorite Frenemies; Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) (Nominated)
2017: Razzie Award for Worst Screen Combo; Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) (Won)
2017: Razzie Award for Worst Actor; Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) (Nominated)
2016: Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy; Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) (Nominated)
2016: Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Liplock; Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) (Nominated)
2014: Film Critics Association Awards: Critics Choice Award for Best Actor in an Action Movie; Man of Steel (2013) (Nominated)
2014: MTV Movie + TV Awards for Best Hero; Man of Steel (2013) (Won)
2013: NewNowNext Award for Cause You’re Hot: Man of Steel (2013) (Nominated)
2013: Teen Choice Award: Choice Summer Movie Star: Male; Man of Steel (2013) (Nominated)
2013: Teen Choice Award: Choice Movie: Liplock; Man of Steel (2013) (Nominated)
2012: NewNowNext Award for Cause You’re Hot; The Tudors (2007) (Nominated)
Henry Cavill Parents
Cavill is the son of Colin Cavill and Marianne Dalgliesh. His father, Colin Cavill, was born in Chester, England. He was a stockbroker. His mother, Marianne Dalgliesh, was a bank secretary. She was born in Jersey. She is of Scottish, English, and Irish heritage.
Henry Cavill Siblings
Cavill has four siblings; Niki Richard Dalgliesh Cavill, Charlie Cavill, Simon Cavill, and Piers Cavill. Apart from their names, no other information has been disclosed about them
Henry Cavill Girlfriend(s)
Cavill dated Susie Redmond in 2007. He also engaged himself with Katie Hurst and Elen Whitaker. Whitaker is a show-jumping rider. She and Cavill met in the Olympics on May 11, 2011, and that was how their love story started. They were about to get engaged officially, but they separated in August 2012.
After breaking up with Whitaker, Cavill met Gina, a martial artist, in 2012. Unfortunately, they broke up after two years. While in a relationship with Gina, Cavill was also seen with Kaley Cuoco, an American actress. He kept engaging with more ladies, including Marisa Gonzalo, an American bodybuilder in 2014, Tara king in 2015, and Lucy Cork in 2017.
His current girlfriend is Natalie Viscuso. Their relationship has been on for about a year now.
Henry Cavill Gay Rumors
There have been some speculations that Cavill is gay and this is because of Corie Spears, his gay friend. Just like the saying: “show me your friend and I will tell you who you are”, Cavill was rumored to be gay because he always posts several pictures of him with Corie.
There has been no record that Cavill had an interest or has ever dated his fellow man before and he has never been spotted doing some gay stuff. These have proven that he is not gay but a straight guy.
Henry Cavill Instagram Account
Cavill has a verified and active Instagram account with the handle name @HenryCavill. He has 529 posts, and 21.6m followers and he is following about 149 people.
Henry Cavill Net Worth
Cavill is a talented and hardworking actor. He has been in the movie industry for about 21 years now. His net worth is estimated to be between $1 – $5 million.