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Henry Cavill's height is 6ft 0.5in (184 cm)

Jersey born Actor best known for playing Superman in Man of Steel and Theseus in Immortals. On tv he can be seen in The Tudors.


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Dejavu says on 18/Oct/14
Ben Affleck had more than an inch on this guy. Possibly near 2 inches
Celebheights 188 CM says on 13/Oct/14
If I was list what the ideal heights should be for each Marvel/DC roles:

Batman: 175-189 CM
Superman: 186-193 CM
Thor: 187-195 CM (Chris Hemsworth is 6'3" and seems to do a spectacular job)
Iron Man: 173-183 CM
Spider-Man: 171-184 CM
Joker: 178-190 CM (Heath Ledger was 186-187 CM out of bed)
Hulk: 182-193 CM
Aquaman: 186-187 CM (6'4" is too tall)
X-Men: 165-196 CM for all of them.
Loki: 185-187 CM (Tom Hiddleston was 186 CM with 188 being unbelievable)
Ghostrider: 181-188 CM
Captain America: 182-187 CM

186-187 CM is the ideal height for each role.
Jake: 1.84 m- 1.85 m says on 13/Oct/14
Around 6' 0.75" (1.85 m)
feder says on 13/Oct/14
https://www.yahoo.com/movies/batman-v-superman-producer-ben-affleck-was-our-99919897432.html

looks only an inch shorter than Affleck who is listed at 6-2 in general
Celebheights 188 CM says on 13/Oct/14
I know of an individual who has met him that was 6'2" and described him as being 6'1.5" with it being (it doesn't actually seem too unbelievable, but Kellan Lutz might have him beat). Has anybody met Henry Cavill? I'm curious to know how they would estimate him. If he's 187 CM, then they shouldn't complain about him being too short for the role as he could just round up to 6'2" like Jim Carrey tried to do at 186-187 CM. Is 6'2"-6'3" at all possible for him at any point of the day?
Judd says on 12/Oct/14
6'0.5" is spot on
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 10/Oct/14
Actually weak 6ft1 range isn't impossible. He has minimum 2in on Russell Crowe and could look near Kevin Costner
184.3cm says on 28/Sep/14
Just taking a glance at him he looks 184-185cm His proportions are just like mine . Weak Tall guy.
mike says on 26/Sep/14
I'd give him 6ft 0.75in 185 cm.
teej says on 20/Sep/14
I really think the person to play batman or superman should be a comfartable tall like ben affleck. I could actually see him being the perfect batman ans superman. I think 190cm should be the minimum height to play these roles. They are supposed to be comfartably over average. Christian bale is listed as 6'0 which isnt even talk enough, and also he looks more of a 5'10 to me. And henry cavil looks a good 6'0 184cm spot on, but still i dont think its talk enough to play superman, looks average. Being 187cm i would say im not tall enough to play these roles. I would say 190cm minimum
grizz says on 16/Sep/14
Sammy, hair can be dyed, color of the eyes can be fixed with blue contact lenses, weight-right diet and exercises. Well, only the height is problematic, unless Cavill will start using Sly's boots from Dredd :D
SAMMY DERRICK says on 12/Sep/14
Superman:6'3 weighs 235lbs has blue eyes and black hair...
Batman:6'2 weighs 210lbs has blue eyes and black hair...
Where will you get American actors who look specifically like that...NOWHERE!!!
Henry Cavill is GOOD not GREAT but GOOD!!!
Sam says on 4/Sep/14
This guy has great posture, like he's going to make people think he's 6'1" if it's the last thing he ever does. He managed to seem within an inch of a slouchier Ben Affleck at Comic-Con.
grizz says on 24/Aug/14
@86, type in Google Superman and Batman height, in 99% of cases you will find them listed at 6'3 and 6'2. Just because it used to be their height in fairly old comics, doesn't mean it's their official height now. I mean come on, even Spider-Man was supposed to be 6'2 at the beginning.

Funny how they downgraded their heights instead of upgrading them cause people on average are getting taller each generation - I highly doubt that 6'3 will be a respectable height for Superman in a decade or two.
rabdomblackguy86 says on 23/Aug/14
Actually superman is originally listed in the old comics at 6'6 and batman at 6'4 i know because it was made in comparison to him being the exact height as micheal jordan. And this is official height if any of you do the research instead of assume youd know this. Secondly i dont know how any one 6'0 or taller is supposedly freakish looking to me is an average height area ive seen over ten people taller thann me on average day t day... i think most of you might be small minded people...
184.9 on a bad day says on 15/Aug/14
Rob, do you think he is closer to 6 ft 0.25 or 6ft.075 ?
[Editor Rob: I think he can pass for almost 6ft 1 at times more than just a little bit over 6ft flat]
Sean says on 13/Aug/14
Isa, I think someone who values an actor's height over their ability is much worse for the film industry than vice versa.
Dejavu says on 7/Aug/14
He looks around 2 inches shorter then ben affleck.
grizz says on 30/Jul/14
Lebensdorf, Superman is supposed to be only 1 inch taller than Batman, check DC Database.
Cavill a priori doesn't fit the Superman role given his height (he's only 1 cm taller than me, and I don't myself tall at all), but somehow he pulls it of in big screen.
Lebensdorf says on 27/Jul/14
Superman is supposed to be 6'5, Batman 6'2. Cavill pulls it off, though, at about 6 feet. Wish they could have gotten Armie Hammer. He would've been perfect. Alas, no one comes close to Christopher Reeve.
JohnGB says on 26/Jul/14
Think he is a similar height to me, maybe slightly taller. He might wake up at 185 then drops to a strong 6ft later in the day.
keno says on 16/Jul/14
looks 6'0.5 and most likely hit's 6'1.5 max in footwear and possibly gives the illusion of 6'2 with the build and hairline.
Roger says on 13/Jul/14
I do not think he is full 6'1" which is his listed height, maybe that is his height in shoes. He looks shorter than Kevin Costner by an inch, Costner is listed as 6'1". I think he is probably 6' feet even maybe a 6' 0.5" but not more than that. Despite this he was a pretty good Superman, but still does not compare to the late Christopher Reeve.
Tony says on 3/Jul/14
DC lists Superman as 6'3" and lists Batman as 6'2".
Bill Finger says on 3/Jul/14
Isa,

You know zip about DC comics. Quite preaching. You are an absolute joke.
The official heights of these iconic characters are as listed:

Batman is 6.2.

Superman is 6.3.

This isn't up for debate.

Silence.
Isa says on 30/Jun/14
You're all so off its retarded! First of all, DC does officially list their Superheroes heights. Second of all Super man IS taller than Batman by an inch. Third of all, Superman is actually a whopping 6'6", while Batman is 6'5". That is their height and always has been their heights. Have you never noticed that Superman and Batman don't just tower over Louis lane but all the women in their cartoons/movies? That is the reason. Superman has always been portrayed closer to actual comic book height (which is the only height that counts), while Batman has been given the average man treatment for years. bale was the last sorry cast thank God, but before his cowl and cape could get cold for Affleck (a much more legitimate choice to play Batman), they went and average manned the Man of Steel. The perfect person to play opposite a Ben Affleck Batman would be none other than Tom Wellig from Smallville. It's about time they let him back in the suit to do a movie to make all the fans happy who watched that cheesy show for years only to get a slight glimpse of him in the actual suit before it went off the air (what a jip). Too address what some of you dorks had to say about Superman being better played by someone 5'10"-6'0", you are what's wrong wth the motion picture industry to this day. I bet you're a short average man whose no taller than that height and think that is how things just HAVE TO BE in movies because it suits you. Well, the rest of the movie going public ant the REAL DEAL and not some lame short British Wanna-be. Case and point, now that Americans are just out of fashion and the Brits are taking everything from us, its nice to see an American play Batman again. Too bad they just couldn't allow themselves to do the same thing for Superman. Basically, it should be Affleck and Tom Wellig or it should have been Cavil and Bale for all you short hero needing pansies who just can't stand to see a character played by someone who actually is right for the part (BUNDY). For those who think I don't know what I'm talking about, I got the height measurements out of an actual DC comic book for both Batman and Superman, so you might want to check your facts. Peace!!!
ree says on 22/Jun/14
I didn't notice his height. I was too busy staring at his pretty face and that awesome body
Sam says on 9/Jun/14
I finally saw Man of Steel and felt he did alright physically, they did a good job shooting him to look like a taller man and his physique was impressive. Especially when he's compared to Michael Shannon, who has inches over him off screen but looks the same size height screen.

The movie wasn't very good, kind of dull and so was his acting there IMO. Even Shannon wasn't that interesting as Zod. The film's not horrible, like some have claimed, just not very memorable...to be honest, Superman was always kind of boring to me since I was a kid in comparison to darker superheroes like Batman or The Hulk, another character that was disappointingly depicted until Avengers.
Dmeyer says on 8/Jun/14
Costner looks taller near cavill than near pine
Sean says on 7/Jun/14
Eyebrow and hair color don't always match up, like in the case of nearly every blond haired person.
BILL says on 20/May/14
Man you guys have some serious issues, I love my height at 6'2 but if I could give up 2-3 inches to look like Cavill I would in a heart beat. And WTF he's too short to play Superman? Stupidest thing I've ever heard, 6 ft is hardly 5'5 now is it.
Arch Stanton says on 15/May/14
LOL. It's bleeding obvious. His hair colour is naturally brown with a little auburn tint to it. Click Here If you can't see that he dyes his hair you need your eyes tested Click Here
Seahawksfan 187-188 CM. says on 14/May/14
Michael Shannon is in the 6'3" range.
Nick B 1993 says on 14/May/14
Michael Shannon is 6'4" isn't he? That was what I based my assertion on.

Additionally, I meant to say 'dark haired' not 'dark', sorry about that. He defo doesn't dye his hair though. The test to see if someone's hair is dyed is to look at their eyebrows; the natural colour of your eyebrows and your natural hair colour are the same so if your hair colour and the colour of your eyebrows don't match, you've dyed your hair because people don't usually dye their eyebrows. He has long thick black eyebrows and his hair is that same shade of black so no way does he dye it.
Arch Stanton says on 14/May/14
@Nick He's not dark!! His hair's dyed!
Seahawksfan 187-188 CM. says on 14/May/14
Henry Cavill doesn't look 187 CM there in my opinion. He looks more 6'0.5".
Nick B 1993 says on 13/May/14
Classic British Hollywood star is Henry C and he's a credit to the UK. Handsome strapping lad; tall, dark and blue eyed and with that he makes nicely informed decisions on choice of suits and ties. A top man and fab actor all in all.

I'd say he's definitely a weak 6'2" at 187cm. He looks it here with Michael Shannon…I think?!

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HollywoodFan says on 27/Apr/14
If you read the "Who's who in DC comics", Superman is listed as 6'3" & Batman at 6'2". In man of steel, Henry Cahill looks to be barely 6', being towered over by at least 2 of the military officials, specifically during the 2 way mirror interrogation scene, which showcases the guy with glasses being 20-253rd inches taller than Cavill. You'd think he'd be wearing lifts or something to adhere to the tall, commanding presence of Sherman's usual depiction. With Affleck being at least 6'2.5" in height, Cavill's height will need to be enhanced to maintain the proper visual of Superman being bigger & taller than Bat man, which should be the case. Why no effort was made to insure that Cavill appeared taller in MOS is a mystery to me. It seemed that the filmmakers made no effort to hide the fact that Supers was barely above average height & not depicted as being very tall. With Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill should hopefully wear shoe/boot lifts to hopefully at the very least even things out height-wise. If not, the fiasco of Superman looking up to Batman will showcase some ill timed unwanted humor for sure.
Seahawksfan 187-188 CM. says on 26/Apr/14
He has better posture than Henry Cavill in my opinion. I'd give him 6'6.
Duhon says on 21/Apr/14
What would you estimate to be the height of the gentleman next to cavil here? Click Here
[Editor Rob: might be near 6ft 7]
Mario says on 21/Apr/14
Superman is always depicted as an inch taller than Batman, with 10-15 pounds more muscle. However, comic book standards do not translate into real life. I think they should try to adhere to this and it would have suited Bale better. Having said that all the best to Affleck. Cavill is 186 and a few mm over out of bed and 184.75 at night.
James says on 11/Apr/14
DC doesn't officially list the height of Superman or any other superheroes. Superman might be 6'2" or he could be 6'0". Reeves at 6'4" looked a bit too tall and lanky. A 6'0.5" Cavill looks a lot better, his muscular physique is much better as well. 6'5" Armie Hammer is way too tall to be Superman and a terrible actor. Also Afleck is closer to 6'2", he's maybe 1.5 inches taller then Cavill. 5'11.5" Christian Bale had a better height and look for Batman. Bale and Cavill would have been a better pairing, but Afleck should be okay.
Victor says on 28/Mar/14
Henry Cavill and Kevin Costner stood next to each other on the Katie Couric show, Costner clearly looked at least an inch taller than Cavill, he might even be taller, and both were wearing similar shoes. My guess is Cavill is between 5'11 and 6' even nothing more than that, definitely not the 6'1" that most websites claim.
Anon88 says on 23/Mar/14
Larry you need to calm down, stop insulting everybody and being patronizing because you the one who is wrong here. First off Affleck is actually 6'2.5", so he only has 2" on Cavill which isn't much at all. Certainly not enough to ruin any 'presence' Supes is supposed to have. If he was 5'7 against Affleck you would have a point, but he isn't.
gomey says on 10/Mar/14
Rob do you think he's 5 ft 11.75 at night?
[Editor Rob: no, I think he's still over 6ft flat, I think he improved his posture from Tudors and then Superman and other films and holds a good standing height that is very near what he'd measure.]
larry says on 10/Mar/14
There are a lot of UNINFORMED people on this blog: DC lists Supes at 6.3 and Batman at 6.2. Got it? Also, Chris Reeve was 6.4 and was spot on perfect. Looked the absolute best in the suit and was very commanding presence, which Supes should be. Cavill is a mere 6.0. That's just too short. Particularly with Batfleck measuring 6.3. They are gonna have to do some slight of hand to make it work. They should have gone with Armie Hammer though that is not nearly the worst of their problems...sigh...
Bundy says on 28/Feb/14
Superman is not 6'4", as he's never had his height measured in the comics. It's been estimated and inferred that he might be around 6'2". Any actor playing Superman can't be too short as there's no exact height for the Man of Steel. So a 6'0" actor playing Superman is not an issue. Either way height doesn't really matter that much, the actors looks are more important and Cavil is better looking then the previous actors who played Superman. Tom Hardy was 5'9" and looked big in the Batman movie. With lifts and camera angles you can make an actor as tall as you want. They could easily take a 5'10" actor make him look tall enough to play Superman.
Seahawksfan 187-188 CM. says on 4/Feb/14
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Anon183 says on 3/Feb/14
I wonder what they will do in the new Superman vs Batman film, since Ben Affleck is a bit taller than Cavill and in the comics, Superman is 6'3 and Batman is 6'2. I don't think it would be right for Superman to be shorter than Batman but that's just my opinion.
Seahawksfan says on 3/Feb/14
By Russell Crowe whose 5'10.5-5'11":

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Lol @ the six feet listings. 6'1 at least, and I could even but 186 CM for him.
TripMcneal says on 30/Jan/14
Well Superman is suppose be 6'4. Christopher Reeve did not look too tall or freakish. 5'11 for superman is really pushing it. Cavil is about 6'1 and pulled off looking 6'2-6'3.
D.Kelly182cm says on 23/Jan/14
6'1" is a joke. 6'0" is right on the money.
Bundy says on 22/Jan/14
You are right 6'4" is way too tall for Superman. He would end up looking very awkward and freakish looking. 5'11"-6'1" is the best height for Superman, Batman and other superheroes. Christian Bale was the ideal height for Batman but his performance left much to be desired. The constant growling, grew tiresome very fast. The Man of Steel movie had many flaws but Cavil's performance as Superman was bang-on, and very good. Cavil was the ideal height for Superman and the movie was a lot better then Superman Returns, more action, for one.
Lorne says on 20/Jan/14
6ft4?!? My lord !!! Next we'll be hearing the new batman is 6'7...
Editor Rob says on 19/Jan/14
The young Superman from Man of Steel described him ... "I don't think I'd fit in the suit, because Henry Cavill is like 6'4" and 200 pounds or something"
Matt_Thor78 says on 18/Jan/14
In The Man Of Steel he doesnt wear any lift or high sole, so he's a very probably 185 cm. When he's close to K. Costner in the movie he's a young version of Clark Kent, so "downisized" a little with camera effects.
SAMMY DERRICK says on 10/Jan/14
I HAVE TO SAY HENRY IS A DIFFERENT VERSION OF SUPERMAN.
1;HE IS BRITISH
2;HE HAS A HANDSOME AURA WITH A FEEL OF TOUGHNESS.WHILE SUPERMAN HAS BOYISH CHARM
3;HE IS 6'1 NOT THE USAUL 6'3.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 5/Jan/14
"Henry Cavill's height is 6ft 0.25in (184cm)"

Not under 6ft, but I seriously doubt the 6ft1 except as an early morning height OR if Kevin Costner is actually 6ft2! Bulked up and with heels he gave a taller impression, though.
lelman says on 2/Jan/14
He looked much taller than this is Man of Steel, thought he'd be about 6'3".
TripMcneal says on 2/Jan/14
6'0 1/2 - 6'1 seems accurate for Cavil. That is certainly tall enough to be Superman. He looked taller in the movie and his body was pretty jacked.
cucumismelo says on 28/Dec/13
Aragorn was supposed to be 6'6, but Viggo made people forget all about that. Cavill's a fine superman, and he looks 6'1 in most pictures. I think he could use an upgrade.
Tommo says on 22/Dec/13
On this side, the top post as of now (22nd december) is of Cavil stood next to a guy who is described as 6'7. Click Here 7 inches is probably about right.
j0rdan says on 19/Dec/13
All you people are so obviously jealous of Henry cavill hes tall enough and the film was brilliant way better than iron man films Robert Downey Jr. is like 5.5 and 50 years old no one says nothing about that
Mary wit says on 19/Dec/13
some people got really big height issue's in their minds... (especially if i read stuff like "ideal" height 188-189, or that they got took right out of the movie because someone is overtowering superman...)

whatever, chill guys... dont let your complexes **** up your whole life...
John says on 18/Dec/13
He IS too short to play Superman. Superman is supposed to be this strapping, huge fella who towers over everybody. Clark Kent is supposed to be this huge, clumsy fella who towers over everybody. Henry Cavil is too short for Superman, and the movie didn't even bother to disguise that. They could easily find shorter actors to "extra' beside him but nope. The military guys are all taller than him. That guy who spoke to Superman outside the interrogation towered over Superman and that took me right out of the movie. That movie and this doesn't harbour the essence of Superman, period.
Lorne says on 17/Dec/13
Yeah the direction was terrible. Cavil really wasn't that bad, in fact if the movie had been better than I wouldn't say much about him, other than being maybe less memorable, but overall, it was a weak movie, with a weak Superman. And his height isn't the problem; granted I do think he's a tad to short to play Kal-El, but like I said, Christian Bale is 182cm(far from the "ideal" 188-189) yet that was never an issue, whatsoever.
(S)aint 185 says on 17/Dec/13
It wasn't how tall Henry Cavill was that killed Superman it was the directing if anything. The movie wasn't even bad.
NJP says on 16/Dec/13
184cm dead on, maybe even 185cm first thing in the morning.
Hypado says on 15/Dec/13
184/185cm

Man of Steel is the best superman movie!
johnmcc says on 15/Dec/13
Not as tall as Reeve but i thought he was a better superman than Routh or Welling. The listing seems correct as he was on Graham Norton with 5'10 Russel Crowe and looked this.
Lorne says on 15/Dec/13
A belated thanks, Baleog. And for the record: I watched Man of Steel a whole back: terrible movie. Seriously, it was god awful boring, totally cliche.
Ali says on 14/Dec/13
Its not that the mythology states he should be 6 4 and 225 pounds. Its just that he is not tall enough to play this role. He isn't. I don't think he made a good superman.
sasank says on 5/Dec/13
Listen .everybody has been saying that superman should be this or that tall. Well god didnt make comic books.we wrote it n just because som1 wrote he shud be 6'4 tall doesnt mean every1 have to follow it. N hello.this is a reboot not the old superman films. The older superman were big n tall but no manly looks n body like henry. Their skin n hair n smile etc etc,though handsome lacked toughness n we all knw strength=toughness n tough looks like henry's.
Matt_Thor78 says on 3/Dec/13
Sorry, but Henry is not under 185 cm.
In The Man Of Steel he just had light soles, and you can watch him in the first images of "The Men from UNCLE" close to the "tower" Armie Hammer (not less 194 cm). He's not just big and with a good posture, but tall too....
shell says on 29/Nov/13
You people are all crazy. He played a great superman and I liked seeing a hot superhero. He looks to be a solid 6'1 and doesn't appear to wear lifts like so many other actors, so he is probably secure in his height. And a few inches doesn't make a difference in the movies, they can make people look as big or small as they want. Did anyone see The Green Mile, they made 6ft 5in Michael Clarke Duncan look 7ft tall.
SimeJosif says on 26/Oct/13
I actually like the approach that they took with man of steel, rather than the thin and slender man with broad shoulders, they took the approach of a reasonably tall man with a solid build, an appearance of someone who looks physically superior much like it was in the comics, no one can replace Christopher reeve he was in a league of his own and will always be remembered as the original. He looks a legit 6'0.5 - 6'1
Poek says on 24/Oct/13
Can't believe he is 6 ft 0.5.. He towers so many people in the man of steel movie. I guess americans are short then.. With my 6'2 in the netherlands i'm on the average/short side.
Elias says on 19/Oct/13
He towers 179 cm listed russell crowe so he is 184 cm minimum
clutcher says on 15/Oct/13
very short to be a Superman, fail casting and boring film.
Tim says on 1/Oct/13
Perfect male height he is same height as me
Lorne says on 25/Sep/13
I agree 6 ft0.25 is nearer the mark, this guy has Jon Hamm posture.
Potato Eater says on 25/Sep/13
Superman is drawn with a ripped physique in the comics because it makes the character more believable as a being of immense power. If Superman was pudgy, the character would be laughable. Cavil's chiseled out of stone physique makes the character more believable.
Balrog says on 24/Sep/13
I agree with your comment, Lorne.
Iceman says on 24/Sep/13
Superman was always ripped and muscular in the comics. Even though the sun gives him his abilities being shredded makes it more believable that he's one of the most powerful beings in the galaxy. If Superman was drawn as being pudgy, the character would be a joke. Cavil's ripped physique makes him more believable as Superman over Tom Welling or Brandon Routh. Demanding that Superman be exactly some made up height (6'3") is far more ridiculous then having a shredded Superman.
Lorne says on 22/Sep/13
For everyone saying he's "big" enough, remember that, logically, superman would not be huge or ripped.why? Because, HE IS F$&@ing SUPERMAN!!! Think about it: it's been made clear that simply being under the yellow sun gives Kal-El unlimited strength. Even as a child he can lift cars. So why on earth would he work out constantly to maintain a physique he doesn't need? I understand he is drawn ripped in the comics, but that is for stylistic purposes. He also has unnecessary red briefs over his outfit in the comics! Much like Batman has black briefs over his grey outfit in the comics, and anime. Yet, the motion picture Batman hasn't had briefs since 1989, because clearly it is ridiculous. Tell me, should batman be made to wear briefs again?(over his outfit, it's his business what's underneath) no! The only reason they had those strange outfits in the first place is because it was easy to draw way back when. It continued because of tradition. But it has no lace in films. Much like cavils. He's not a naturally built guy, Cavill. It is clear he has to work out constantly to maintain. Between that, and his hair dye, he just isn't at all superman, and it is distracting. Nevermind him standing 183-184cm; he isn't superman tall, but as mentioned, he clearly isn't short. With big boots and his excellent posture, he'd look an easy 6'1. So if everything else was perfect, it would be no problem. Just look at Christian Bale. Bale is 182cm, not really what you would consider an ideal height for the Bat. But everything else was perfect; his looks, his style, of course the fact that he is an amazing actor. So the fact he's a little under 6 feet is no problem.(of course, superman hadn't been tall since he ditched the briefs. Bale is actually the tallest, at a solid 182cm, along with 182cm range Kilmer, but that's beside the point, since Burtons Batman had Bat-Lifts to make him look closer to 6ft) Anyway, superman should be a naturally big guy, tall, slender, yet big. Tom Welling is still the perfect example of how a superman should look, 190cm, black hair, naturally big, but not huge or ripped. Reeve also exemplified superman with his build, though I now think Wellings 190cm frame was perfect, even better than Reeve's, thought at 193cm, and slender, but broad shoulders, was arguably just as good. But not Cavill. Between Cavill as superman, and Affleck as Batman, we are about to enter a dark age for movies...
Larc 74in says on 16/Sep/13
Kevin Costner is still 6'1-6'1.25 and taller than this guy, 6'0.25 is closer for Cavill.
Tim says on 28/Aug/13
Looks shorter than 1.84 m
Arch Stanton says on 27/Aug/13
He's near 6'1". He looks so much better without the dyed black hair and makeup or whatever it is which makes him look plastic. He looks great in the above photo but he often comes across as a bit dull and plastic to me. I'd guess he was about the same height as Bradley Cooper.
The_Eckoman says on 26/Aug/13
batman is going to be taller than superman;
MJ says on 14/Aug/13
He looks like a solid 6" guy to me I can believe 6'.5". And I think he makes a great Superman I really don't think the difference between 6' even and 6'2-6'3 is big enough to make much of difference. People on here talk about a fraction of an inch in height like its a HUGE deal and 2-3 inches like its a few thousand feet, but in reality I think its hardly noticeable. I could see people not being convinced by him if he was like 5'6 or something, but for goodness sakes the man is 6 feet tall!!!! if that's not tall enough to be an effective superman I don't see an extra couple inches changing much. I guess I just don't get people like teej who think a solid 6 feet is too short but 6'2" is perfectly acceptable, It's not that big of a difference guys especially when your muscular and carry yourself well like Cavill does.
Connor 184cm says on 13/Aug/13
@Larc 74in Thor is 6ft 6?, i didnt think he was that big i thought he was only 6ft 3.
Connor 184cm says on 13/Aug/13
He looks nothing like Superman/Clark Kent and Supermans height is 6ft 3 Henry is only 6ft 0.5 hes tall but no where near tall enough to be superman in my opinion i think hes a terrible superman he has muscle build and great looks for the ladies yeah but nah christopher reeve is the real superman he has the appearance and height hes says in the first superman film "about" 6ft 4 so im guessing supermans height in metric is 192cm so hes a strong 6ft 3 but a weak 6ft 4 all the other actors like Tom Welling, Brandon Routh, Henry Cavill i cant remember the other guys names there all crap in my opinion as superman not acting by the way Christopher reeve is the best superman hands down.
Larc 74in says on 13/Aug/13
Who the hell cares about height?
RDJ is a questionable 5'8 and he was still awesome as Iron Man (who is 6'1!)

Cavill looks 6'0.5 to me however, Superman is supposed to be an inch taller than Batman, so 6'3.
Even Hemsworth isn't tall enough to play Thor, he's 6'3, while Thor is supposed to be 6'6.
teej says on 10/Aug/13
Im sorry, but the guy playing superman should be atleast 6'2 and up
ReeveisSuperman says on 7/Aug/13
It's more like Reeve 'is' Superman. In every way imaginable, the tallest 6'4",the best looking, the most charming, the most believable. It's actually a miracle that someone could look that much like Superman and even eclipsed what you imagine from seeing a superman comic! Since the time of the Real Superman, we have gotten a chinese superboy (Dean Cain),a skinny farmboy (Welling), a super stalker(Routh), and now British Steel (Cavil). These are all very weak imposters compared to the tallest and by far the best ever to look like (hair,costume, face, and body,and Voice)..the one and only Christopher Reeve...the one God chose to be Superman. Cavil is a 6'0 British SuperChap...yawn...
knarfster says on 7/Aug/13
"In an Poll that came on TV recently, people voted Christoper Reeve almost 70% !! " yeah, and 50% of America has an IQ below 98, what's your point? People who like Reeves either haven't seen Man of Steel, or are old and nostalgic (and I am 48)
Balrog says on 3/Aug/13
210 pounds? Perhaps 195 - 200.
Balrog says on 29/Jul/13
I agree Christopher Reeve was the best Superman.
Danny Harris says on 29/Jul/13
Such bias crap. Cavill was great as Superman and equal to Reeves. Cavill is still big at 6ft1 and 210lbs of muscle. Look I love Reeves and the first Donner film but it was really campy and I simply enjoyed Man Of Steel more cause its fresh, modern and action packed! I also noticed MOS had influences from the comics like Birthright and Secret Origin and Cavill reminds me of Jim Lee's Superman too!
Iceman says on 28/Jul/13
Superman is not 6'3", as he's never had his height measured in the comics. It's been estimated and inferred that he might be around 6'2" or 6'3". He's taller than the average man, but what is that 5'11", 6'3". Any actor playing Superman can't be too short as there's no exact height for the Man of Steel. So a 6'0" actor playing Superman is not an issue.
ReeveisSuperman says on 28/Jul/13
Correction. In an Poll that came on TV recently, people voted Christoper Reeve almost 70% !! as their favorite Superman! The other 30% was spread between Welling, Dean Cain, Routh, and Cavil, George Reeves. Reeve looked exactly like Superman and was American (important)and the movies were great (Superman I & II). Reeve wasnt lanky, He was tall and muscular after the training and yes he stood above the rest at 6'4" because Superman should stand above the rest. Cavil is a good actor, but he is British, has no superman hair,his costume was dark (like batman) and the man of steel movie just simply was not 'Superman' and more like a dissapointing re-boot in same category as Routh's movie. As much as they try , it simply cannot equal the Greatness and Perfection that was Christopher Reeve -The one true Superman...
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 28/Jul/13
No he doesn't. Routh, Reeves and Welling looked the part.
This guy looked more like Superman's geeky adolescent brother
Cruisindude says on 27/Jul/13
He's 6,1. Superman is 6,3. Not even an issue. He still was an amazing superman and will be even better in the upcoming batman/superman man of steel sequel in 2015.
Balrog says on 27/Jul/13
Well, he is 6 feet range for sure, there are a bunch of pics of Cavill next to Lutz and they look the same in height. Both are strong 6 footers.
Iceman says on 26/Jul/13
Cavil definitely looked the part of Superman. There's no set exact height for Superman, people think he's supposed to be tall and lanky because Christopher Reeves was 6'4". In the comics Superman was always muscle bound, he had the V shaped upper body with broad shoulders and a skinny waist. Cavil has the superman body and looks the part a lot more then Reeves,Tom Welling or Brandon Routh.
183CM says on 26/Jul/13
He is 6, no more
yum says on 26/Jul/13
Short arms. Ha ha. Maybe part t-rex
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TheVerve180cm says on 25/Jul/13
184cm/185cm
Lo sgozzatore says on 24/Jul/13
Even 6'5 is noticeably taller than nearly 6'3 :)
But almost everybody described Welling as 6'5! Cavill should be described 6'3 :)
Lo sgozzatore says on 23/Jul/13
Rob, i dont know, do they describe this guy as a very tall man? I mean, do they refer to him as a 6'3 guy? I remember you said Welling is upgraded by all his castmates because he's Superman, so they all describe him as a 6'4-6'5 guy. This guy is Superman and i guess he should be upgraded by two inches... This was your thought... Do they describe him as the tallest actor? Dont think so :)
[Editor Rob: near 6ft 3 is noticeably taller to many than nearly 6ft 1, but I've not read many interviews were others have talked about him.]
Alex says on 22/Jul/13
Not a short man by any means. Not Superman-tall ,true, but with two 5cm lifts, he can easily pull it off. And ,as a comic book reader, I must say that he has the looks and the acting skill to play a convincing Superman. Why he gets so much hate I will never understand.
Cruisindude says on 22/Jul/13
He's 6,1. He has good height and a solid muscular build which helps him look taller.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 21/Jul/13
Henry Cavill - 6"(183cm)
Brandon Routh - 6"2.75"(190cm)
Tom Welling 6"3"(191cm)
Christopher Reeve - 6"4"(193cm)
Rey says on 18/Jul/13
Very similar body structure and mannerism like the late Jon-Erik Hexum.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 17/Jul/13
In the Superman gear probably 187-188cm.

So about 6ft flat for this gentleman
Rey says on 13/Jul/13
I just watched the Katie show. Kevin Costner is wearing cowboy boots. I can see them when Michael Shannon walked on stage. Henry is wearing regular dress shoes. I observed Henry and Kevin to be about the same height at the Superman premiere in NYC. I can see why the boots caused some height questions...
Rey says on 12/Jul/13
Henrik, there is a big difference between what Reeve says and what Daivd Prowse says...about Reeve's personal weight. I believe Chris Reeve.
David says on 11/Jul/13
Danny Harris thanks for your post. I agree with you now. I saw a recent picture of Henry with Russell Crowe and Henry was 2.5-3 inches or so taller than Russell, so he seems about six one or close to it at least like you're saying. I got thrown off with how it looked on the Katie show. He did appear to have long legs sitting in the chair.
David says on 10/Jul/13
Danny I see what you're saying and agree with you now. Thanks for your post. Just saw a recent pic of Henry and he looks like 2.5-3 inches taller than Russell Crowe, so he may be about six one. I believe it now. The pic is at the bottom of this interview: Click Here

On the Katie show Henry looked like he had long legs as he sat in the chair, this should have indicated to me that he is tall. It seemed like it but when he shook hands with Kevin Costner that threw me off.
joe says on 10/Jul/13
eh, initially i thought he was 6'1, but after seeing him near jay leno on his show, he's probably a solid 6 footer.

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Henrik says on 10/Jul/13
Rey says on 1/Jul/13
Christopher Reeve was well over 212lbs. when in Superman. He commented he was most muscular in Superman LLL and was over 235.!!!!

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You're wrong. David Prowse who trained Reeve said that he managed to put on 40 pounds on him, and that he was 170 before they started. Reeve himself said 215.
Danny Harris says on 4/Jul/13
I also watched the Katie show and the angles were off and it was weird cause Laurence Fishburne looked short aswell. But when I've seen other footage/interviews and pictures of Cavill and Costner together they look the same height. There's pics below of Costner, Cavill and Shannon on this page to judge their heights better aswell.
Danny Harris says on 4/Jul/13
I've met both Henry Cavill and Kevin Costner in person and their both 6'1 as I'm the same height. Also Chris Meloni is 6'1 and Michael Shannon is 6'4 cause he was 3 inches taller then me.

Henry was huge and ripped in Man of Steel and gave a great performance. I loved MOS! Can't wait for the sequel.
Balrog says on 3/Jul/13
Rob, there's a chance he's 6 feet flat? Cavill holds good posture most of the time, so he might pull looking taller.
[Editor Rob: I doubt he's only 6 foot, he has impeccable posture yeah...

a good thing, he's a very confident man!]
Silent d says on 3/Jul/13
I thought he was 6 foot 2 but after seeing him with russell crowe, gina carano and others. He looks about 6 foot.
David says on 2/Jul/13
I think Henry is very good in Man of Steel and the most muscular of the Superman actors. However, on the Katie Couric show Kevin Costner looked considerably taller than him and Costner is no more than six one. For this reason as well as the picture with Russell Crowe I have doubts that he is about six feet. Admittedly though he may look it in the movie.
Rey says on 1/Jul/13
Christopher Reeve was well over 212lbs. when in Superman. He commented he was most muscular in Superman LLL and was over 235.!!!!
isabella says on 1/Jul/13
I was not sure at all if I was going to like Henry Cavill....I thought Tom Welling was PERFECT...in all ways...But Henry...did a great job....as the "Man of Steel". I really don't care...if he wasn't 6'3".
Linebacker28 says on 1/Jul/13
Saw Man of Steel the other day, and thought he was great in it. Definitely had the look and screen presence to carry the role. Although height-wise, did appear to be the strong 6' as listed here; if he had another 2", it would've been perfect. Regardless, he's got a bright future ahead of him, and I'm eager to see where this new Superman franchise goes to now.
David says on 29/Jun/13
There is online a picture of the Man of Steel cast at the 2013 Taormina Film Fest. Henry is standing on the far left next to Russell Crowe. Don't they look about the same height? Can't link to it.
David says on 29/Jun/13
Did anyone see Henry on the Katie Couric show shake hands with Kevin Costner (to help us compare their heights)?
Henrik says on 25/Jun/13
Superman in the comics is 6'3" and 225 pounds, from what I've seen. Reeve was 6'4" and 212 pounds.
Balrog says on 24/Jun/13
Superman has been always listed at 6'3''.
Lorne says on 24/Jun/13
I didn't say Welling should have played superman in the movie, in fact I specifically said they never would, and never implied they should have. The 10 years was intended as humorous, and to illustrate a point. I didn't like Cavill B4 Superman, and I think he looks ridiculous. Tom Welling has the perfect look for Superman; but not Hollywood acting abilities. Insulting me, and ESP shattered, is just sad, Cavill looks terrible for the role in my opinion, and I am entitled to it. And as far as what I ejaculate on to the other pages... Wow, just wow. I have never said any of those things. I say Rob's listing for Vin Diesel is crazy, he is nearer 5'11, and I have also stated that upgrading Arnie to 187cm was unnecessary. I say 181(possibly less) for Diesel, Arnie is 185.5-186cm range. You either have a big crush on Cavill, or you simply like making stuff up in your head. 6ft3 Arnold??? LOL!!!
Anonimity is Great says on 24/Jun/13
@Lo sgozzatore.

It wasn't meant for you, but for the other guy who said that welling is a better superman with 10 years more experience.
Dirty Pitts says on 23/Jun/13
There's a lot of people here claiming what Superman should look like who have very little understanding of the Comics. There is no set height for Superman, but in the comics it has sometimes been referenced that he is 6'2". So in fact 6'4" Christopher Reeves would be too tall to play Superman and Henry Cavil would be closer to his actual height. A bigger issue is that Superman is always muscle bound in the comics. Henry Cavil built up that physique perfectly. None of the other Supermen: Reeves, Tom Welling, Brandon Routh looked like they were chiseled out of Steel like Cavil.

@Lorne, Arch Stanton
Your posts seem to be full of the usual dribble you ejaculate all over on the other boards. Calling Cavil "plastic", "fake". You guys should go back to making your posts about how Vin Diesel is 6'0" and Arnold (the Terminator) is 6'3".
Moosa says on 23/Jun/13
He pulled it off really good but he is way too short not even 6 ..as kevin costner is 6'1 legit and he was way shorter than him!!!so i would wellington or Routh should have been superman!!!
Merk says on 23/Jun/13
He is less than 1.84, look at this pic where he's next to Kellan Lutz (1.84 listed here), where Cavill is standing as tall as he can be and Lutz is not standing completly straight so they could be probably the same height, but now look at the bottom of the pic, while Lutz is wearing a flat boots, Cavill is wearing a shoes with heel so Cavill is obviously shorter than Lutz, probably by 1 or 2 cm... or maybe Lutz is taller than 1.84.

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Johno says on 22/Jun/13
I am going to round him to 6'0

A good choice to play a superman -- could not stand the immortals though
marcus says on 22/Jun/13
Just saw the movie. The individual scenes were well done, but the movie as a whole did not satisfy me. I have to say that I prefer the story in Superman Returns. Cavell does not seem to be even close to 6 ft. Little Amy Adams had no heel at all in any of her scenes with him and appeared taller than she is.
Lo sgozzatore says on 22/Jun/13
Anonimity, I just said Superman should be pretty tall and big, like a Tom Welling. I'm not talking about acting abilities. I still have not seen the movie, so i can't judge. But as for face/physique Welling is much more Superman...
Anonimity Is Great says on 21/Jun/13
Tom Welling?? Are you kidding me?? Cavill's Superman is miles better. Almost as good as Reeve's, but in this new universe Reeve's simply isn't going to work. This is the perfect Superman Movie for our time. Regarding his height, I'm a little disappointed that he is not taller, and the director doesn't seem to try to hide the fact using elevators, but hey, his other properties are more than make up for it. A solid 6ft.
Lo sgozzatore says on 21/Jun/13
Yeah, he doesnt look under 183-184. Good listing. He's still tall, not like a Superman should be, but still tall. Superman should be at least around 6'3, like Tom Welling or Christopher Reeve, who i think has never been a full 6'4 but more like 6'3-6'4 range, just like Welling
Van says on 20/Jun/13
I have just watched The Man of Steel and I gotta say he looks a very very strong 6'1 to me. Probably even 6'1.5 in the morning. He's a big guy with perfect posture IMO
Henrik says on 20/Jun/13
As for the people discussing his genetics, he is supposedly an endomorph, whereas he claimed to have been fat as a child and bullied for it. You can see the "softness" around his waist area, even though he is ripped.

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Pri says on 19/Jun/13
You are idiots saying Henry looks plastic or short. He is absolutely gorgeous. His chiselled face is all natural, NOT plastic. Ugly guys and haters are just gonna HATE. As long as he is at least 6' feet tall who gives a crap after that? With a face like that, he was born to play superman
Sain\'t says on 19/Jun/13
I just saw man of steel he looks like 185 or 186 with his perfect posture. Solid listing rob!
jaz says on 19/Jun/13
well I think he is stunning, I think he will be great :) he's taller then me and from all the recent shots of him training etc, looking good is all I can say. I think he should be fifty shades of grey too, js
Balrog says on 18/Jun/13
He looks like a proper 6'0''. Tall but not Superman tall.
Lorne says on 17/Jun/13
Whoa. A 184cm superman? Ridiculous. It would be different if he didn't look like he's a plastic teenager! Seriously, I haven't seen the movie, but I know his acting abilities are limited, and he's the goofiest looking "Man of Steel" I've ever seen. More like the man of cellophane! Tom Welling would have been better, he has 10 years of experience, and his 190cm build is perfect for Superman, IMHO, of course.
jtm says on 17/Jun/13
5'11.5 tops.
gobsmacked says on 15/Jun/13
Are you people for real!?!...arguing over .5cm height differences of actors and who should play what role.....unbelievable!!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 15/Jun/13
Looked a bit shorter than Costner.

Henry Cavill 6ft0.25in(184cm)
Kevin Costner 6ft1in(185cm)
Duhon says on 15/Jun/13
Full body shot Cavill and 6'3.5"-6'4" Michael Shannon side by side. Click Here

Assuming Shannon is a full 6'4" as he claims how tall does cavill look here?
Sam says on 13/Jun/13
Interesting premiere shots...all guys who claim 5'11.5"-6'1" range: Meloni, Fishburne, Crowe (clearly the shortest), Costner, Cavill...the only height standout is, unsurprisingly, Michael Shannon. Costner may still be the tallest of the similar height guys, in side by side, he looks a tad taller than Cavill (I think in the group shots Costner is slouching), who then looks to have a bit over Meloni, Fishburne and lastly Crowe. Most of the guys look pretty close to Rob's respective listings for them.
TheAngelofHeight says on 12/Jun/13
On Facebook 'Man of Steel' page Costner looks nearly 2 inches taller than Cavill. Could it be that Cavill is not more than 5'11.5 or 6'0. ??
diggy1234 says on 12/Jun/13
Henry Cavill is a legit 6ft1. Costner is shorter then Cavill! Look at the other pics posted and Costner looks 1 or even 2 inches shorter then Cavill all the time. Cavill is max 2.5 inches shorter then Michael Shannon. Lil taller then 6ft1 Chris Meloni aswell.
wingwalker says on 12/Jun/13
He looks like he's standing as tall as he possibly could (same on other pictures) while Costner has more of a loose posture, and still there looks to be about 2cm between them.
Dirty Pitts says on 11/Jun/13
Costner is at most 1 cm taller then Cavil and possibly the same height or even a bit shorter as evidenced by the pictures. Costner looks good for his age but was never at the level of Brad Pitt or Denzel. Most people would say Cavil is more attractive.
Arch Stanton says on 11/Jun/13
No way is Costner only a cm taller than Cavill..
Arch Stanton says on 11/Jun/13
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He's shorter than Kevin Costner. They're like opposites, Costner looks a naturally handsome guy with a healthy looking tan and features, Cavill kinda looks like he's made out of plastic.
Duhon says on 11/Jun/13
Some shots of cavill next to 6'3.5"-6'4" michael shannon from the premiere. Click Here
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Henrik says on 10/Jun/13
Lol, Cavill shouldn't have the role due to looking shortish, yet you suggest the taller actors Stallone and Downey Jr? The biggest factor here would be that they are too old.

Cavill is bigger than the previous Superman actors. I'd argue that you couldn't become much bigger than he is without the help of steroids or HGH, and I wouldn't want Superman to be on those illegal vitamines. And they also make most of the females think that you're a gorilla.

@ Arch Stanton: Reeve dyed his hair black too.
Arch Stanton says on 9/Jun/13
@ Dirty Pitts says on 23/May/13

Depends on what you consider better looking. Cavill to me looks a bit fake looking, obviously dyes his hair black and has to work out a lot to look like that.
Da_Mayor says on 9/Jun/13
He's not muscular enough to be superman. Also, he looks shortish.
Stallone would be my 1st choice. Robert Downey could also add some dimension to the man of steel but he'd have to wear some platforms to pull it off
PaulB says on 7/Jun/13
Should have played Jack Reacher, he's tall enough to have carried it off better than Cruise!
jamie says on 25/May/13
6'1" for sure. There's at least a clear inch between him and 6ft listed Luke Evans.
Dirty Pitts says on 23/May/13
I think this listing is bang on. The Man of Steel looks slightly over 6'0" and around a shredded looking 200 pounds. I think 5'11" to 6'1" is the best range for Superman, it's not too tall and not too short. I think 6'3" Brandon Routh and 6'4" Christopher Reeves looked kind of gangly and not muscular enough in the Superman suit because they were too tall. 6'5" Joe Manjelloeater would have been even worse. Cavil is also far more attractive as Superman should be.
[Editor Rob: I saw a guy I know who is aroun d5ft 8-8.5 meet him few weeks ago and he looks about 4.5 inches taller with him...]
lulo says on 22/May/13
quite surprised, always thought he was 6'3ish
lakoda says on 15/May/13
He is 6.1
SAMMY DERRICK says on 6/May/13
HENRY CAVILL:6'1
SUPERMAN:6'3
he can pull it off trust me.
joey says on 1/May/13
i think 6'1 is right. he can give a shorter appearance because his arms look short.
Shell says on 23/Apr/13
I don't agree with all these people saying henry cavill can't play superman. I think he is very good looking and i loved him in the tudors. Saying he is too muscular to play superman is ridiculous, in the comics he was always very muscular. As far as height is concerned being just over 6 ft you can still play superman, as we have all seen with actors, they can appaer much larger on the screen.
jamz says on 20/Apr/13
Cavill is a legit, strong 6'1".
RobertJ says on 19/Apr/13
Their close but Henry is taller than Luke Evans. Probably an inch, no more. If Evans is legit 6 feet, Cavill should be listed as 6'1''.

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Alex says on 18/Apr/13
Seriously,Dan, you need to calm down. I mean...5'11'' tops? Short loser? Seriously? Look, I understand that you might think this guy is not tall enough to play superman, many people do, but have some serious problem with attitude. If I were you i'd take that comment back and apologize....
Anonymous says on 27/Feb/13
wtf in a picture with the rock this dude was easily 2 inches taller than him....
jim says on 30/Jan/13
Cavill is 6'1
Rikashiku says on 20/Dec/12
He has quite a tall appearance to him. Maybe because he has a lean body or because he is cast next to shorter actors. I can believe he is over 6'0". 184cm looks just as good.
AAAA says on 14/Dec/12
With Nighy... Someone mentioned wanting to see this picture before I think
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Rick says on 11/Dec/12
Tom Hardy is 5'9 and he looks much much bigger than that in TDKR
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Have you ever heard of lifts and camera tricks? That's what they used to make Tom Hardy "look" taller.
Rick says on 11/Dec/12
Tom Hardy is 5'9 and he looks much much bigger than that in TDKR
Cbm says on 27/Oct/12
I agree with Steven. 184 in shoe, 182 barefoot. His build makes him seem taller.
Steven says on 22/Oct/12
Henry was probably 6'0.75 in shoe. 181-182cm.
Larc-186.7-188.6cm says on 18/Oct/12
6'0.5 is a good height to play Superman, with boots on he will reach 6'3.

Cranberries forgot that Iron Man is 6'1 and RDJ is a questionable 5'8.
Who really cares about height? Michael Keaton was barely 5'10 and Batman was supposed to be 6'2, even Bale at 6'0 wasn't tall enough, but at the end they were both awesome in their movies.
Kid says on 10/Oct/12
Yeah I know this discussion about Henry Cavill's height to play superman really makes a lot of ****ING sense I mean it's not like he's supposed to be acting or anything so I'd just like to add that he can't fly in real life or have x-ray vision and is not susceptible to kryptonite. I mean what were the casting people thinking!!?? Listen morons, it doesn't matter what he's like in "real life" it wouldn't make a difference if he were 5'9 they would just put lifts on him and use camera angles to make him look bigger --these are FILMS that involve CRAFT to CREATE ARTISTIC EFFECTS...
cw says on 23/Aug/12
There's some old pics of Cavill standing next to 6' 1 Bill Nighy, and Henry is clearly taller. Can't see their footwear, but still...
tom says on 15/Aug/12
Mr. Rob: I see a hybrid in some pics of Chris Reeve and Tom Welling --yielding a Henry Cavill, do you see it? Also, Reeve, Welling, and Cavill are all English surnames. Could this be the Anglo connection...
Marcus says on 27/Jul/12
Henry Cavill seems to be playing a more 'realistic' Superman in the vein of Christian Bale's Batman. Regardless, at a little over 6 feet tall he should be very believable as Superman. While he is not the giant that Christopher Reeve was, he will make a great Superman, albeit more realistic and less cartoonish.
Henrik says on 11/Feb/12
I don't think that I would have considered Joe Manganiello to be the perfect choice for the role either. He doesn't have blue eyes and his overall phenotype deviates so significantly from Superman's/Clark's stereotypical appearance.

Armie Hammer with dyed black hair would have been the best choice, if you'd ask me:

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Joe257 says on 25/Jan/12
Superman is 6'3" in comics and 6'4" in films. I guess Henry will wear lifts or tricky camera angles will be used to create the illusion of a greater height.

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