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Average Guess (252 Votes)
6ft 0.5in (184.1cm)
joe @@ said on 13/Mar/16
Kevin Costner It seems to look 5'11.5 nowadays
said on 12/Mar/16
In the Beijing tour, Henry Cavill is only like an inch or half an inch shorter than Ben Affleck. Do you think Cavill can pull of a 6'1" sometimes compared to most tall actors?
The Last Son
said on 11/Mar/16
New picture of Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck standing face to face
said on 10/Mar/16
Him with Kevin Costner. Click Here
Johno said on 9/Mar/16
Shorter then Kellan Lutz who looked around 5'11.75 with Rob and Jenny but you could give 6'0 for the sake of argument and Henry would still be a 5'11-ranger.
said on 9/Mar/16
Rob, how tall would you say he looks with Michael Shannon?
Editor Rob: he can appear near 6ft 1
Mark said on 7/Mar/16
Now that I saw SomeGuy's pictures of Henry being nearly the same height as Ben Affleck with similar footwear, I think Henry needs a upgrade. I think 6'0.75" would be better. He's above Armie Hammer's eye level despite Armie having footwear advantages.
Ben does have a big head though.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Mar/16
He looked 6ft1½ range beside Michael Shannon.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Mar/16
I think 6ft0¾ is better for Cavill. That and you could argue 5ft11½-5ft11¾ range for Chris Evans.
Rey said on 6/Mar/16
@ Burt said on 12/Dec/15
Christopher Reeve had an arm wingspan for a man near 6'7"+.....so your theory does not apply to a man near the 6' 3"-6-4" range.
Johno said on 4/Mar/16
Taller then Chris Evans.
said on 1/Mar/16
Cavill and Affleck standing across each other: Click Here
The floor they're standing on and shoes they're wearing: Click Here
Rob would it be fair to upgrade Cavill to Jon Hamm's listing?
Editor Rob: I still think a decent 184 is ok for Henry.
moe said on 29/Feb/16
It looks like Cavill is wearing lifts in the movie. He looked pretty close to Ben Affleck in the Kimmel video last night, but in the actual trailer he was significantly shorter.
said on 29/Feb/16
He seems to have half an inch on Jeremy Irons in this picture. Rob, Is it possible that Jeremy doesn't have as a good posture as Henry?
Editor Rob: he may not have as good posture, but it looks like the camera angle might be favouring objects on the left and there is a fall off to Irons side.
said on 29/Feb/16
Rob would you say there's a 5 cm difference here?: Click Here
Editor Rob: in that gif, no more than 4cm
Rey said on 21/Feb/16
@SomeGuy Evans has some major heel wear when standing next to Cavill. And Cavill is still taller.
said on 17/Feb/16
Rob any comments on this picture? Click Here
Know he's leaning but he's getting dwarfed by someone who is only 2 inches taller than him..
Editor Rob: I'm sure there are many more photos of them standing better and closer in height.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 16/Feb/16
He looks 6ft1 range more often than just 6ft so anything less than this height is hard to believe.
gpm said on 11/Feb/16
Saw his actual superman costume at warner brothers studio tour (I asked a tour guide). He appeared to be about 5'10" from what I saw.
1.81 cm guy said on 7/Feb/16
he is morning 1.85 and night he is 183
Celebheights 6'1.75/187 CM said on 30/Jan/16
Henry Cavill is clearly taller than Chris Evans.
said on 29/Jan/16
Rob I don't think Cavill has any footwear advantage over Affleck in the image I posted.
Cavill was wearing regular dress shoes: Click Here
Affleck was wearing boots: Click Here
oh, I was looking at the other comic con photo
said on 29/Jan/16
Rob Cavill being taller than Evans should not up for debate: Click Here
That picture was taken at same time as the one you posted only from a different angle. They are both standing straight, we know their footwear is similar and the ground they're standing on is even.
Caill is taller that Evans.
said on 27/Jan/16
No chance hes over 6-0. Shorter than chris evans at that award night thing. 5-11.5" max
I'm not so sure, Full length
and Cavill with slightly less footwear. I'd be surprised if Evans really was taller than Henry.
said on 26/Jan/16
Hey Rob what do think is causing Cavill and Affleck to look so similar in height?:
Also would you say Cavill has an unusually long neck?
Editor Rob: I think there could be a 1cm footwear advantage to Henry and maybe the lens effect of objects on the right in that photo being slightly smaller.
Al said on 11/Jan/16
Hi Nicole, look at the pictures of Ben Affleck and Obama. There is less than
Allie said on 11/Jan/16
Nicole if in your opinion Affleck being 6'1.5 is comical then Cavill in my opinion being under 6 ft is laughable as well. Other wise Affleck's only 6'1 as he's only 2 inches around shorter. He's around inch shorter than claimed 6'1.5 Elizabeth I forgot her last name while they looked they one inch or so footwear (Elizabeth's heels looked really small).
I think Cavill can look somewhere in the 6'0-0.5 range. He looks 6 ft flat sometimes but sometimes gives an impression of being near 6'1. As for Affleck I'd say he's 6'2 range but 6'3 and 4 that he's been listed is too high.
Nicole said on 11/Jan/16
Sorry but, Affleck being 6'1/2 ft is comical. He's been onscreen and red carpets for 20+ years and consistently towers over anyone around him, unlike actors like Cavill and the like who's height differentiates with different shoes. I don't think Affleck's any taller than a weak 6'3 ft but, there's no way he's shorter than 6'2 ft.
As far as Cavill, I think he's 5'11. He wears elevators and seems to have unusually short arms and small hands for his height; which leads me to think he's shorter than the 6'1 he claims.
MadMax said on 9/Jan/16
@AI....Man, you got it totally RIGHT!!! Finally, someone noticed the real deal about those lift-wear dudes like Cavill and, sometimes, Affleck as well( even though, i believe that he is no more than 186cm barefoot, standing over a stadiometer)
Al said on 7/Jan/16
Henry Cavill is about 5'11. His arms look shorter because he wears lifts to
be taller. Ben Affleck is 6'1.5 max not 189cm. Brandon Routh is like 189-190cm and
he is definitely taller than Affleck.
MD said on 4/Jan/16
Are there are other photos that show how short his arms are? I have to admit that at least in the photo above and now that you say it they do look a bit short, but they don't look unusually short to me (and I have very long arms for my height).
John said on 1/Jan/16
Cavill just has short arms for his height, he's a 6'0" guy with arm length of an average 5'7" or 5'8" man.
Idk said on 30/Dec/15
After watching preview of new superman v batman movie I think cavill is wearing lifts or clever camera work at play because he looked very close to Afflecks height in most shots. Strange considering he has 2 inches on cavill
Wisgspan Guy said on 30/Dec/15
@Burt, My height is 185cm and my wingspan is 191cm. Is it normal?
Celebheights 6'1.75/187 CM said on 19/Dec/15
@Burt Not everybody's wingspan is the same as their height is. I have a friend who is my height that has a much shorter wingspan as mine.
Dejavu said on 18/Dec/15
If he is under 6'0 Russell Crowe is probably in the 5'9 range
Allie said on 17/Dec/15
Burt that's absurd. If you think every tall person must have body parts in proportion to their height you're crazy.
MD said on 14/Dec/15
@Burt, that is a crazy theory, and in this example, it couldn't be any less crazy.
jtm said on 13/Dec/15
that 6'1 guy is also slouching. if they are wearing similar footwear and the ground is even then cavill is under 6'0 which i think he is.
Burt said on 12/Dec/15
I'm an artist with a lot of experience drawing people. You can often tell if someone is lying about his height by looking at the length of his arms. With some exceptions, tall people tend to have arms to look long. When you look at photos of Henry playing superman you will notice that his arms appear rather stubby. Some might claim this is due to being 'bulked up' but I disagree. If I had to guess I would bet money that Henry is under 5' 10" max and wears risers in his shoes to put him closer to 6'.
Mark said on 10/Dec/15
Henry's only leaning on to the 6'1". His legs aren't standing straight and he's tilling his head.
Mark said on 10/Dec/15
Patrick, Henry is slouching alot on that picture you just showed. He's not standing straight. He's leaning on to the guy.
said on 5/Dec/15
How do you guys explain this? The guy on the left, WHO I KNOW, is 6'1". Click Here
said on 5/Dec/15
Rob in this shot Cavill looks the same height as Affleck:
They must have made him wear lifts right?
Editor Rob: could be just the lense/position of the people, in that trailer I'm sure he was looking up to ben. Sometimes certain lenses can create pincushion or barrel distortion.
TJE said on 18/Nov/15
6'0.75 is likelier that 6'0.25.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/Nov/15
That's about 3in I think. Still that puts Cavill at 186-187cm next to the big 194-195cm Hammer
Allie said on 8/Nov/15
That is not one inch.. Minimum 2 Inches difference.
said on 4/Nov/15
He looks 1-2" shorter than Armie Hammer.
Sammy Derrick said on 27/Oct/15
In the movie,The Man From U.N.C.L.E, his character Napoleon Solo is 6'3 in a mug shot,but in his file which is shown during the credits,HEIGHT:6'1 WEIGHT:231lbs EYES:Blues.
Jim Hopper said on 9/Oct/15
Id say 6-0" no more
Dejavu said on 8/Oct/15
Agreed Ben Affleck looks 6'2.5 next to Cavill.
Dmeyer said on 3/Oct/15
Also when in equal posture looks just 4 maybe 4.5cm over crowe 178.5-9cm 6'0.25 is closer for henry
said on 3/Oct/15
Rob in several shots he looks 2in under affleck while ben has a solid 0.25in léss shoes wish indicates 5-6cm diferance so is 6'0-0.25 possible for henry , if he was 6'0.5 plus 0.25 more shoe and good posture he should look Max 1.25in smaller
[Editor Rob: yeah, Affleck can look 189 with Cavill at times, maybe he caught Ben with decent posture...at times Ben actually doesn't look like he's standing as tall as he might.]
167.6cm at night
said on 22/Sep/15
Do you think he wears lifts he looks a lot taller than 179cm Russell Crowe if you look up the photos
[Editor Rob: don't know about lifts but he has a taller natural standing height than others, so maybe boosting his height a little in that manner.]
Judd ISR said on 16/Sep/15
Dejavu, actually in the first picture you posted it seems that there're less than 2" between they, while in the second the prospective of the photographer is not good, so you might follow the behind lines and then you can see that among Affleck and Cavill there're not more than 1,5"!
However rob i'm a bit confused by this guy...sometimes he does look 6'0.25" while others more 6'0.75"...
For example with Nolan he does look 6'0.75-1", considering Nolan is an honest 5'11.25" guy!
Definitely 6'0.5" is a good listing IMO!
6ft 4 dude said on 8/Sep/15
This guy have a body frame of a 5ft 11 person, it´s weird. But my guess is that he is 6 ft (183cm) flat.
said on 7/Sep/15
Rob, how likely is a full 6ft1?
[Editor Rob: I'm not convinced he'd be that mark for most of a day, I think his great posture can help him appear near it with many people.]
said on 6/Sep/15
He doesn't really look over 6'0 if Ben Affleck is 6'2 max as some says. He looks 2 inches shorter than Ben in those comic con photos.
The Last Son said on 1/Sep/15
How can he be 6'0 when the pictures show that he's taller than every 6'0 actor who stood next to him?
Dejavu said on 28/Aug/15
If ben affleck is as listed I do think he is 6'0 but not over
Celebheights 6'1.75/187 CM said on 27/Aug/15
No way does he struggle to appear only 6'0" with Arnie Hammer. He looks to be 184-185 by him (considering that Cavill is above is eye level)
Rey said on 22/Aug/15
Henry had some moments when he looked like Christopher Reeve, but the last scene at The Daily Planet, with the glasses and toothy smile...was very close to Tom Welling's Clark Kent from Smallville. Anybody agree?
Dejavu said on 21/Aug/15
At times he can only look 6'0 but also 6'1.
Balrog said on 17/Aug/15
Hammer's eyelevel is probably 6'0"
said on 17/Aug/15
Hm, if Armie Hammer's eye level is clearly at 6' as can be seen here: Click Here
and Henry clearly comes above his eye level about an inch here: Click Here
, I'd say he's closer to 6'1, wouldn't you say Rob? Either way, close call.
[Editor Rob: there looks 3.5 inches maybe in that photo]
said on 16/Aug/15
Rob, do you think Cavill and John Cena would measure exactly the same on the Stadiometer?
If you had to give the edge to someone, who would it be?
[Editor Rob: give or take a small fraction, I think they'd be reasonably close]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 16/Aug/15
I think he's 184cm range at his absolute low (i.e. 184.4cm).
Triplescrew said on 16/Aug/15
If Armie's eye level is around 5'11.5" then Cavill easily clears 6 foot. Rob's listing makes sense.
184.9 on a bad day said on 15/Aug/15
I think @joe is spot on, Stephen maybe measure just like me, more than 6ft 0.75 but less than 6ft 1 I'm 185.1- 185.2 at night, and Cavill is close as possible to 6ft 0.5 something like 183.9 -184.3
joe said on 13/Aug/15
Height183 said on 13/Aug/15
Looks close enough to 6'1'', Good accurate listing.
said on 12/Aug/15
He has impeccable posture, and he's of a fairly large build in such a way that can make him look taller. But, I honestly don't see him taller than currently listed. With 6'4.5" Armie Hammer at a recent movie premiere:
Allie said on 10/Aug/15
184.. assuming they both get an inch their footwear, then Elizabeth D's only like an inch taller than him.. and she's about 187. She's also bending her head a bit..
He looks like 185 cause of his posture.
Balrog said on 9/Aug/15
I think people is overestimating his height due his perfect posture in almost every pic. Stephen Amell edge out Cavill, and Amell is probably a weak 6'1'' since he looks more than an inch shorter next to 6'2'' David Ramsey who Rob met. So Cavill isn't over 184cm, and could be 6'0.25''
184.3cm (Night) said on 9/Aug/15
I agree with Rampage. I think me and Henry would be basically identical. He holds up well next to 6'2 guys just like i do.
joe said on 8/Aug/15
grizz said on 8/Aug/15
More like 186 cm out of bed and 184 cm before bed. That's way sometimes he looks to others like a 6'1 guy (he surely is 185 cm range in the morning and early afternoon) and sometimes he doesn't seem much more than a 6'0.5 man in pictures.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Aug/15
More like 186.5cm out of bed and 184.5cm before bed.
6ft4 dude said on 6/Aug/15
I bet that Cavill is 184 cm at morning and 182.5cm before bed.....both barefoot height.
John said on 5/Aug/15
I think a 1/4 upgrade would be fair. Yes he does have near perfect posture but always looks noticeably taller than 6 footers. 6' 0.75 should be his listing.
Pete said on 3/Aug/15
what do you mean by solid 185 cm?
joe said on 2/Aug/15
185 cm solid
The Last Son
said on 2/Aug/15
He's most definitely not 6'0". There are several pictures of him next to 6'0" actors and he's taller than all of them.
Celebheights 6'1.75/187 CM
said on 1/Aug/15
By 6'1 1/2" listed Elizabeth Debicki:
Ali said on 1/Aug/15
181 cm at best
Superman said on 31/Jul/15
For one of the shortest supermen, he plays the part really well. Didn't think we were the same height, but he's most definitely 6'0" if not above.
The Last Son
said on 29/Jul/15
LOL @Rob really doesn't want to upgrade Henry Cavill, despite all evidence shown to him.
On Henry's far left 5ft11 Hugh Grant
leo297 said on 27/Jul/15
That picture below ain't perfect! But that shows Henry Cavill is 6ft1 compared to a huge guy like Armie Hammer who's a legit 6ft4 1/2. I only see a max 3.5 inch difference between the two thier.
said on 23/Jul/15
Hey Rob what do think of this pic?:
Hammer has a clear footwear advantage, but even then I don't see more than 3.5 inch difference between them.
[Editor Rob: I think that can be near 4 inches there, but with possible half inch footwear difference aswell it could be more 3.5.]
Ron said on 13/Jul/15
Grizz - you're putting far too much emphasis on the heights of these characters. The filmmakers wanted Brolin at 5'9 originally but when they cast Affleck they did it with a mind to make Batman as hulking as possible. In the suit Affleck stands at 6'5, whereas Cavill's boots keep him at no more than 6'1, and likewise Superman was kept "otter mode" with thinner waist and athletic appearance over Batman's "bear mode". The point is that Superman, though smaller and slimmer, is still completely the one who looks more imposing in scenes. It's a clever power play - bigger isn't better. Notice how in their scenes facing each other Superman stands relaxed and passive whilst Batman stands ready for combat.
The message here is, quite literally, size doesn't matter. Quite the opposite to what you were thinking!
Superman - 6'1
Batman - 6'5
Batman in Iron Man Cosplay - 6'6 (as far as I know)
Wonder Woman - 6'1 (I think)
grizz said on 12/Jul/15
It's funny how they try to make Cavill look taller than Ben in newest Batman v Superman trailer and in promo posters. Only in one short scene Ben appears taller than Henry. Makers of the film are perfectly aware of the fact that Superman is supposed to be slightly taller than Batman, not shorter.
said on 1/Jul/15
In this picture they are all wearing similar footwear:
I think Cavill has a solid inch on 6 ft Christopher Meloni and Laurence Fishburne. I'm not counting Costner because his posture is bad here. What do you think Rob?
[Editor Rob: he can look an inch over meloni there]
The Last Son
said on 18/Jun/15
All the pictures are showing up and the difference is not "negligible".
MD said on 18/Jun/15
Two of those photos in your June 15th posts aren't showing up. However, the two that definitely do only show a near negligible difference.
The Last Son
said on 17/Jun/15
@Mark Cavill doesn't look "slightly taller" than him. I see a bit more than that in the picture. Here below you see him next to the 6ft Luke Evans and Miles Teller.
Mark said on 16/Jun/15
Stevens has said he is "about 6 feet tall", that means he is not exactly 6 feet tall. Henry is slightly taller, so the 6'0.5" seems to be spot on accurate.
said on 9/Jun/15
Rob, would you consider giving him 6ft0¾?
[Editor Rob: I believe his current listing is fine.]
Arch Stanton said on 8/Jun/15
In Henry's case though Rob I think it makes him seem a bit stiff and formal. I'm not sure that helps his likeability.
said on 7/Jun/15
So Rob since Mark Strong is 3 cm taller than Cavill is his posture just terrible here?:
[Editor Rob: cavill is only a little shy of mark there...but he may well be standing 2cm worse.
Henry is a GREAT example of somebody who through workouts and stretching has a naturally good posture close to his measured height.
I admire Henry's ability to hold a good posture. It helps a person's overall impression - with confidence, looks, intellect and overall positivity.]
Mark said on 26/May/15
There are versions of the second and third photo showing full body photos and Henry appears to be wearing thick shoes. Evans is wearing the flattest shoes of everyone on stage. Kellan's heels are not as thick as Henry's yet Kellan is clearly taller, all of them are standing next to one another on stage.
Mark said on 26/May/15
The first photo is just a stock photo of Immortals cast members, the second two are actual photos of the cast standing together. Kellan is clearly taller than Henry. Kellan has claimed 6'1" and I think that is about right for him.
Celebheights 6'1.75/187 CM
said on 26/May/15
Rob, while I think that Henry Cavill is close to 6'1", how could Kellan Lutz be listed as being shorter? Kellan Lutz isn't even standing at his full height by Cavill, and he still appears taller.
[Editor Rob: to me from all I've seen they look very close.]
The Last Son
said on 25/May/15
Here are the best pictures (with the best angles) I could find of Kellan and Cavill together:
(Kellan Head is not straight in this picture)
Mark said on 25/May/15
I would say Kellan is tallest probably with maybe Patrick being the shortest. Kellan is taller than Henry, there are a lot of photos of him and Henry together, and Kellan is clearly taller, Kellan is full 6'1".
Chris would be one of the shorter guys.
Bishop said on 25/May/15
@Celebheights 6'1.75"/187 CM
I would also put my money on Pine.
Celebheights 6'1.75/187 CM said on 22/May/15
Of the following actors, who would you all guess is the tallest?
1. Henry Cavill
2. Kellan Lutz (he at least doesn't appear to be shorter than Bradley Cooper or Henry Cavill in the photos).
3. Ryan Gosling
4. Bradley Cooper
5. Rafael Nadal (he appears identical with Bradley Cooper)
6. Channing Tatum
7. Chris Pine
8. Jason Sudeikis
9. Patrick Schwarzenneger
10. Jay Baruchel (he's 6'0.5" in person)
I would guess that Chris Pine would measure the tallest.
Mark said on 21/May/15
He looks shorter than Kevin Costner who is 6'1", Costner was a varsity athlete, and did not exaggerate his height. Cavill did work as a male model for a while but models do exaggerate their heights. For him to say 6'1" when he is really 6'0.5" is not a huge stretch.
said on 21/May/15
speaking of costner and affleck rob who do u prefer acting wise costner or ben i think costner beats ben
[Editor Rob: both I think are good, I would say I prefer Costner though.]
184.9 on a bad day said on 15/May/15
he can look that with Stephen Amell too.
Dmeyer said on 13/May/15
To me with affleck and costner just looks 6ft0.25
Elias said on 12/May/15
actually , he doesn't look that short (at least not like a little kid, lol :) ) next to Armie Hammer, in your pics. 184 cm- 185cm for Cavill is spot on .
said on 11/May/15Click Here
Armie Hammer is supposed to be 6'4.5" and Cavill looks like a little kid next to him also Cavill looked roughly the same height as 6 feet tall Chris Evans and he looked shorter than his 6'1" co-star Kevin Costner. So I am certain this listing for Cavill at 6'0.5" tall is correct and very accurate. He does not want to pass himself off as less than 6'1" tall because that height is already considered short for Superman the other popular Superman actors were 6'3" and taller like Welling, Routh, and Reeve. Of course he has a far more muscular physique than those actors except for maybe Welling and Routh who were well built.
Dmeyer said on 4/May/15
With affleck and others he can at Times look 6'0.25
The Last Son said on 29/Apr/15
Jake or should I call you Joe :). You're a funny guy. If I was gullible I would probably believe your self-made stories.
Arch Stanton said on 28/Apr/15
Don't believe you Jake, sorry. And the difference between 184 and 6'1 is very difficult to tell in public at a place like an airport, and it's also difficult to know if you're the exact same height as somebody because you can't see the top of your head.
Jake said on 26/Apr/15
I actually met Henry several months ago at an airport we were both at a security checkpoint and had our shoes off, I am 184cm tall and me and him were shoulder shoulder and were equal height, he is not 6-1 as he claims, that would be his height in shoes. Also, he was the same height as 6 feet tall Chris Evans at the BAFTA awards, there was some controversy because he is British and kind of short for Superman, he is good as Superman, just not as charismatic or memorable in the role as Christopher Reeve.
Pete said on 26/Apr/15
check pictures with armie hammer at cinema con
Jake T. said on 11/Apr/15
I still believe Cavill is a full 6'1 compared to other actors.
MD said on 8/Apr/15
He's even standing ram-rod straight in those photos with Nolan, too. Because of this, there are other angles which make him look nearly 6'1", but it's because his posture is better than Nolan's.
Joe said on 7/Apr/15
That photo with Christopher Nolan would then confirm that Henry is 6'0.5" tall, if he is 4cm taller than 5'11" Nolan.
Lorne said on 1/Apr/15
@Dmeyer: It is possible the 70 year old guy you know was actually 5'11.5 and went with 181 instead of 182, and today 180cm range, so really more like 1.5-2cm of loss, especially if he dips under 5'11. Some guys, especially ones under 6ft, can hold on till 70, and just drop 1.5-2cm by late 70's.
The average loss for a man by 70 is 2-3cm, so just 1cm at over 70 would be excellent. I can think of a few celebs who made it to 70 with 1-2cm loss, you have Sly Stallone and the late Leonard Nimoy(feels odd saying that...)
But yeah, your friend did well, whether it was half an inch or so.
said on 29/Mar/15
With Christopher Nolan:
Rob, in you opinion, is that 3 cm difference?
[Editor Rob: doesn't look any less than 4cm at least...but then if Henry is standing at best posture and Nolan half inch less posture it can make sense.]
The Last Son
said on 29/Mar/15
Henry Cavill and 5ft 11.25in Christopher Nolan.
Henry Cavil and 6ft 1.5in Mark Strong.
Celebheights 6'1.5"-6'2" said on 20/Mar/15
I think that 6'0.75" is a better shout than 6'0.5" since he always appears to be closer to 6'1" than 6'0" (even considering his posture). Sometimes he can even appear to be 186-187 CM to me. The only person who has made him appear shorter was Kellan Lutz (as they are both tied).
nayhole said on 19/Mar/15
He is very close to 6'1 if not a weak 6'1
james said on 9/Mar/15
I always thought he was a solid 6'1 even .if he's 6'0.5 than Russell crowd needs to be downgraded from 5'11 to 5'10 .he was about 2 inches shorter then cavill in man of steel
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Mar/15
Better chance of him measuring 6ft0¾ than 6ft0¼, IMO.
The current height is probably his absolute lowest
Judd said on 2/Mar/15
there're no doubts that he has a impeccable posture which make him seems taller...i have already no doubt that he's in the 6' range, but actually in the recent days i found a several pictures that showed him as not a full 6'0.5" guy...i agree with dmeyer that he might be 6'0.25" and appear close to 185 cms with good posture.
Mike said on 1/Mar/15
I have no idea why Affleck is listed as 6'3" and often 6'4" if this is true, then Cavill really is 6'1". He definitely is over 6 feet tall. He generated controversy for being British and not being as tall as other Superman actors but I think he has been a good Superman. The interesting thing is that he never refers to himself as Superman in Man of Steel and I do not believe he is ever referred to as Superman in the film by anyone either except by Lois in one scene saying the word "Super".
I still would peg Affleck at 6'2" he seems the same size as his Chasing Amy co-star Jason Lee who is 6'2 as well, and also next to Hugh Jackman the two are the same height. Cavill himself is slightly taller than Chris Evans, who is nearly 6 feet tall.
Dmeyer said on 1/Mar/15
6'0.25 in looking 6'0.75 with posture
Jake said on 1/Mar/15
I have no idea why people say Cavill is a "Dark" Superman, because he is not, he is a more grounded and more "realistic" Superman, the reason people believe he is a dark Superman is because of David Goyer and Jonathan Nolan who wrote the story, and Christopher Nolan who produced the movie and had a hand in the creative direction of the movie despite the fact that Zack Snyder directed. Man of Steel certainly was not the warm and fuzzy romantic Superman movie that characterized the Reeve films, and I think they went in this direction because Superman Returns was a long soap opera and was a chick flick disguised as a comic book movie, that one was clearly made more for female audiences. The studio wanted to make a more action oriented and macho Superman, and reinvent the character to separate him from the Reeve Superman, and I believe they succeeded, still he is not as good as Reeve, Reeve was a perfect 10 as Superman, Cavill is a 8.5.
As far as height there have been pictures of him with his co-star Kevin Costner, who is 6'1" and Costner appears a bit taller, so I think this listing spot on accurate. Cavill is a very good Superman, he just won't be etched in stone years after his stint ends like Reeve.
Colin said on 28/Feb/15
Cavill was 6'0.5" and 205 lbs in Man of Steel, and in the new film he is around 215 to as much as 220 pounds, more likely the latter, he is much bulkier looking in the new movie. I think its too much, when I met him, he looked really bulked up. In his other films he looked leaner, if you saw him in Immortals his weigh was around 185 pounds, so he packed on 20 pounds of muscle in only a year, he probably did not use steroids because actors like him have the luxury of trainers and dieticians to help them quickly achieve fitness goals, apparently someone posted his workout as well as his diet to achieve his Man of Steel body, its not exactly an exciting diet, requires you to wake up very early, a lot of weight training, high protein foods, veggies, brown rice, etc, high calorie, but high quality food, with a high intensity workout routine.
At the BAFTAs though the difference between him and Chris Evans was like night and day, Cavill was really putting on weight, the bad kind, and Evans was lean and fit. Evans is a Gemini, an Air sign that tends to be naturally lean. Also Evans appeared to be only about an inch or half an inch shorter than him, but he is clearly the better looking one.
said on 28/Feb/15
i am a bit confused regarding the "triangle heights" between Cooper, Cavill and Affleck. Cooper does look in the most of the pictures not more than 1.5" under Affleck (with similar shoes), while Cavill with different shoes (and probably he had a small advantage) does look close to 2" shorter than Affleck.
here, rob you can see their shoes: Affleck has classic sneakers which i guess are likely 0,8-0,9" thicker, while Cavill has dress shoes which averagely give 1"+...
Here you can see a picture with Cavill and Cooper. They had both bad posture but Cooper does look slightly taller: Click Here
Rob until now i was sure Cavill was a legit 6'0.5" but now i am not sure about it.
It's possible he's a legit 6'0.25" (like Kellan Lutz) and with a perfect posture he does look a bit taller?
Tech1 said on 27/Feb/15
can't be 6'1", he is shorter than stephen ammell by at least an inch. I'd peg him at 5'11 3/4"
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Feb/15
He looks 186-187cm beside Luke Evans
Rob, have you seen those photos?
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Feb/15
Old man Cavill looks 5ft11 range
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Feb/15
Cavill was up to 210-215lbs at nearly 6ft1.
Ideally Superman should be between 6ft2 and 6ft4 and 230-250lbs.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Feb/15
Cavill was up to 210-215lbs at nearly 6ft1
said on 24/Feb/15
How tall does his father (Colin Cavill) appear by him? He probably has lost some height:
Joe said on 24/Feb/15
I read somewhere that Reeve is either a Virgo or a Libra, I think a Virgo and Cavill is a Taurus, but Libra men are supposed to be wimpy, and Taurus men are supposed to be very masculine, but in my eyes, Reeve was a more masculine Superman by every measure, and to me astrology is a bunch of made up woo anyway. Reeve was a product of a different era, and Cavill is a Gen Y Superman, seeing his character crying over killing a mass murderer like Zod had me wincing, while Reeve's character just tossed Zod down a ditch. Reeve was born in late September so he has the characteristics of both a Virgo and a Libra. Reeve was definitely mesomorphic and his suit was not enhanced. Also in Man of Steel there was a scene where Jor El shows his Kalel his suit, and it shows musculature, people claim Cavill is more ripped than Reeve but his suit is more enhanced, it is true he is already muscular but his suit enhances his looks and makes him look very cut, while Reeve looks bulky and has slightly more body fat. In those days people did not have fat burner pills and no one ever heard of low carb and cutting diets, supplements like whey protein only became common in the 1990s, most weight lifters used to eat raw eggs to supplement their protein. If Reeve was around today, I bet he would be 250 pounds of muscle on a 6'4" frame given the kind of supplements and trainers available.
DanielOrtise said on 24/Feb/15
Reeve was a great Superman for sure! Had the look and build down too. But Joe you really are just putting Cavill's efforts down. His build was great in MOS and it's blady hard work bulking up and being cut too. He's even larger now in BvS and easily 210lbs and gotten even more broader along with having a bigger chest, arms and legs. Also his height 6.05/1 has been boosted with 2 inch heels in the new suit so he's gonna look 6ft2/3 in the new movie too. Plus Cavill has a small head which helps with proportions too! Cavill also looks like a Jim Lee drawing come to life I feel. Anyways I like both Superman's for different reasons and I feel they are perfect for thier times.
said on 23/Feb/15
This pic is probably a good example of Reeve at his bulkier as Superman Click Here
Joe said on 22/Feb/15
The knowledge that people have about body building and fitness that people have today is much greater than they had during Reeve's day, that is why Reeve had to work out for months to get fit for Superman, also Reeve had to do the work all by himself, he had to go Rocky Balboa on his own which is all props to man. Cavill was babied by the producers, they got him one of the best trainers in the business who spent hours with him, put him on a gaining diet, its not a surprised he bulked up so fast, but if you look at Cavill he was not more muscular than Reeve, Cavill was 198 pounds on a 6'0.5" frame as Superman while Reeve was 225 pounds on a 6'4" frame, so Reeve was actually the same size but had slightly more body fat than Cavill. Also Cavill's suit which has been showin a museum is ribbed with musdulature to make him appear more ripped even though he is already muscular. Reeve did not have that luxury. Reeve was also a more masculine Superman by far, Cavill seemed to much a pretty boy, that is why when he is Clark they made him up as a lumberjack with a beard.
Joe said on 21/Feb/15
Reeve was actually 175 pounds when he was chosen for the role of Superman and packed on 50 pounds of muscle, pretty impressive for a guy who knew nothing about weight lifting, had no trainer, during a time when people knew nothing about weights. Cavill was teamed up with a former Marine.
Arch Stanton said on 21/Feb/15
Reeve a classic mesomorph?? Hardly. Mesomorphs are easy gainers, he worked out like a trojan for months to gain 25 pounds for the role.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 20/Feb/15
Reeve went from a lean 190lbs to 220lbs of pure muscle at 6ft4.
184.3cm said on 20/Feb/15
Yes Henry is the first muscular Superman, he is built. The other guys were slim and athletic (Routh, Reeve).
Scott said on 20/Feb/15
I got to agree with Joe about Cavill's body compared to the other actors who portrayed Superman, the other actors were classic mesomorphs. Reeve, Routh, and Welling, all had broad shoulders, narrow waists, and a V-taper that made them look very athletic, none of them put on weight years after their Superman days. You can see in photo above that his midsection appears "big". And even his Superman suit was modified to have fake musculature even though he put on a lot of muscle for the role, he was allegedly around 205 pounds when they were filming Man of Steel, I am not sure about his body fat ratio, but he was very lean, but you can tell that his waist to should ratio is not the same as other actors who portrayed Superman, and he has been very open about his weight problems. He is clearly someone who needs the assistance of a trainer and a dietician to maintain a physique for an action hero role. The difference between him and the much leaner Chris Evans is like night and day and yes Evans is only about an inch shorter than Cavill, and my most educated guess for Evans is around 5'11 to 5'11.5", although Evans claims to be 6 feet I do not think he is that tall, he only seems slightly taller than Robert Downey Jr., he is not a big guy, just medium tall. Medium tall in my book is around 5-11 to 6-1, and tall is anything above up to 6-3, very tall is over 6-3. Most people expect Superman, being the ultimate superhero to be the very tall category.
I can imagine that Cavill is going to pack on weight when his acting career winds down, I saw photos of him off set enjoying fattening foods. Cavill is a Taurus and people say those with that Sun Sign and the Cancer Sun sign tend to get fat easily, I honestly think Astrology is all bunk, its just how you take care of your body. The three fittest actors in Hollywood happen to be Stallone, Cruise, and Harrison Ford and they have the Sun Sign Cancer, so the Astrologers who claim Cancers get fat are just full of it, the same who claim Tauruses get fat. I heard they say Libras are thin, but tell that to Arnie's younger son Chris who is obese and a Libra.
Joe said on 19/Feb/15
Dejavu, your observation makes my point even more clear, that Cavill is a half an inch above 6 feet tall, he is not huge, he is tall but not very tall like other Superman actors, Tom Welling Brandon Routh Christopher Reeve, who were all over 6'3". I have no idea why Routh is listed as 6'2.5" because he just totally towered over Christian Bale at the MTV movie awards, Bale is at least 6 feet tall, and Routh had 3 to 4 inches in height advantage over Bale, which makes me think that Routh is over 6'3" and close to 6'4". Most other Superman actors seem to be natural Mesomorphic men, they all got big shoulders, massive chests, and narrow waistlines. Reeve, Routh, and Welling have these features. Cavill is more endomorphic, and it shows at the BAFTAs where his midsection appears big. When I met him he was unshaven, looked like he did when he was on the oil rig in Man of Steel, but still a nice guy. Honestly would think of him more as Batman material than Superman.
Dejavu said on 18/Feb/15
Ben affleck looks to have 2 inches on this guy.
Joe said on 17/Feb/15
Chris Evans is 5'11.5 and Cavill is 6'0.5" I met him face to face, and I am his height. He was not a "dark" Superman, people think that because Christopher Nolan and his brother were involved in Man of Steel, but the tone of Man of Steel seems darker than that of the Reeve films, still despite that there are positive message in the films that even in darkness there is hope. Its definitely not pessimistic like the Dark Knight movies but its not light hearted and romantic like the Reeve movies.
As a kid I grew up with Reeve, I recall he was going to quit being Superman after the third film and someone was going to replace him, I could not imagine anyone else being Superman, even now I still cannot, I think Tom Welling has been the best actor to portray the character since Reeve, it puzzles me the producers never considered him to become a big screen Superman. Cavill is very good Superman but not spectacular like Reeve. Reeve will always own the role, and to a degree Welling was his only possible successor. The interesting thing about Cavill and Welling is that they are both Tauruses.
Darren510 said on 17/Feb/15
Cavill's superman was not a dark superman. I am sick of hearing that. Not a boyscout either but more of a quiet and humble guy searching for answers. Also superman is not American, he is not even human. Anyway Cavill could be anywhere between 6'0-6'1. Photos can be tricky and pinpointing is tough so I gave up on it.
said on 16/Feb/15
So is this what a quarter-inch difference looks like?:
Mike said on 15/Feb/15
I saw a video on Youtube by an artist known as Adeel of Steel he had some amazing videos of Henry Cavill and Christopher Reeve, they were very inspirational, it seemed like Cavill could be Reeve's son, some claimed during the scene where Superman destroys the World Engine there is super-imposition of Reeve's face on Cavill's, not quite, its his resemblance to Reeve that is uncanny, its almost as if Cavill is Reeve's son.
Joe said on 15/Feb/15
Honestly I saw a screen saver image and thinking of it showed an image of Tom Welling as Superman, Timothy Olyphant as Lex Luthor, and Erica Durance as Lois Lane, that would have worked out spectacularly well as Superman, but this version of Superman is still excellent although its bit on the dark side as Superman is more like an outsider than a Midwestern farm boy. The fact they chose a British actor who used to be a male model rather than a middle American actor is used to emphasize that this Superman is an outsider, but it works. Cavill is a very good Superman, I met him in person, he is a nice guy, but I liked Reeve more.
Joe said on 14/Feb/15
Cavill has had the opposite problem of Christopher Reeve, Reeve was skinny for his height, when Reeve screen tested for Superman he was 6'4" and 170 pounds, which was bone thin, the producers were going to make him a fake muscle suit, but Reeve was dedicated to the role and packed on 55 pounds of weight, mostly muscle mass, and was a solid 225 pounds.
Cavill was allegedly 6'0.5" tall and 202 pounds when he filmed Man of Steel but had a more defined physique than that of Reeve, but its unfair to make a comparison given that people had less knowledge of fitness and weight training in the time Reeve was an actor.
He looked bulky when I saw him, too much I think. Must have been at least 220 pounds, was my guess. I think they did it because Affleck is taller than him. Even when he was training for Man of Steel he wound up gaining some body fat that he had to go on a diet. I could imagine in his older years after he is finished with Superman he is going to have some weight problems, but that's life.
grizz said on 13/Feb/15
@Joe, you do know that he's shooting Man of Steel sequel? He was between 190 and 205 lbs while shooting the first one. Allegedly he wanted to gain even more mass for the next one since Ben Affleck,at 6'2 and over 200lbs, will look quite intimidating as Batman.
I hope he wasn't John Goodman fat when you saw him :D
Dmeyer said on 13/Feb/15
To me he dosnt look as tall as pine near costner , évén with Crazy posture Still looks 6' 0.5 range , also costner whom i met and was 6' 1-1.25 maybe 10 yrs back shouldnt be taller than 6' 0.75/185cm today yet cavill looks 0.5-0.75 in shorter, he does look a quater in taller than 6'0.25 lutz , so can apear 6'0.25-0.75 , so i think 6'0.5 is fair but no more
said on 13/Feb/15
@Joe, yeah, he's been really upfront about his weight issues, and that he has to work VERY hard to stay in shape. It's clear from the BAFTA photos that he didn't just put on some weight, but A LOT of weight, and it's certainly not the muscle weight we've sometimes seen him put on for a role. It's clear he's trying to hide it, but, yeah, it's obvious that he's really heavy, right now. You can tell in both his face and his waist.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 11/Feb/15
The weak 6ft1 could be closer.
Joe said on 11/Feb/15
Evans is leaning over a bit, and Cavill is standing straight, and there appears to be very little difference in height, Evans shoes appear to have somewhat thicker heels though, I think about a centimeter difference, but Evans is an inch shorter than Cavill. Cavill is exactly 6'0.5" tall, he looks like he put on some weight, maybe water weight in the that photo at the BAFTA. Cavill has stated that he has struggled with weight problems all his life, I will not be surprised if he has experiences a lot of weight gain later in life. I met him personally and he seems like he likes to eat.
MD said on 11/Feb/15
Joe, I'm also of the thought that Evans is less than 6'0", but he is listed 6'0", here. When we give heights of people already listed here, it's courtesy to give the site the listing and then simply say in parentheses or something that you disagree with it.
said on 10/Feb/15Click Here
Here is Cavil with Chris Evans who is 5'11.5", Cavill appears to be about an inch taller. As I said before Cavill is 6'0.5" not a full 6'1", but can easily just he is 6'1". Even on my government ID it says I am 6'1" even though I am actually 6'0.5".
Joe said on 10/Feb/15
I met him in the afternoon, and yes it was him, we were the same exact height, we both had to wait in line and had to take off our shoes and it was a unique chance to see a famous celebrity and see just how tall they are, this listing is totally correct, Cavill is 6'0.5" tall, I was talking to him face to face for 20 minutes, real nice guy. I was kind of thinking he would be a full 6'1" or possibly 6'1.5" but he was my size exact. I was kind of surprised he flies commercial airlines and not private jets. Also it was in the afternoon maybe he is 6'1" out of bed.
The Last Son said on 9/Feb/15
Those are all cool stories but how about a picture to back your claims?
and Michael Shannon is 6ft 3.5in (192 cm).
The Last Son
said on 9/Feb/15
Yes, they're wearing the same footwear in both pictures.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/Feb/15
184-185cm evening, 186-187cm out of bed
Joe said on 9/Feb/15
I can tell you that I think Cavill was exactly my height and we were barefoot, we were in an American airport, as we were waiting in a TSA checkpoint, he is a really nice guy, he was a really friendly guy, and I was surprised that were exactly the same height and similar build. I have a friend who is 6'1" exact, and honestly there is very little difference between me and him, ever look at ruler and see what half an inch looks like? Its a little larger than a centimeter, its not much so for him to put on his resume that he is 6'1" is not a stretch, he is definitely not 6'0" he is legit 6'0.5", maybe he could ne 6'0.75", we me around 3PM in the afternoon.
DanielOrtise said on 9/Feb/15
Henry Cavill is a legit 6'1 which is 185cm which is exactly my height. I was chatting with him in london recently and guess what my phone was dead so I could'ent take a picture or I would have posted it. The guy is bulky and massive in person and made me feel really skinny next to him!lol! He's also taller then Luke Evans and Chris Evans who I'think are 5"11.5 and are 1.5 or 2 inches shorter then Cavill too.
said on 9/Feb/15
Rob, do you think Henry is taller than Robert Pattinson?
[Editor Rob: he can look more of a 184 than Robert can, although Robert certainly isn't a guy who stands with excellent posture as Henry does.
A6'1Guy said on 8/Feb/15
@ If this guy is a real 6'0 foot guy, I wouldn't rule out 6'1 - 6'2 for Henry.
Though, I do not know what foot wear they are wearing, Henry looks at least 1 inch above Luke, if not 2.
He seems to me like a guy who is between 6'1 and 6'2, not 6'0.5.
Joe said on 8/Feb/15
I actually finally got to meet Henry Cavill at the airport, guess what? I am 6'0.5" and had the luck of standing right behind him in security, he is exactly my height. My driver's license says that I am 6'1" because the DMV computer cannot say that I am 6'0.5", so its not a stretch of the imagination for him say he is 6'1" because people have poor listening comprehension if he says he is 6'0.5" tall they will think he is saying he is 6'5".
Also Evans is really a bit under 6 foot, more like 5'11.5".
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 31/Jan/15
Rob, maybe give him the same mark as Jon Hamm?
peter said on 31/Jan/15
do u have any proof that he was measured at 184 cm?
Joe said on 22/Jan/15
Take a look at the full body photos of Cavill and Affleck, Affleck is wearing flats while Cavill is wearing dress shoes with thick heels that explains the difference in heights. Also I noticed some variation in height between Cavill and his MOS co-star Michael Shannon, who is a legit 6-3, Shannon was in Bad Boys 2 with Will Smith and was slightly bigger than Will Smith, but he seemed to tower over Cavill in some photos of the Man of Steel film shoot. In some premier photos he only appeared a couple of inches taller. At the Man of Steel event in Italy, Michael Shannon looked at least 3 inches taller than Cavill and was wearing flat boat shoes while Cavill was wearing dress shoes. I genuinely believe he is around 6'0.5" tall and not a bit more, and that is my height as well, I never thought I would be as tall as Superman!!!!
Joe said on 22/Jan/15
Cavill worked as male model before acting, and he was measured as 184cm which is about 6 feet 4/10th of an inch in standard measurements, this seems to be accurate. If you see him with his Man of Steel co-star Michael Shannon, Shannon who is 6-3 has about 2.5 inches on Cavill, maybe even 3. As far as the guy claiming he is 6'1.5", now that is a huge stretch. If he really was that height, he would claim to be 6'2". Ben Affleck is probably 6'2" and a bit over, maybe a half inch over that. Despite the fact he is not towering like Routh or Reeve, Cavill is a very plausible Superman, more so than Routh, but not as good as Reeve, no one will ever top Christopher Reeve.
Judd said on 22/Jan/15
The Last Son, I agree. Except the first top picture, the others don't show 1.75" between the two actors. However you need to consider the best posture of Henry Cavill!
I think Cavill is 6'0.5-0.75" and Affleck is a legit 6'2"...
The Last Son
said on 20/Jan/15
Another picture of Ben Affleck and Cavill together:
The Last Son
said on 15/Jan/15
Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck standing next to each other:
I don't see the 2 inches difference between the two of them.
BTW:Ben Affleck has a Huge head.
Dejavu said on 15/Jan/15
He was around 2 inches shorter than ben affleck
SomeGuy said on 15/Jan/15
So going by that picture either Cavill is 6'1 or Teller is 5'11.
joe 192cm said on 14/Jan/15
RobertJ said on 10/Jan/15
Maybe a bump to 6'1'' again Rob? Considering the pics with Teller and Evans who are considered legit six footers.
said on 9/Jan/15
Rob you think if he will meet Bradley Cooper, the two guys will be perfectly "eye-to-eye"?
[Editor Rob: I think big Henry has the better posture and at times you might say could look taller, but close enough when measuring I think. ]
said on 9/Jan/15
186cm out of bed, Rob?
[Editor Rob: quite likely.]
The Last Son
said on 9/Jan/15
Picture with 6"0 Miles Teller
With 6"0 Chris Evans
Cavill looks taller than both of them. I'd say he is 6'1.5 (1.86m)
Joe said on 31/Dec/14
I do not think he will every play James Bond after he took on the role of Superman, doing so would limit his acting options after his stint as Superman ends. I think he is supposed to make at least 3 or 4 Superman movies.
Officially his height is 185 cm and weight is 92 kg, this translates to 6'0.75" and 202 pounds in Standard measurements. I think he is really 6'0.5", regardless, even if he is not a towering 6'4" like Reeve he does the role very well. This is Nolan and Snyder's Superman, in terms of muscles he is in far better physical shape than Reeve was but then again body building and weight lifting were relatively new things in Reeve's days as Superman. Reeve was only 170 pounds during the test screening and bulked up to 225 pounds, with modern supplements and workouts Reeve would have looked like a monster today.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 23/Dec/14
I think he's blown the chance to play 007 after MOS. But he'd certainly be a more practical choice than Idris Elba!
said on 20/Dec/14
Rob, could 6ft0¾ be closer?
I have a feeling he'd be very similar to Jon Hamm. Both guys hold down good posture
[Editor Rob: Cavill I think has some of the best posture I've seen, which is good as his workout/training seems to have helped him. He could be a guy who drops to 184 at his low and part of the day can clear that mark...
I pictured this guy as more of a James Bond than some of the names who have been bandied about for after daniel craig...]
Lebensdorf said on 9/Dec/14
Seeing Cavill with Costner in that photo, he seems no more than 6 feet even.
said on 8/Dec/14
Rob, do you think Cavill could clear 6ft1 out of bed?
[Editor Rob: yes I think he'd clear that mark, and he is one guy who holds a good posture a lot of the time, I'd put him with Stephen Amell as guys who stand tall.
said on 6/Dec/14
Rob, here's a picture of Zack Snyder and Gerard Butler on the set of 300.
How tall do you think Snyder is?
[Editor Rob: he can look 5ft 8-8.5 range]
gx79 said on 5/Dec/14
does he look like he wears lift sometimes
matt96 said on 26/Nov/14
he's shorter than 6'1" kevin costner. this listing is accurate. At 186cm I never thought I'd be taller than superman, woooooo!!
said on 6/Nov/14
I think Cavill listed his 6'1" height with shoes, he is most likely 6 feet even, he stands shorter than his co-star Kevin Costner who is known as 6-1, Costner was a varsity athlete, and most athletes are measured with their shoes off. If Costner lost some height due to age, then Cavill is probably actually 5-11. Although short for Superman he makes up for it with an extremely muscular body.
The above link shows a photo of the two standing next to each other, Costner appears to be leaning his body, while Cavill is standing straight but tilting his head, Costner's shoulders appear a bit higher and his eye level also appears a bit higher than Cavill. So I truly believe he is 6 foot even.
Dejavu said on 18/Oct/14
Ben Affleck had more than an inch on this guy. Possibly near 2 inches
Jake: 1.84 m- 1.85 m said on 13/Oct/14
Around 6' 0.75" (1.85 m)
feder said on 13/Oct/14
looks only an inch shorter than Affleck who is listed at 6-2 in general
Judd said on 12/Oct/14
6'0.5" is spot on
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said 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 said on 28/Sep/14
Just taking a glance at him he looks 184-185cm His proportions are just like mine . Weak Tall guy.
mike said on 26/Sep/14
I'd give him 6ft 0.75in 185 cm.
teej said 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 said 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 said 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 said 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.
rabdomblackguy86 said 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
said 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 said 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 said on 7/Aug/14
He looks around 2 inches shorter then ben affleck.
grizz said 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 said 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 said 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 said 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 said 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 said on 3/Jul/14
DC lists Superman as 6'3" and lists Batman as 6'2".
Bill Finger said on 3/Jul/14
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.
Isa said 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 said on 22/Jun/14
I didn't notice his height. I was too busy staring at his pretty face and that awesome body
Sam said 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 said on 8/Jun/14
Costner looks taller near cavill than near pine
Sean said on 7/Jun/14
Eyebrow and hair color don't always match up, like in the case of nearly every blond haired person.
BILL said 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.
said 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
Nick B 1993 said 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 said on 14/May/14
@Nick He's not dark!! His hair's dyed!
Nick B 1993
said 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?!
said 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 said 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 said 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 said 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 said 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.
said 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 said 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 said 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.
Anon183 said 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.
TripMcneal said 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 said on 23/Jan/14
6'1" is a joke. 6'0" is right on the money.
Bundy said 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 said on 20/Jan/14
6ft4?!? My lord !!! Next we'll be hearing the new batman is 6'7...
Editor Rob said 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 said 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 said 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 said 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 said on 2/Jan/14
He looked much taller than this is Man of Steel, thought he'd be about 6'3".
TripMcneal said 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 said 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.