Orlando Bloom

Actor / Model (person) | * 01/13/1977 (44) | Canterbury, Kent, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Copeland Bloom (born 13 January 1977) is an English actor. He made his breakthrough as the character Legolas in The Lord of the Rings film series, a role he reprised in The Hobbit film series. He gained further notice appearing in epic fantasy, historical, and adventure films, notably as Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. Bloom appeared in Hollywood films such as Paris in Troy (2004) and Balian de Ibelin in Kingdom of Heaven (2005). He stars in the Amazon Prime Video series Carnival Row (2019–present). He made his professional stage debut in In Celebration at the Duke of York's Theatre in the West End in 2007 and starred in a Broadway adaption of Romeo and Juliet in 2013. In 2009, Bloom was named a UNICEF Goodwill Amba... ()
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Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom is an English actor. He had his break-through roles in 2001 as the elf-prince Legolas in The Lord of the Rings and starting in 2003 as blacksmith Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy of films, and subsequently established himself as a lead in Hollywood films, including Elizabethtown and Kingdom of Heaven. He appeared in the ensemble film New York, I Love You, and will have roles in Sympathy for Delicious and Main Street. Bloom made his professional stage debut in West End's In Celebration at the Duke of York's Theatre, St. Martin's Lane, which ended its run on 15 September 2007.Orlando Bloom was born in Canterbury, Kent, England. His mother, Sonia Constance Josephine (née Copeland), was born in the British section of Kolkata, India, the daughter of Betty Constance Josephine Walker and Francis John Copeland, who was a physician and surgeon. During his childhood, Bloom was told that his father was his mother's husband, South African-born Jewish anti-Apartheid novelist Harry Saul Bloom; but when he was thirteen (nine years after Harry's death), Bloom's mother revealed to him that his biological father was actually Colin Stone, his mother's partner and family friend. Stone, the principal of the Concorde International language school, was made Orlando Bloom's legal guardian after Harry Bloom's death. Bloom, who is named after the 16th century composer Orlando Gibbons, has one sister, Samantha Bloom, who was born in 1975.Bloom's first appearance on the screen was as a rent boy in the 1997 film Wilde, he had a small part. Two days after graduating from Guildhall in 1999, he was cast in his first major role, playing Legolas in The Lord of the Rings (2001–2003). He had originally auditioned for the part of Faramir, who doesn't appear until the second movie but the director, Peter Jackson, cast him as Legolas instead.Bloom met American actress Kate Bosworth outside a coffee shop in 2002, where he was introduced to her by a mutual friend. He met her again at the premiere of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers later that year. The two had an "on-and-off relationship" from 2002 until splitting up in September 2006. In late 2007, Bloom began dating Australian model Miranda Kerr. The couple's engagement was announced on June 21, 2010.Bloom has said that he tries "not to exclude [himself] from real life as much as possible". He is a Manchester United fan and lives in London. During filming in Morocco for Kingdom of Heaven, Bloom rescued and adopted a dog, Sidi (a black Saluki mix with a white mark on his chest). Bloom is a practising Buddhist. In 2004, he became a full member of Soka Gakkai International, a lay Buddhist association affiliated with the teachings of Nichiren. Bloom has also been a part of Global Green, an environmental company, since the early 2000s. As part of his environmental involvement, he has renovated his London home to use solar panels, incorporate recycled materials, and utilize energy efficient lightbulbs. Bloom has been approached by UNICEF to act as an international ambassador.

Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Fantasy | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Orlando Bloom

Jameson People's Choice Award for Best Actor Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Jameson People's Choice Award for Best Actor

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Movies with Orlando Bloom as Actor(60)

as himself2019 And We Go Green
as CPT. Benjamin D. Keating2019 The Outpost
as Malky2017 Romans
as Jack Alcott2017 Unlocked
as JuJu Pepe2017 Tour de Pharmacy
as Danny Stratton2017 S.M.A.R.T. Chase
as Ben2015 Digging for Fire
as Romeo2014 Romeo and Juliet
as Brian Epkeen2013 Zulu
as The Stain2011 Sympathy for Delicious
as Dr. Martin Blake2011 The Good Doctor
as Duke of Buckingham2011 The Three Musketeers
as Harris Parker2010 Main Street
as David Cooler (segment "Shunji Iwai")2008 New York, I Love You
as Auguste Berneau (voice)2006 The Armenian Genocide
as himself2006 The Path to Redemption
as Balian de Ibelin2005 Kingdom of Heaven
as Drew Baylor2005 Elizabethtown
as Shy2004 Haven
as himself2004 The Passing of an Age
as himself2004 Weta Digital
as Jimmy Connelly2004 The Calcium Kid
as Paris2004 Troy
as himself2004 Designing Middle-Earth
as Self - Legolas2003 Weta Digital
as himself2003 Weta Workshop
as Joseph Byrne2003 Ned Kelly
as Legolas (archive footage) (uncredited)2002 J.R.R. Tolkien: Creator of Middle-Earth
as Self - Legolas2002 The Fellowship of the Cast
as Self - Legolas2002 From Book to Script
as Self - Legolas2002 Cameras in Middle-Earth
as Legolas2002 Scale
as himself2001 Quest for the Ring
as Todd Blackburn2001 Black Hawk Down
as Rent Boy1997 Wilde

TV Shows/Series with Orlando Bloom as Actor(22)

as Prince Harry (voice)2021 The Prince
as Rycroft "Philo" Philostrate2019 Carnival Row
as Tom2016 Easy
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as himself2005 Extras
as (uncredited)1999 Smack the Pony
1998 TRL
as Noel Harrison1986 Casualty
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Movies with Orlando Bloom as Crew(3)

Production/Executive Producer2014 The Greasy Hands Preachers
Production/Producer2011 The Good Doctor
Production/Co-Producer2004 Haven

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Orlando Bloom
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Thursday, 01/13 1977 (January) in Canterbury, Kent, England (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 44 years + 255 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Fine Arts College, St Edmund's School
Employer: UNICEF
Spouses (current/former): Miranda Kerr
Children: Flynn Bloom, Daisy Dove Bloom
Other names for Orlando Bloom (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"ออร์แลนโด บลูม"
"Орландо Блум"
"أورلاندو بلوم"
"올랜도 블룸"
"Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom"
"Ορλάντο Μπλουμ"
Orlando Bloom frequently works together with these people:
Peter Jackson (44x, Crew)
Michael Pellerin (32x, Crew)
Billy Boyd (21x, Actor)
Ian McKellen (20x, Actor)
Elijah Wood (20x, Actor)
Dominic Monaghan (20x, Actor)
Sean Astin (19x, Actor)
Viggo Mortensen (18x, Actor)
Barrie M. Osborne (18x, Crew)
John Rhys-Davies (16x, Actor)
Alan Lee (16x, Actor)
Will Ferrell (12x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:351, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 08/28/2021