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Birth information

13 January 1977 Canterbury, Kent, England, UK

Given Name

Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom

Nickname

Orli
OB

How tall is Orlando Bloom?

1.8 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Miranda Kerr

Life Story of Orlando Bloom

Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom was born in Canterbury, Kent, England on January 13, 1977. His mother, Sonia Constance Josephine (Copeland), was born in Kolkata, India, to an English family then-resident there. The man he first knew as his father, Harry Bloom, was a legendary political activist who fought for civil rights in South Africa. But Harry died of a stroke when Orlando was only four years old. After that, Orlando and his older sister, Samantha Bloom, were raised by their mother and family friend, Colin Stone. When Orlando was 13, Sonia revealed to him that Colin is actually the biological father of Orlando and his sister; the two were conceived after an agreement by his parents, since Harry, who suffered a stroke in 1975, was unable to have children.

Orlando attended St. Edmund's School in Canterbury but struggled in many courses because of dyslexia. He did embrace the arts, however, and enjoyed pottery, photography and sculpturing. He also participated in school plays and was active at his local theater. As a teen, Orlando landed his first job: he was a clay trapper at a pigeon shooting range. Encouraged by his mother, he and his sister began studying...

Significant features of Orlando Bloom

Often cast in historical or fantasy-based "costume epic" roles (Kingdom ofHeaven, The Lord of the Rings, Troy, Pirates of the Caribbean)
Often plays experts in weaponry, whether they be swordsmen (the Pirates of the Caribbean films) or archers (the Lord of...

How much money has Orlando Bloom earned?

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) $175,000
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) $175,000
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) $175,000
Kingdom of Heaven (2005) ...

Publications and Magazines about Orlando Bloom

Robert Steele Orlando Bloom. 2004
Terri Dougherty Orlando Bloom. 2005
Peter Boer Orlando Bloom. 2005
Kay Barnham Orlando Bloom. 2005
A.C. Parfitt Orlando Bloom The Biography: The Amazing True Story Of Britain's Hottest New Star. 2004
Heather Kranenburg Lovin' Bloom: The Unauthorized Story of Orlando Bloom. 2004

What movies did Orlando Bloom play or participate?

Producers Filmography
The Greasy Hands Preachers (2014) , The Good Doctor (2011) , Haven (2004) ,
Actors Filmography
Needle in a Timestack , The Outpost (2019) First Lt Benjamin Keating, Carnival Row (2019) Rycroft Philostrate, S.M.A.R.T. Chase (2017) Danny Stratton, Tour de Pharmacy (2017) Juju Pepe, Romans (2017) Malky, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) Will Turner, Unlocked (2017) Jack Alcott, Easy (2016) Tom / Husband, Digging for Fire (2015) Ben, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) Legolas, Romeo and Juliet...

Birth information

13 January 1977 Canterbury, Kent, England, UK

Given Name

Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom

Nickname

Orli
OB

How tall is Orlando Bloom?

1.8 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Miranda Kerr

Life Story of Orlando Bloom

Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom was born in Canterbury, Kent, England on January 13, 1977. His mother, Sonia Constance Josephine (Copeland), was born in Kolkata, India, to an English family then-resident there. The man he first knew as his father, Harry Bloom, was a legendary political activist who fought for civil rights in South Africa. But Harry died of a stroke when Orlando was only four years old. After that, Orlando and his older sister, Samantha Bloom, were raised by their mother and family friend, Colin Stone. When Orlando was 13, Sonia revealed to him that Colin is actually the biological father of Orlando and his sister; the two were conceived after an agreement by his parents, since Harry, who suffered a stroke in 1975, was unable to have children.

Orlando attended St. Edmund's School in Canterbury but struggled in many courses because of dyslexia. He did embrace the arts, however, and enjoyed pottery, photography and sculpturing. He also participated in school plays and was active at his local theater. As a teen, Orlando landed his first job: he was a clay trapper at a pigeon shooting range. Encouraged by his mother, he and his sister began studying...

Significant features of Orlando Bloom

Often cast in historical or fantasy-based "costume epic" roles (Kingdom ofHeaven, The Lord of the Rings, Troy, Pirates of the Caribbean)
Often plays experts in weaponry, whether they be swordsmen (the Pirates of the Caribbean films) or archers (the Lord of...

How much money has Orlando Bloom earned?

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) $175,000
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) $175,000
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) $175,000
Kingdom of Heaven (2005) ...

Publications and Magazines about Orlando Bloom

Robert Steele Orlando Bloom. 2004
Terri Dougherty Orlando Bloom. 2005
Peter Boer Orlando Bloom. 2005
Kay Barnham Orlando Bloom. 2005
A.C. Parfitt Orlando Bloom The Biography: The Amazing True Story Of Britain's Hottest New Star. 2004
Heather Kranenburg Lovin' Bloom: The Unauthorized Story of Orlando Bloom. 2004

What movies did Orlando Bloom play or participate?

Producers Filmography
The Greasy Hands Preachers (2014) , The Good Doctor (2011) , Haven (2004) ,
Actors Filmography
Needle in a Timestack , The Outpost (2019) First Lt Benjamin Keating, Carnival Row (2019) Rycroft Philostrate, S.M.A.R.T. Chase (2017) Danny Stratton, Tour de Pharmacy (2017) Juju Pepe, Romans (2017) Malky, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) Will Turner, Unlocked (2017) Jack Alcott, Easy (2016) Tom / Husband, Digging for Fire (2015) Ben, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) Legolas, Romeo and Juliet...

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Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne in Carnival Row (2019)

During the filming for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), he fell off his horse and broke one of his ribs.

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Orlando Bloom in Carnival Row (2019)

Chosen as one of Teen People magazine's "25 Hottest Stars Under 25" (2002).

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Orlando Bloom in Carnival Row (2019)

Won the award at the 2002 Empire Awards for "Best Debut".

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Orlando Bloom, Jan Thijs, and Cara Delevingne in Carnival Row (2019)

Underwent a great deal of training with knives, horseback riding, canoeing and archery before his role as Legolas.

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Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne in Carnival Row (2019)

According to Screensavers.com, Orlando Bloom replaced Britney Spears at the top of the website's celebrity download index in January 2004.

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Orlando Bloom in Carnival Row (2019)

Website Ananova.com chose him as the sexiest actor in Britain (2004).

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Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne in Carnival Row (2019)

One of People magazine's "Hottest Bachelors" in 2004.

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Orlando Bloom in Carnival Row (2019)

His cousin, the photographer/director Sebastian Copeland, is Brigitte Nielsen's ex-husband.

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Orlando Bloom in Carnival Row (2019)

He made archery a very popular sport in the United Kingdom. Many youngsters saw him with a bow in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and decided to join archery schools.

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Orlando Bloom in Carnival Row (2019)

Chosen as Teen People magazine's #1 Hottie for the October 2004 issue.

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Orlando Bloom in Carnival Row (2019)

Chosen as the sexiest male movie star by Empire magazine. Overall, he was 3rd; ahead of him were Keira Knightley (1st) and Angelina Jolie (2nd). [September 2004]

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Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne in Carnival Row (2019)

He used to be a vegetarian, but he had to go back to eating meat when he was filming The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001).

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Orlando Bloom in Carnival Row (2019)

Named as one of nine "off the charts" sexy superstars by People magazine in 2004, along with Jake Gyllenhaal, Usher Raymond, Colin Farrell, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis and Johnny Depp.

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Orlando Bloom and Jamie Harris in Carnival Row (2019)

Was visited by Baroness, Maria Von Ritchie Lopez during filming of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003).

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Orlando Bloom in Carnival Row (2019)

Received a great amount of "stage combat" training while at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (as part of the drama program in conjunction with the British Academy of Stage and Theatre Combat), which helped prepare him a great deal in the characters he has chosen to play, that fight with swords, bows and knives.

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Orlando Bloom in Der Herr der Ringe: Die Gefährten (2001)

Has received an invitation to join the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) in Stratford Upon Avon, which he plans to do in the near future when he has some time off from working on film. His goal is to perform "Hamlet" on the Swan stage (RSC main), one of Shakespeare's most challenging works.

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Has an older sister: Samantha Bloom.

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Attended and graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1999.

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Orlando Bloom in Unlocked (2017)

Wears a replica of the One Ring that says "To wherever it may lead." It was given to him by one of the makeup artists on the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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Orlando Bloom and Noomi Rapace in Unlocked (2017)

Is "mildly dyslexic".

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Orlando Bloom and Noomi Rapace in Unlocked (2017)

Has three A-Levels. One A in Art, one A in Photography and one C in Religious Studies.

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Orlando Bloom in Unlocked (2017)

His first car was a dark green VW Golf that cost £160.

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Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley in Pirates of the Caribbean - Fluch der Karibik 2 (2006)

His first job was as a clay trapper at a pigeon shooting range when he was 13.

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Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley in Pirates of the Caribbean - Fluch der Karibik 2 (2006)

First concert he attended was in Canterbery watching Jamiroquai.

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Is a supporter of the English football team Manchester United.

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Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley in Pirates of the Caribbean - Fluch der Karibik 2 (2006)

He used to smoke, but quit in 2002, which started making him bite his nails instead.

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Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley in Pirates of the Caribbean - Fluch der Karibik 2 (2006)

Was listed as a potential nominee on both the 2005 and 2006 Razzie Award nominating ballots. He was suggested in the Worst Supporting Actor category on the 2005 ballot for his performance in the film Troy (2004). And he was suggested again the next year in the Worst Actor category for his performances in the films Elizabethtown (2005) and Kingdom of Heaven (2005). He failed to receive either nomination.

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Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley in Pirates of the Caribbean - Fluch der Karibik 2 (2006)

Ranked 76 on VH1's 100 Hottest Hotties.

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Is 18 months younger than Judy Greer but still plays her older brother in Elizabethtown (2005).

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(September 5, 2006) Split with girlfriend Kate Bosworth.

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Voted #4 in Elle (France) magazine's "15 Sexiest Men" poll. [June 2006]

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David Bailie and Orlando Bloom in Pirates of the Caribbean - Fluch der Karibik 2 (2006)

Voted to be on the top 10 list of worst autograph signers by "Autograph Collector" magazine. [October 2003]

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Orlando Bloom in Pirates of the Caribbean - Fluch der Karibik 2 (2006)

Is one of only three actors who appear in two of the seven movies that grossed over one billion dollars in the box office: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006). The others are Johnny Depp and Bernard Hill.

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Was involved in a minor car collision in Hollywood on October 12, 2007. His childhood friend was hospitalized with a minor neck injury.

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Lee Arenberg and Orlando Bloom in Pirates of the Caribbean - Fluch der Karibik 2 (2006)

(2007/08) Nomination for London Newcomer of the Year, for his theatre role in "In Celebration", Theatregoers' Choice Awards.

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Orlando Bloom in Pirates of the Caribbean - Fluch der Karibik 2 (2006)

Was named Empire magazine's #21 in the list of 100 Sexiest Stars.

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Orlando Bloom in Pirates of the Caribbean - Fluch der Karibik 2 (2006)

Gets name-checked in the theme song to the Disney Channel series Hannah Montana (2006) when Hannah sings, "Is that Orlando Bloom?".

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Orlando Bloom in Pirates of the Caribbean - Fluch der Karibik 2 (2006)

(February 21, 2008) Boyfriend of Miranda Kerr.

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Orlando Bloom in Pirates of the Caribbean - Fluch der Karibik 2 (2006)

(June 16, 2009) Was involved in a car collision in Los Angeles, which occurred a few miles from his 2007 car collision.

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