Orlando Bloom

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Date of Birth January 13, 1977
Place of Birth Canterbury, England
Age 44 years old
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Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Copeland Bloom 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 acclaim by appearing in epic fantasy, historical, and adventure films, most notably as Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. Bloom subsequently established himself as a leading man in Hollywood films, with roles such as Paris in Troy and Balian de Ibelin in Kingdom of Heaven. He currently stars in the Amazon Prime Video series Carnival Row. 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 Ambassador. In 2015 he received the BAFTA Britannia Humanitarian Award.

Born: Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom, January 13, 1977, Canterbury, Kent, England
Residence: London, England, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Education: Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Occupation: Actor, UNICEF ambassador
Years active: 1994–present
Partner(s): Katy Perry (2016–present, engaged)
Children: 1
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About Orlando Bloom

Best known for playing Legolas in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films and Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean series. He has also appeared in such films as Troy, Kingdom of Heaven, and New York, I Love You. In 2019, he began starring in Amazon's neo-noir series Carnival Row.

Before Fame

He and his sister participated in poetry and Bible reading competitions while growing up. He was brought up as a member of the Church of England.

Achievement

He was named a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2009.

Family Life

After his mother's husband, the anti-Apartheid novelist Harry Saul Bloom, died, his mother told him that his real father was family friend Colin Stone. He dated his Elizabethtown co-star Kirsten Dunst in 2005. He had a son named Flynn with model Miranda Kerr, whom he was married to from 2010 to 2013. He got engaged to pop star Katy Perry in 2019.

Associations

He co-starred with Colin Firth in the 2010 drama Main Street.

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Latest information about Orlando Bloom updated on January 16, 2021.

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