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Orlando Bloom was born in Canterbury, Kent, England on January 13, 1977. The man he briefly 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 ... See full bio »

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 2014 LEGO the Hobbit: The Video Game (Video Game)
Legolas Greenleaf (voice)
 2014 Romeo and Juliet
Romeo
 2011 LA Phil Live (TV Series)
Romeo
- Dudamel Conducts Tchaikovsky (2011) ... Romeo
 2010 Sympathy for Delicious
The Stain
 2007 Bloopers of the Caribbean (Video short)
Will Turner (uncredited)
 2006 Bloopers of the Caribbean (Video short)
Will Turner (uncredited)
 2006 Extras (TV Series)
Orlando Bloom
 2004/I Haven
Shy
 2004 Troy
Paris
 2003 Blooper Reel (Video short)
Will Turner (uncredited)
 2000 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Peter Drinkwater
- Judgement Day (2000) ... Peter Drinkwater
 1999 Smack the Pony (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1999) ... (uncredited)
 1998 The Ben Elton Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... (uncredited)
 1997 Wilde
Rent Boy
 1994-1996 Casualty (TV Series)
Noel Harrison
- Made in Britain (1996) ... Noel Harrison (uncredited)
- Another Day in Paradise (1996) ... Noel Harrison
- Care in the Community (1994) ... (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Public service announcement for The ONE Campaign [www.one.org] (2005). See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Print Biographies | 6 Interviews | 14 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 41 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

For a young actor like me to have the oportunity to work with the genre of actors and directors on 'Lord Of The Rings' is unbelievable. There was no, should I should I not. It was like, where do I sign up! It was just bonkers. It was like here, have a life. See more »

Trivia:

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 ... See more »

Trademark:

Often cast in historical or fantasy based "costume epic" type roles (Kingdom of Heaven, Lord of the Rings, Troy, Pirates of the Caribbean). See more »

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Capricorn

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