Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom was born in Canterbury, Kent, England, on January 13, 1977. He is known as an actor from England. Orlando has a sister who also works as an actor, Samantha Bloom, who was born in 1975.
His mother, Sonia Constance Josephine Copeland, born in Calcutta, India, and all the knowledge Bloom, his father was a South African-born Jewish lawyer Harry Saul Bloom. But when he was growing up and after the death of Harry, his mother later admitted that his biological father was actually Colin Stone Bloom, who was a friend of the family.
Bloom successfully graduated from St Edmund's School in Canterbury despite suffering from dyslexia. In 1993, he moved to London and joined the National Youth Theatre, spending time studying there until 2 seasons and won a scholarship to continue his studies at the British American Drama Academy. After playing in her film debut in 1997, Bloom then entered Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where he learned about the role of art, sculpture and photography.
In 1998, Bloom had an accident that caused a broken spine, he fell from the third floor of an apartment building. At that time, Bloom was told that there was a possibility he could not walk anymore. However, Bloom proves that he could completely healed and able to walk out of the hospital with her legs 12 days after that.
Bloom first met Kate Bosworth outside a coffee shop. Some time later, he was introduced again on her by a friend. Then he met again with Kate in the show premiere of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. The two actors were dating until later decided to split up temporarily in 2005. However, on 5 September 2006, several sources reported that the young couple officially parted ways again.
Since then, a series of name-jodohkan dijodoh actress with her. There are even dating sites that match? Bloom with Britney Spears, since the young singer's divorce from Kevin Federline. Bloom also had digossipkan being close to Naomi Harris, who plays Tia Dalma in Pirates of The Caribbean. Later, Orlando Bloom digossipkan being close to Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt's ex-wife. However, both denied the rumors and said that they were friends.
Apart from being an actor, Bloom is also an environmental activist. Since the early 2000's, he joined the Global Green. As an environmental activist, Bloom tried to do everything with environmental considerations, such as renovating the house that he bought in London that has a solar panel (solar), to recycle goods and efficient use of electricity. Not only cares about the environment, Bloom is also concerned about the children. He quite often participate in social events for children. Reportedly, UNICEF had invited this handsome guy to be one of their international ambassador on a mission to somewhere in the region of Southeast Asia.
Bloom has a tattoo bearing the word "nine" in letters elves (fairies) in his right wrist as a sign of his participation in the film The Lord of the Rings. Reportedly, based on ideas from Bloom, another character actor Fellowship (except John Rhys-Davies) get the same tattoo. Because of that tattoo, Bloom should cover it for another film work. He also has a tattoo shaped like a sun on the bottom left of his belly.
Orlando Bloom is a fan of English soccer team Manchester United. In addition, he also environmentalists and its contents, including the animals. At the time of making the film Kingdom of Heaven in Morocco, Bloom rescue and adopt a black Saluki dog with white markings on his chest, the dog he named Sidi. In 2004, he was reported to be an official member of Soka Gakkai International, a Buddhist in the teachings of Nichiren Daishonin. Bloom has confirmed it in an interview with Details magazine.
Bloom began acting professionally from a role on an episode of the TV drama Casualty, and then get his first film debut in Wilde (1997), with opposite Stephen Fry.
His name began to rise since the early 2000's, after playing Legolas in the movie trilogy The Lord of the Rings, and ensuring itself as one of the main actors in Hollywood blockbuster films such as Troy, Elizabethtown and Kingdom of Heaven. Bloom also involved in independent film Haven.
Bloom has also successfully played Will Turner in the three films Pirates of the Caribbean: Pirates of the Caribbean: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. The success of this young actor continued when he started his professional debut in the theater, in a play called In Celebration
- 2007 EVEREST: A CLIMB FOR PEACE
- 2007 PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD'S END
- LOVE AND OTHER 2006 Disasters
- 2006 HAVEN
- 2006 PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST
- 2005 THE CALCIUM KID
- 2005 ELIZABETHTOWN
- 2005 KINGDOM OF HEAVEN
- 2004 TROY
- 2004 NED KELLY
- 2003 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING
- 2003 PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL
- 2002 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS
- 2001 BLACK HAWK DOWN
- 2001 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING
- 1998 WILDE