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Orlando Bloom

Orlando Bloom

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom

Birth Date :

January 13, 1977

Birth Place :

Canterbury, Kent, England, UK

Spouse :

Miranda Kerr (supermodel, since 22-Jul-10, separated)

Claim to fame :

As Legolas in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy

Biography


Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom was born in Canterbury, Kent, England on January 13, 1977. His father Harry Bloom, was a Professor of Law at the University of Kent and also a legendary political activist who fought for civil rights in South Africa, whereas, his mother Sonia C. J. Copeland, was a businesswoman and writer who ran a language school for foreign students. When Orlando was only four years old, Harry died of stroke that he and his older sister Samantha were raised by their mother and family friend, Colin Stone, who Sonia revealed to the 13-year-old Orlando as his biological father.

Orlando first enrolled at the St. Edmunds School in Canterbury, but struggled in many courses because of dyslexia. He did good in the arts, however, and enjoyed pottery, photography and sculpturing, and he also participated in particular school plays and was active at his local theater. Landed his very first job as a clay trapper at a pigeon shooting range, her mother encouraged him and his sister to begin studying poetry and prose and eventually giving readings at Kent Festival. Later on both siblings approved Sonia's suggestion and thanked her that they could favorably win many poetry and Bible reciting competitions.

Latest News


Orlando Bloom Shoots Down Selena Gomez Dating Rumors

October 24, 2014 07:01:51 GMT

shot down rumors which said he's dating . When he touched down at LAX on Wednesday, October 22, a cameraman asked the 37-year-old actor about the rumors as he made his way to a waiting car.
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Selena Gomez Fuels Dating Rumors With Orlando Bloom After Being Spotted at LAX

October 22, 2014 05:04:32 GMT

has fueled dating rumors with after they were spotted at LAX just several feet apart from one another on Monday, October 20. The rumors came after Selena reportedly split from her on-and-off boyfriend, . Selena and Orlando were believed to be heading to the We Day event in Canada.
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Orlando Bloom Wants to Return in 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5'

September 08, 2014 06:20:30 GMT

is open to return to the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise. The actor revealed during an appearance at Oz Comic Con over the weekend that he might join and in "".
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Michael Douglas and Orlando Bloom Join Thriller 'Unlocked'

September 08, 2014 02:56:27 GMT

and are on board a thriller directed by 007 film helmer Michael Apted. It has been announced at the Toronto International Film Festival that the actors are slated to join in "".
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Orlando Bloom on Justin Bieber Fight: Everyone Says I'm Their Hero

August 02, 2014 02:07:01 GMT

has become everyone's hero following an alleged brawl with during their Spanish holiday a few days ago. As reported by Mirror, the Legolas depicter in "The Lord of The Rings" trilogy and "The Hobbit" movies has commented on the confrontation, saying, "Everyone keeps telling me I'm their hero."
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Video: Stephen Colbert Mocks Justin Bieber and Orlando Bloom's Scuffle

August 01, 2014 07:57:09 GMT

covered the news of and 's fight during the latest episode of his "Late Show" on CBS. True to his comedic roots, the funnyman added a hysterical twist to the news that dominated chatters on the internet recently.
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Orlando Bloom and Erica Packer Seen Hugging After Ibiza Fight

August 01, 2014 02:14:11 GMT

was caught on camera hanging out with Erica Packer in Spain following his alleged fight with . In some photos obtained by Daily Mail, a shirtless Bloom was seen being hugged by Packer, who happens to be the ex-wife of 's alleged boyfriend James Packer, when they were on a yacht. The pair appeared to have been enjoying their time with two other friends during the Thursday, July 31 outing.
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Justin Bieber Mocks Orlando Bloom With Crying Photo After Fight in Ibiza

July 31, 2014 02:18:35 GMT

fuels reports of his alleged feud with with an Instagram photo featuring the ex-husband of weeping as if he's crying. The Canadian superstar posted the picture on Wednesday, July 30 without any caption after a video of Bloom confronting him surfaced on Internet.
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Video: Justin Bieber and Orlando Bloom Involved in Scuffle in Ibiza

July 30, 2014 03:19:31 GMT

had a fight with in Ibiza, Spain on early Wednesday morning, August 30. In a video obtained by TMZ, the British actor was seen confronting the Canadian singer in Cipriani restaurant, which was packed with other stars, including , and , at the time.
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Selena Gomez Spotted With Orlando Bloom in L.A.

April 28, 2014 09:14:12 GMT

and enjoyed some time together at 's concert in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 26. In a photo obtained by TMZ, Gomez can be seen wearing a black dress while the actor sported a blue jacket over a gray t-shirt. When photographers saw them, the Legolas depicter in "" left immediately.
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MTV Movie Awards 2014: 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Wins Movie of the Year

April 14, 2014 04:10:49 GMT

The live telecast of the 23rd annual MTV Movie Awards just ended with the crowning of "" as Movie of the Year. presented the top prize after and performed "" soundtrack.
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MTV Movie Awards 2014: Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence Win Best Male and Female Stars

April 14, 2014 03:09:50 GMT

"" cast members won big at the 23rd annual MTV Movie Awards. and were named Best Male and Female Performance. Announcing the award were "" ladies, , , , and .
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Orlando Bloom Gets His Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

April 03, 2014 04:42:09 GMT

has been honored with the 2,521st star on Hollywood Walk of Fame. The star of "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy attended the unveiling ceremony on Wednesday, April 2 with his 3-year-old son Flynn. The single father sported a blue suit at the event while Flynn donned a striped shirt and jeans. In addition to his parents, Bloom was supported by "" co-star and "Romeo and Juliet" director David Leveaux.
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Lindsay Lohan Alleged Past Lovers Include Ashton Kutcher, Orlando Bloom

March 19, 2014 14:09:18 GMT

Earlier this month, In Touch Weekly revealed in its issue a list of famous names that allegedly had bedded. The handwritten list was blurred in some of the names for legal reasons, mainly because many of them were not single at that time of courtship with Lohan.
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Orlando Bloom Reportedly Dating Actress Nora Arnezeder

January 30, 2014 07:59:53 GMT

apparently has found a new love after splitting from last year. The Legolas depicter in "" reportedly is dating French actress Nora Arnezeder. According to Daily Mail, the actor was seen at the Roger Room in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, January 28.
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Orlando Bloom Still Believes in Love After Splitting From Miranda Kerr

December 18, 2013 03:31:03 GMT

dishes on his view about love and being full frontal for his upcoming movie in an interview with Elle magazine. The actor, who plays elf-prince Legolas in his most-recent movie "", says in the January issue that he still believes in love after splitting from wife .
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'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Cast Hits Black Carpet of L.A. Premiere

December 03, 2013 07:12:58 GMT

The stars of "" turned up at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Monday night, December 2 for the movie premiere. , who reprises his "Lord of the Rings" role as Legolas, was among those who arrived first.
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Orlando Bloom Blames Busy Schedules for Miranda Kerr Split

November 08, 2013 08:56:19 GMT

opened up about separation from in a new interview with Rita Braver for CBS' "Sunday Morning". In the interview, the Legolas of "" blamed his and Miranda's packed schedules for their split.
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Orlando Bloom Says He and Miranda Kerr Will Remain a 'Family'

October 26, 2013 02:00:24 GMT

said that he and would remain a family although they decided to split. The actor, who is currently starring on Broadway play "Romeo and Juliet", was spotted stepping out of his apartment in New York on Friday, October 26. Sporting casual clothing which consisted of jacket, pants and cap, the 36-year-old actor held a script as he walked to a waiting car.
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Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr Announce Separation

October 25, 2013 07:46:36 GMT

and have decided to end their marriage. A representative for Orlando delivers the news in a statement to E! News, saying, "In a joint statement, Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr have announced that they have been amicably separated for the past few months."
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Video: Orlando Bloom Bids Adieu to Legolas With 'They Are Taking the Hobbits to Isengard'

July 01, 2013 02:25:07 GMT

has done filming his part for "The Hobbit: There and Back Again". To mark the occasion, Peter Jackson took to Facebook to post a goofy video in which the actor, the Legolas depicter, is featured singing along to "They're Taking the Hobbits to Isengard", the 2006 fan-made online sensation.
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Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Among 2014 Hollywood Walk of Fame Honorees

June 21, 2013 07:45:20 GMT

As got her star on Hollywood Walk of Fame June 20, future recipients of the prestigious honor were announced. and would be among those who get their stars on the sidewalk along the Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street next year.
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Disney Channel Cancels 'Good Luck Charlie' After Four Seasons

June 12, 2013 01:53:07 GMT

Disney Channel is ready to send "" off. The network announces that it will not continue production on the successful show after its fourth season, which premiered last April.
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Teaser Trailer for 'Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug' Sees Gigantic Dragon and Orlando Bloom's Legolas

June 12, 2013 01:39:37 GMT

Peter Jackson finally debuts teaser trailer for "". For fans' viewing pleasure, the video includes highly-anticipated appearances from as Legolas, his iconic role in "The Lord of the Rings" films, as well as the titular dragon, voiced by "" villain .
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'Zulu' Closes Cannes Festival, Stars Orlando Bloom and Forest Whitaker Attend the Premiere

May 27, 2013 06:02:07 GMT

The 2013 Cannes Film Festival wrapped up on Sunday, May 26, with the screening of out-of-competition film "". and showed up at the premiere of their latest film held at the Palais des Festivals in South of France. Both actors looked dapper in their suits and bowties for the event.
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Orlando Bloom Set to Make Broadway Debut in 'Romeo and Juliet'

April 02, 2013 03:11:38 GMT

is going to make his debut on Broadway. The Legolas of "Lord of the Rings" movie series is officially cast as the male lead in a new stage adaptation of classic romance "". Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad will be his Juliet.
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Miranda Kerr's 'Ringless Hand' Photo Fuels Rumors of Split With Orlando Bloom

January 02, 2013 07:51:29 GMT

sparked marriage split rumors once again after posting a picture of her ring-less ring finger. The 29-year-old Victoria's Secret model and wife of tweeted the said image on December 31 which showed her left hand without her wedding ring. She captioned the photo with the lines, "Good morning xxx."
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First Look at Legolas and Bard in 'Hobbit: There and Back Again'

December 07, 2012 02:53:48 GMT

Days before "" opens Stateside, fans of the movie are treated to a very first image of the final installment of the trilogy, "The Hobbit: There and Back Again". Courtesy of Entertainment Weekly, the picture uncovers the first look at and .
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Orlando Bloom Wants to Come Back to 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Franchise

October 10, 2011 08:31:45 GMT

has made an admission that he wants to return to the "Pirates of the Caribbean" film franchise. The actor who plays Will Turner in the -starring movie series has passed on the fourth installment and now he confessed that he misses to work with Captain Jack Sparrow and co. again.
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Orlando Bloom Confident About Playing Younger Legolas in 'The Hobbit'

October 06, 2011 07:30:16 GMT

recently discussed about his forthcoming movie "". Speaking to Collider at a press junket for "" on Tuesday, October 4, the former "Pirates of Caribbean" actor shared some details about his character Legolas.
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