Orlando Bloom

        Orlando Bloom was born in Canterbury, Kent. At 16, he moved to London where he joined the National Youth Theatre for two seasons and then gained a scholarship to train with the British  American Drama Academy. On completion of his scholarship, Bloom played the lead in "A Walk in the Vienna Woods." Bloom's screen debut was in the feature film Wilde. He was then accepted to Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, and chose to put his screen career on hold for the opportunity to further his education. During his time at Guildhall, Bloom performed in the productions "Little Me," "A Month in the City," "Peer Gynt," "Mephisto," "Twelfth Night," "Trojan Women," "The Seagull," Three Sisters," "Recruiting Officer," "Antigone," "Uncle Vanya," "A Night Out" and "Mystery Plays."  After graduating from Guildhall, Bloom performed in the television series "Midsomer Murders."  Bloom makes his major feature film debut in The Fellowship of The Ring.

Quick Info
Name: Orlando Bloom
Nickname: Orli
Birthday: January 13th l977
Place of birth: Canterbury, Kent
Height: 5'11"
Hair Color: dark brown
Eye Color: dark brown
Hobbies: sky diving, bungee jumping, paragliding, surfing and snowboarding.
Education: Spent two years at the National Youth Theatre and attended
the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Pet: dog named Maude
Football Team: Manchester United
Tattoos: one in that says "Nine" in Elven writing (which the rest of the Fellowship in LOTR also got), and another one of a sun on his torso
Other: he smokes :(


"Basically, I can say that I came to acting because of the women."

On Legolas: "he's quite a cool little dude, really."

Orlando at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival

Biography thanks to the official Lord of the Rings movie site.
Quick Info thanks to Bloomin' Marvelous , TheOneRing.net and Internet Movie Database.
Pic thanks to the Internet Movie Database.