43 years old (Born on January 13, 1977)
English, Actor; He is famous from Legolas on The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.Has an older sister, Samantha Bloom. Found his dog, Sidi, while filming Kingdom of Heaven (2005). According to Screensavers.com, Orlando Bloom replaced Britney Spears at the top of the website's celebrity download index in January, 2004. October 2003 - voted to be on the top 10 list of worst autograph signers by "Autograph Collector" magazine. Underwent a great deal of training with knives, horseback riding, canoeing and archery before his role as Legolas.
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Fun Facts About Orlando Bloom
He won the 2002 MTV Movie Award for "Breakthrough Male."
Can speak French.
His first job was as a clay trapper at a pigeon shooting range when he was 13.
Was visited by Countess Seidy Maria Lopez during the filming of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) in New Zealand.
Amusingly enough, his 2000 guest appearance in the television show, "Midsomer Murders" (1997) references and discusses J.R.R. Tolkien's masterpiece "The Lord of the Rings" (Particularly "Lothlorien"), for which he was eventually cast (The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)).
Received a great amount of "stage combat" training while at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (as part of the drama program in conjunction with the British Academy of Stage and Theatre Combat), which helped prepare him a great deal in the characters he has chosen to play, that fight with swords, bows and knives.
One of People magazine's "Hottest Bachelors" in 2004.
Has three A-Levels. One A in Art, one A in Photography and one C in Religious Studies.
Graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (1999)
He used to be a vegetarian, but he had to go back to eating meat when he was filming The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001).
His cousin, the photographer/director Sebastian Copeland, is Brigitte Nielsen`s ex-husband.
Is "mildly dyslexic".
Chosen as the sexiest male movie star by Empire Magazine. Overall he was 3rd; ahead of him were Keira Knightley (1st) and Angelina Jolie (2nd). [September 2004]
Is 18 months younger than Judy Greer but still plays her big brother in Elizabethtown (2005).
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 nomination.
Ranked 76 on VH1's 100 Hottest Hotties.
Nomination for London Newcomer of the Year, for his theatre role in "In Celebration", Theatregoers' Choice Awards. [2007/08]
Named as one of nine "off the charts" sexy superstars by People Magazine in 2004, along with Jake Gyllenhaal, Usher Raymond, Colin Farrell, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, and Johnny Depp.
Was nominated with the entire The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) cast for "Best Ensemble Acting" at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Gets name-checked in the theme song to the Disney Channel TV series "Hannah Montana" (2006) when Hannah sings, "Is that Orlando Bloom?".
Is one of only two actors who appear in two of the three movies that grossed over one billion dollars in the box office: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006). The other is Bernard Hill.
During the filming for _Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The (2001)_, he fell off his horse and broke one of his ribs.
Learned to surf during the filming of the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy in New Zealand.
Split with girlfriend Kate Bosworth [September 5, 2006].
Web-site Ananova.com chose him as the sexiest actor in Britain. 
Chosen as Teen People's #1 Hottie for the October 2004 issue.
On People (USA) magazine's '50 Most Beautiful' list .
Was involved a minor car collision in Hollywood on October 12, 2007. His childhood friend was hospitalized with a minor neck injury.
Supports English football team Manchester United.
His favourite vegetable is spinach.
Chosen as one of Teen People Magazine's "25 Hottest Stars Under 25." 
Boyfriend of Miranda Kerr [February 21, 2008].
He made archery a very popular sport in the UK. Many youngsters saw him with a bow in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy and decided to join archery schools.
Was named Empire Magazine's #21 in the list of 100 Sexiest Stars.
Wears a replica of the One Ring that says "To wherever it may lead." It was given to him by one of the makeup artists on LOTR.
First concert he attended was in Canterbery watching Jamiroquai.
Voted #4 in Elle (France) Magazine's "15 Sexiest Men" poll (June 2007).
He used to smoke, but quit in 2002, which started making him bite his nails instead.
Won the award at the 2002 Empire Awards for "Best Debut."
His first car was a dark green VW Golf that costed u00a3160.
He has received an invitation to join the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) in Stratford Upon Avon, which he plans to do in the near future when he has some time off from working on film. His goal is to perform Hamlet on the Swan stage (RSC main), one of Shakespeare's most challenging works.
Originally auditioned to play the role of "Faramir" in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy but lost out on that role and was instead asked to play the role of Legolas.
Voted #1 star most women would like to kiss under the mistletoe in a poll for Sky Movies.