Orlando Bloom

Born Jan 13, 1977

Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom is an English actor. He had his break-through roles in 2001 as the elf-prince Legolas in The Lord of the Rings and in 2003 as blacksmith Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. He subsequently established himself as a lead in Hollywood films, including Elizabethtown and Kingdom of Heaven. He appeared in the ensemble films Troy, New York, I Love You, Sympathy for Delicious, and Main Street.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Orlando Bloom.


1977 Birth Bloom was born in 1977 in Canterbury, Kent, and was named after the 16th century composer Orlando Gibbons. … Read More


1993 16 Years Old …  In 1993, he moved to London to follow a two-year A Level course in Drama, Photography and Sculpture at Fine Arts College, Hampstead. … Read More


1997 - 2002 3 More Events
2003 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Bloom next starred opposite Keira Knightley and Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, which was a blockbuster hit during the summer of 2003.
2004 27 Years Old After the success of Pirates, Bloom next took to the screen as Paris, the man who effectively started the Trojan War, in the 2004 Spring blockbuster, Troy opposite Brad Pitt, Eric Bana and Peter O'Toole. … Read More
2006 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, Bloom starred in sequel Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and in the independently made Haven, of which he was also executive producer. … Read More


Bloom subsequently established himself as a leading man in Hollywood films such as Elizabethtown and appeared in ensemble films such as New York, I Love You and Main Street. He made his professional stage debut in West End's In Celebration at the Duke of York's Theatre in 2007 and starred in a Broadway adaption of Romeo and Juliet in 2013. … Read More
2008 31 Years Old In 2008 he signed on to play a small role in the British film An Education but dropped out to take the lead in Johnnie To's film Red Circle.
Also in 2009, he was one of many stars to appear in New York, I Love You, which contained 12 short films in one. … Read More
2010 33 Years Old On 13 July 2010, Bloom was presented with an Honorary Degree from the University of Kent at Canterbury Cathedral.
2013 36 Years Old 1 More Event
Bloom made his Broadway stage debut as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet in August 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. … Read More
2014 37 Years Old Bloom received the 2,521st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on 2 April 2014.
2015 38 Years Old On 14 August 2015 Disney officially announced that Bloom will reprise his role as Will Turner in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, scheduled for May 2017. … Read More
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