Orlando Bloom

Orlando Bloom
Orlando Bloom (Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom) was born on January 13 in 1977 in the UK, in the city of Canterbury. His father was a fighter against apartheid and died when Orlando was 4 years old.

In his youth, Orlando enjoys horseback riding, worked in theater, art, photography. At school age, he participated in school theater productions. In 1996 he starred in several episodes of the television series "The accident».

Acting skills he learned at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. He took part in theatrical productions.

Bloom brought international fame shooting in 2001 in the first part of a large-scale film "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" in the role of the elf Legolas. For this role, he won the "Empire" as the best newcomer. In 2002 and 2003, he starred in the second and third parts of this film — "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" and "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King».

Next came the role of Will Turner in "Pirates of the Caribbean The Curse of the Black Pearl "(the same role he played in the film's two sequels). Another starring role Bloom — Paris in the movie "Troy" based on Homer's "Iliad».

Among the last works of the actor in the film — the role in the films "The Kingdom of Heaven" (2005), "Love and Other catastrophe "(2006)," New York, I Love You "(2009)," The Three Musketeers "(2011) and others.

Today, Orlando Bloom continues to act in films, he is the recipient of several cinematographic premiums.