Birth Name: Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom
Birth Date: January 13, 1977
Birth Place: Canterbury, Kent, England, UK
Height: 5' 11''
Profession: Actor, Producer
Claim to fame: The role of Legolas Greenleaf in the The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Orlando Bloom Short Bio: Orlando Bloom was born in the Canterbury, Kent, England on January 13, 1977. The man he briefly knew as his father,The Harry Bloom, was a legendary Political activist who fought for civil rights in the South Africa.Orlando Bloom was in final negotiations for the male lead, but that has now gone Kinnaman’s way and he’ll play a tattooed artist who breaks Gerwig’s heart. Shortly after graduation, Bloom returned to the stage where he was spotted by director Peter Jackson, who offered him the part of Legolas in a Lord of the Rings.
After appearing in the three-part epic blockbuster, Bloom subsequently took on high-profile roles in other major hits. They include Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down and an appearance alongside Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean.
The actor next co-starred with Brad Pitt in Troy and in the medieval crusade epic, Kingdom of Heaven. Orlando Bloom was nearly killed a few years ago when he fell three floors from a friend's apartment and broke his back. Doctors were not sure Orlando Bloom would ever walk again, but 12 days after an operation, he walked out of the hospital on crutches. Since then, Orlando Bloom broke a rib falling off a horse on the The Lord of the Rings set. Other injuries Orlando Bloom has incurred include breaking his nose, breaking both his legs, an arm, a wrist, a finger, a toe and cracking his skull three times.