Orlando Bloom. biography
Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom was born on January 13, 1977, in Canterbury, England and began studying acting at an early age, further honing his skills at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Bloom made his film debut in Oscar Wilde's 1997 biopic Wilde and later got his big break when he was cast as Legolas Greenleaf in the film adaptation of J.R. R. Tolkein's trilogy The Lord of the Rings prior to graduating from school.
When his young face along with blonde flowing hair appeared on the big screen in The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), Bloom became an overnight sensation and continued garnishing attention for his work in the follow-up films.
Bloom found even more screaming girls after he starred alongside Johnny Depp and Keira Knightley in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), leading to massive popularity in part of his weak, but nice faced character in Troy (2004) with Brad Pitt.
The rising star in Kingdom of Heaven (2005), the dramedy Elizabethtown (2005), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007).
Bloom’s most recent projects include, the drama thriller The Good Doctor (2011), the action comedy The Three Musketeers (2011), the crime thriller Zulu (2013) with Forest Whitaker, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013), The Hobbit: There and Back Again (2014) and the thriller Cities (2014).
Orlando Bloom Wife & Dating History Timeline
2001 - 2001
According to sources, Bloom had a fling with Sienna Miller.
2002 - September 2006
Bloom first met fellow-actress Kate Bosworth through a mutual friend outside a coffee shop in 2002. After meeting up again at the red carpet premiere of Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, the two developed an on-and-off relationship for four years, prior to parting ways in September 2006.
2006 - 2006
Rumors that Bloom was hooking up with Penelope Cruz began circulating when they were seen partying together on a couple of occasions in 2006.
2006 - 2006
Orlando and Kirsten Dunst were said to have been an item, but most likely due to the fact that they were filming Elizabethtown together and forced to spend time together.
2007 - Present
Orlando and model Miranda Kerr secretly dated in 2007, which transitioned into a secret three-year relationship with a blingafied engagement ring presentation in June 2010 and intimate ceremony in July of that year.
On January 6, 2011, the happily married couple welcomed their son Flynn Christopher Blanchard Copeland Bloom.