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Orlando Bloom
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Bloom at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival
Born
Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom

13 January 1977 (1977-01-13) (age 42)
Canterbury, Kent, England
Residence
Education Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Occupation
Years active 1994–present
Spouse(s)
Miranda Kerr
(m. 2010; div. 2013)
Partner(s) Katy Perry (2016–present); engaged
Children 1

Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom (born 13 January 1977) is an English actor. After making his breakthrough as Legolas in The Lord of the Rings film series, he rose to fame by further appearing in epic fantasy, historical epic, and fantasy adventure films. He later reprised his role as Legolas in The Hobbit film series. His other roles include Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, and Paris in Troy (2004).

Bloom subsequently established himself as a leading man in Hollywood films such as Balian de Ibelin in Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven (2005) and Elizabethtown (2005). He made his professional stage debut in West End's In Celebration at the Duke of York's Theatre in London in 2007 and starred in a Broadway adaption of Romeo and Juliet in 2013. In 2009, Bloom was named a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. In 2015 he received the BAFTA Britannia Humanitarian Award.

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