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Orlando Bloom

Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom (born 13 January 1977) is a British 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. Bloom made his professional stage debut in West End's In Celebration at the Duke of York's Theatre, St. Martin's Lane, which ended its run on 15 September 2007. On 12 October 2009, Bloom was named a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. Bloom is married to Australian model Miranda Kerr. Orlando Bloom was born in Canterbury, Kent, England, and has one sister, Samantha Bloom, who was born in 1975. His mother, Sonia Constance Josephine (née Copeland), was born in the British section of Kolkata, India, the daughter of Betty Constance Josephine Walker and Francis John Copeland, who was a physician and surgeon. Through her, Bloom is a cousin of photographer Sebastian Copeland. 

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Sneaking Into Your Televisions

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Orlando Bloom Really Is in the New "Pirates"?

Orlando Bloom Really Is in the New "Pirates"?

Here's Johnny Depp (left) at last night's "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" premiere ... and former "Pirates" star Orlando Bloom (right) at a "Pirates" event in Japan back in 2007.Only… READ MORE >

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Orlando Bloom's Baby Mystery

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Orlando Bloom vs. Mark Ruffalo: Who'd You Rather?

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Nick Prugo Arrested on Old Charge

Nick Prugo
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Burglar Bunch Reunites ... for Indictment

Burglar Bunch
Reunites ... for Indictment

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Celeb Witnesses Went Unnoticed Before Grand Jury

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Grand Jury Indicts Nick Prugo

Grand Jury
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Alexis Neiers
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