Orlando Bloom

Topics: Orlando Bloom, The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, Legolas Pages: 2 (882 words) Published: April 30, 2006
There are a lot actors out their somewhere in the world. Many places have great actors. Like England. There are many actors that have that accents that say "England" right from their vocal cords. Not only do they have that accent with so much emotion, they are also very talented at the arts. Orlando Bloom is an incredible actor that puts a lot of effort and passion into his acting that makes it extraordinary. Orlando Bloom was born on January 13, 1977 in Canterbury, England. Harry Bloom (Political activist) and Sonia Bloom are parents of Orlando. Orlando is 29 years old now, but when Orlando's father died he was only 4 years old. He was raised by his mother Sonia, and with a family friend name Colin Stone. Turns out to be he was Orlando Boom's biological father. Orlando Bloom went to school at the St. Edmund School in Canterbury, England where he was excellent in arts. He would recite poetry at places or festivals, which got him awards for reciting. In 1993 Orlando moved to London and joined the National Youth Theatre, for 2 years, which helped him receive local acting jobs. His first movie role came out 1997 in the movie titled Wilde. Then in 1998 he attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Everything was going well until he fell from 3-story rooftop, but when he recovered and was performing, a director Peter Jackson was sitting in the same theatre and asked Orlando to audition for one of his new movies. Orlando Bloom graduated 1999 and auditioned for Jackson and got the rule play of Legolas in Lord of the Ring Trilogy. Although that was his first movie role by a real director that his first major movie role. Playing the ethereal elf Legolas Greenleaf, and when the movie premiered 2 years later audiences were in instant attraction that Orlando Bloom was Blonde haired, blue eyed elf with nice cheek bones, and also pretty good with a bow-and-arrow. They say it didn't take long for Orlando to become a full fledged teen heartthrob, magazines said it was the...
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