Orlando Bloom, who real name is Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom, is a famous English actor. Since his is break-through roles in 2001 as the elf-prince Legolas in The Lord of the Rings in 2003, he remained as a staple of award ceremonies. Besides, the 34-year-old actor has featured on countless “hottest actors” lists. Let see interesting facts of one of the world’s most well-known celebrities.
The “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” actor suffers from dyslexia. He revealed “Because of the dyslexia, I always thought I had to work twice as hard as everyone else just to go the same distance” and “I think that gave me a real kick as a kid and a lot of fight and a lot of drive later on”. Although he fought to overcome the disease from young age, it’s still an ongoing struggle.
Orlando engaged the Australian Victoria Secret Angle Miranda Kerr on June 21, 2010 and the intimate wedding took place one month later
Orlando Bloom was one of Britain's most desirable date and PEOPLE Magazine's Sexiest Men Alive in 2007
Orlando cast his major role as Legolas in “The Lord of the Rings” just two days after his graduation from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1999
It can sound strange, but Orlando is afraid of pigs
Orlando is father of Flynn Christopher Blanchard Copeland Bloom who was born on January 6, 2011
Orlando is one of Hollywood’s most eco and charitable star. He was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassado in 2009 and honored by the United Nations Children’s Fund in recognition of his work and commitment to the rights of children
Orlando has a tattoo which is the Elvish word for "The Nine". The tattoo refers to nine actors who made up the Fellowship of the Ring in The Lord of the Rings movies
In 2010, Orlando was honored with an Honorary Degree from the University of Kent at Canterbury Cathedral