Orlando Bloom - Legolas
Orlando Bloom - Legolas

Orlando Bloom - Legolas

Birthdate: 1977
Birthplace: Canterbury, Kent
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Height: 5' 11"

Biography: Orlando was born in Canterbury, Kent in 1977 and when he was 16, he joined the National Youth Theatre for 2 seasons before getting himself a scholarship to train with the British American Drama Academy. Bloom debuted in the feature film Wilde starring Stephen Fry before he started at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Orlando graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London in 1999 after a 3 year acting course and was almost immediately cast in the role of Legolas Greenleaf in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, based on the books by J.R.R. Tolkien. source: Marie at Bloomin Marvellous

Quotes from Orlando Bloom about Legolas

Legolas' moves are smooth and elegant, like a cat...it's very balletic. It's also bloody hard to do without falling over!" - E!Online Force of the Hobbit

(on being asked to audition for Legolas) "I thought: 'Definetly! Game on!' So I learned the scene and acted it on video tape, and, shortly after, got this incredible phone call saying they were offering me the role! It was like winning the lottery! Like having all your dreams fulfilled! It was amazing!" - LotR Official Movie Guide

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