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English actor '''Orlando Bloom''' (born 1977) played [[Legolas of Mirkwood|Legolas]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]] film trilogy.
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English actor '''Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom''' (born 1977) played [[Legolas of Mirkwood|Legolas]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]] film trilogy.
  
 
==Quotes==
 
==Quotes==
 
{{quote|Legolas' moves are smooth and elegant, like a cat...it's very balletic. It's also bloody hard to do without falling over!|Orlando Bloom, E! Online Force of the Hobbit}}
 
{{quote|Legolas' moves are smooth and elegant, like a cat...it's very balletic. It's also bloody hard to do without falling over!|Orlando Bloom, E! Online Force of the Hobbit}}
 
{{quote|(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!|Orlando Bloom, [[The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide]]}}
 
{{quote|(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!|Orlando Bloom, [[The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide]]}}
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==Awards==
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===[[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring]]===
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* [[January 29]], [[2002]] - [http://www.cinemaclips.com/PFCS.htm PFCS Award], Best Acting Ensemble (shared with [[Sean Astin]], [[Sean Bean]], [[Cate Blanchett]], [[Billy Boyd]], [[Ian Holm]], [[Christopher Lee]], [[Ian McKellen]], [[Dominic Monaghan]], [[Viggo Mortensen]], [[John Rhys-Davies]], [[Andy Serkis]], [[Liv Tyler]], [[Hugo Weaving]], [[Elijah Wood]])
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* [[June 1]], 2002 - [http://www.mtv.com/ MTV Movie Award], Breakthrough Male Performance
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* 2002 - [http://www.empireonline.com/ Empire Award], Best Debut
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===[[Peter Jackson's The Two Towers]]===
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* [[January 6]], [[2003]] - [http://ofcs.rottentomatoes.com/ OFCS Award], Best Ensemble (shared with Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Billly Boyd, [[Brad Dourif]], [[Bernard Hill]], Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, [[Miranda Otto]], John Rhys-Davies, Andy Serkis, Liv Tyler, [[Karl Urban]], Hugo Weaving, [[David Wenham]], Elijah Wood)
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* [[January 7]], 2003 - PFCS Award, Best Acting Ensemble (shared with see previous)
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===[[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]]===
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* [[January 10]], [[2004]] - [http://www.bfca.org/ Critics' Choice Award], Best Acting Ensemble (shared with Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Billly Boyd, Bernard Hill, Ian Holm, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, [[John Noble]], Miranda Otto, John Rhys-Davies, Andy Serkis, Liv Tyler, Karl Urban, Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, Elijah Wood)
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* [[January 13]], 2004 - [http://www.nbrmp.org/ NBR Award], Best Acting by an Ensemble (shared with see previous)
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* [[February 22]], 2004 - [http://www.sagawards.org/ SAG Award], Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (shared with see previous)
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==

Revision as of 15:49, 28 May 2008

Orlando Bloom
Orlando Bloom
LifetimeJanuary 13, 1977
PortrayedLegolas
InPeter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings
IMDbIMDb Profile

English actor Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom (born 1977) played Legolas in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

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Quotes

"Legolas' moves are smooth and elegant, like a cat...it's very balletic. It's also bloody hard to do without falling over!"
― Orlando Bloom, 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!"
― Orlando Bloom, The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide

Awards

Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring

Peter Jackson's The Two Towers

Peter Jackson's The Return of the King

  • January 10, 2004 - Critics' Choice Award, Best Acting Ensemble (shared with Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Billly Boyd, Bernard Hill, Ian Holm, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, John Noble, Miranda Otto, John Rhys-Davies, Andy Serkis, Liv Tyler, Karl Urban, Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, Elijah Wood)
  • January 13, 2004 - NBR Award, Best Acting by an Ensemble (shared with see previous)
  • February 22, 2004 - SAG Award, Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (shared with see previous)

External Links