Orlando Bloom Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

3rd March 2016

Fact: Katy Perry made her support for U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton clear for all to see on Wednesday (02Mar16) by donning a T-shirt bearing the slogan, "Hillary Clinton is a bada**". The pop star headlined a fundraising concert for the Democratic Party frontrunner at New York's Radio City Music Hall, where she was supported by her rumoured new boyfriend Orlando Bloom. Rock legend Elton John and singer Andra Day also performed at the rally, where Jamie Foxx and Julianne Moore were among the other celebrity supporters to address the audience.

10th February 2016

Quote: "I'm going to be with Katy at the Grammys. We'll be on the red carpet together for all you guys to get pictures!" Actor Orlando Bloom tells X17.com snappers he'll be Katy Perry's date to the Grammy Awards on Monday (15Feb16).

24th January 2016

Fact: Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom reunited for the second time in as many weeks on Thursday (21Jan16) when the new pals attended actor James Lecesne's one-man play, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, in Los Angeles. The stars were photographed hanging out backstage with Lecesne, alongside Ray Donovan star Vinessa Shaw and her fiance, Kristopher Gifford. Perry and Bloom first sparked romance rumours after partying together after the 2016 Golden Globes earlier this month (Jan16), while they were also both in attendance at Stella MCCartney's Autumn 2016 Presentation in Hollywood on 12 January (16). However, sources insist they are just friends.

1st November 2015

Quote: "I don't know Kendall Jenner, but if anyone has her number I would love it." British actor Orlando Bloom jokes about rumours linking him romantically to Kim Kardashian's model half-sister.

30th September 2015

Fact: Actor and activist Orlando Bloom has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Britannia Humanitarian Award from officials at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA/LA). The news was announced on Wednesday (30Sep15), a day after the Pirates of the Caribbean star visited refugees at the Gevgelija migrant transit camp in MACedonia. The trip was made on behalf of the United Nations' Children's Fund UNICEF, for which he is a goodwill ambassador.

30th September 2015

Fact: Orlando Bloom visited refugees at the Gevgelija migrant transit camp in MACedonia on Tuesday (29Sep15), on behalf of the United Nations' Children's Fund UNICEF, for which he is a goodwill ambassador. The Lord of the Rings star played with children as he toured the camp, and spoke with Syrian refugees, who are hoping to find homes in Europe.

18th August 2015

Quote: "My hands are tied. I can't really say anything as I would end up in trouble. Once before I did let something slip and the producers struck me... However, we are still shooting and I have a marginal part, but you do get to see Will and his son." British actor Orlando Bloom has to keep quiet about his return to the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN franchise as Will Turner.

14th August 2015

Quote: "They're a wonderful couple. I was really honoured to be there and it was a great night." Orlando Bloom enjoyed Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux's secret wedding ceremony at their home in Los Angeles earlier this month (Aug15).

25th June 2015

Fact: Actor Orlando Bloom came to the rescue of a jet skier stranded in the water near a California beach on Sunday (21Jun15) while enjoying a Father's Day out with his young son. The Pirates of the Caribbean star was playing with Flynn, four, at a beach in Malibu, when he spotted a man on a broken-down wave runner. Bloom and three other bystanders waded out to the jet-skier with rope and helped tow the stranded watersports fans to the safety of the beach.

12th February 2015

Quote: "I can't believe he turned four the other day! How quickly that time has gone. I look at him every day and say, 'You're just growing and growing' and 'Where has my little baby gone?' And he says, 'I'm here, Mama.' He's just become this little sponge, learning new words, and he comes out with the funniest things. The other day I was doing yoga on a paddleboard and he was with my mum on a kayak nearby, and he yells to me, 'Mum, that's so inappropriate.' I'm like, 'Excuse me?' I was just doing a downward dog!" Model Miranda Kerr marvels at how quickly her son Flynn, with her estranged husband Orlando Bloom, is growing up.

19th December 2014

Quote: "We were rooming in Peter Jackson's apartment Downtown; he had bought this amazing apartment in Tribeca and so on one side was like a seven bedroom suite... and I was in the studio apartment on the other side. At the end of the shows we'd just have a drink after work... To come home and have a few drinks and drown our sorrows and talk about our woes at the end of the show (was amazing)." Orlando Bloom enjoyed sharing Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson's New York apartment with Sir Ian MCKellen when the two movie stars were appearing on Broadway.

11th December 2014

Quote: "I'm trying to look like Harry Styles? I'm trying to look like me! If I'm getting compared to Harry Styles maybe I should cut it." Actor Orlando Bloom is questioning his decision to sport long locks like the One Direction heartthrob.

11th December 2014

Quote: "I do like to extreme bike. We went to Oregon and sort of threw ourselves down mountains, but they're nice looking spots to go. I've gotten quite good at it... It's a bunch of boys sitting round the campfire, talking manly things and making s'mores (marshmallow and chocolate snacks)." Actor Orlando Bloom loves cycling in rough terrain with his mates.

5th August 2014

Quote: "Oh, how embarrassing to get punched by Orlando Bloom. Like, of all the people you get punched by, it's Orlando Bloom?" Chris Pratt laughs about Justin Bieber's bust-up with Orlando Bloom.

3rd April 2014

Quote: "I got a star right in front of a sweet shop and he is obsessed and mad for candy right now, so he was excited for that. Trying to keep him from having too much, though." Lord Of The Rings star Orlando Bloom admits his three-year-old son Flynn was more excited about the potential of stocking up on sweets than his dad receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 2,521st star was unveiled on Wednesday (02Apr14), with Bloom's Zulu co-star Forest Whitaker on hand to honour the actor.

1st April 2014

Quote: "Orlando and I always had great chemistry. One-night stands aren't my thing. I made Orlando wait for six months until I even kissed him." Supermodel Miranda Kerr made British actor Orlando Bloom work hard to win her heart. The couple announced its split after three years of marriage in October (13).

20th March 2014

Fact: Movie hunk Orlando Bloom is to be honoured with the 2,521st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Forest Whitaker will be among the celebrities saluting the Brit when he unveils his plaque on Hollywood Boulevard on 2 April (14).

15th December 2013

Quote: "Elf sex is Tantric, if you live eternally, then you got a lot of time to contemplate everything, to enjoy it." Orlando Bloom contemplates what sex must be like for elves - like his character Legolas in the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies.

5th December 2013

Quote: "If a girl arrives at a party with a bottle of Jack Daniels and proceeds to drink the whole thing through the night, I'm like, 'Somebody call an ambulance because we're gonna have an accident...' She's a little thing. I'm was like, 'How did she put that down her?'" Orlando Bloom is amazed by The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug co-star Evangeline Lilly's drinking skills.

11th October 2013

Quote: "I won't spend more than two or three weeks away from him." Actor Orlando Bloom refrains from taking on jobs which will keep him apart from his two-year-old son Flynn for long periods of time.

1st October 2013

Quote: "It was a joy actually... I had such a wonderful time playing the character to begin with and to have had the call to come back and get to don the blond wig and the pointy ears, it was just wonderful. He's a great, fun character, there's nothing not to like about him. He's the action elf." Actor Orlando Bloom loved returning to Middle Earth to reprise his Lord of the Rings character Legolas in movie prequels The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and There and Back Again.

22nd August 2013

Fact: Actor Orlando Bloom is the latest Hollywood star to appear in an advertising campaign for ice cream brand Magnum. He follows in the footsteps of Rachel Bilson and Eva Longoria, who have also starred in promos for the sweet treat.

26th July 2013

Quote: "I'm really a freak about my nails. Orlando and I share a nail thing - he has a bit of a foot fetish." Model Miranda Kerr outs her husband Orlando Bloom as a fan of good pedicures.

17th July 2013

Fact: British actor Orlando Bloom turned heads in New York City on Tuesday (16Jul13) by wandering around the streets in the sweltering weather without wearing a shirt.

12th April 2013

Fact: Orlando Bloom and Forest Whitaker's new movie Zulu, which is set in Cape Town, South Africa, will close next month's (May13) Cannes Film Festival in France. This year's event will open on 15 May (13) with Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby.

9th July 2012

Quote: "She would say to me, 'Look Miranda, I know you are married and you are pregnant, but men are visual and you still need to make an effort for Orlando.' And I say, 'Nan! He loves me just the way I am.' She replied, 'I'm the one who's been married for how many years? Just put a little lip balm and a nice little dress on. Look your best, nice and fresh."' Supermodel Miranda Kerr's grandmother instructed the Victoria's Secret beauty to keep her appearance up for her Hollywood hunk husband Orlando Bloom when she was expecting the couple's first child.

5th July 2012

Quote: "Orlando and I try to protect him. I cover his face but he wants to see what's going on so he kind of pushes my hand out of the way. What can you do?" Miranda Kerr reveals her son with Orlando Bloom is already a fan of the spotlight.

5th July 2012

Quote: "I think probably yes. Having a child is the most incredible experience. What has surprised me most is how incredible the bond is between you and your child. To watch him grow and evolve every day is inspiring." Model Miranda Kerr is keen to have another baby with husband Orlando Bloom. The couple is already parents to toddler son Flynn, who was born last year (11).

30th December 2011

Quote: "Attraction doesn't stop when a child is born. It's the opposite. Being a mum and dad makes you even sexier." Actor Orlando Bloom finds his model wife Miranda Kerr even more attractive now she's a mother to the couple's baby son Flynn.

1st November 2011

Fact: Actors Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst are set to reunite for upcoming independent thriller Cities, six years after their box office flop Elizabethtown. The film, about greed and ambition, will also star Clive Owen.

21st October 2011

Quote: "We've got to get him dressed up. I kind of fancy seeing him in a banana suit, (with) his little round head sticking out." Orlando Bloom on dressing up his 9-month-old son Flynn for Halloween.

20th October 2011

Quote: "He's the best father, I'm really lucky. He wants to do everything. He changes the diapers, we have family bath time. It's really nice." Miranda Kerr is happy with her husband Orlando Bloom's parenting skills as they both look after baby son Flynn.

15th October 2011

Quote: "There's no time for anything other than what you feel really is important. Everything comes into focus. There was all that other nonsense you used to spend time worrying about, then, hang on a second, I've got this three-hour block here before I'm going to get baby puke on me. What am I going to do with that?" Orlando Bloom on how his life's changed since becoming a dad to baby Flynn in January (11).

12th October 2011

Quote: "I channelled David Bowie from the Ziggy Stardust era... Automatically, there's an element of the swagger when you're teetering around in a boot that's got a heel on it." Orlando Bloom on the inspiration behind his villainous Duke of Buckingham character in the new The Three Musketeers movie.

8th September 2011

Quote: "I love swordplay. It's a mental and physical challenge. It can also be balletic and dancelike." Pirates Of The Caribbean star Orlando Bloom on his favourite workout.

8th September 2011

Fact: As well as breaking his back in a fall from a rooftop when he was 21, actor Orlando Bloom has broken three ribs, both legs, his nose and wrist. He has also cracked his skull three times in snowboarding and motorcycling accidents.

8th September 2011

Quote: "I'm always working on my back. It hasn't prevented me from doing anything. But it's a constant reminder." Orlando Bloom on constantly rehabbing his spine after breaking his back in a rooftop fall when he was 21.

31st August 2011

Quote: "The life has the highs and lows and complexities to make for a feature film and a great soundtrack. I'd need to brush up my vocal and guitar skills." Orlando Bloom would like to star as late punk legend Joe Strummer in a biopic of The Clash singer.

15th August 2011

Quote: "I rejected a film to be present at the birth." New father Orlando Bloom resisted offers of starring in a Hollywood blockbuster to make sure he was there when his wife, supermodel Miranda Kerr, went into labour. The couple welcomed baby boy Flynn earlier this year (11).

30th May 2011

Quote: "Ten years ago, Orlando Bloom created an iconic character with his portrayal of Legolas. I'm excited to announce... that we'll be revisiting Middle Earth with him once more." Director/producer Peter Jackson confirms ongoing speculation that the British actor will appear in Lord Of The Rings prequel The Hobbit.

12th May 2011

Quote: "Just in a pair of underwear, no bra. That's what I wear in the house." Aussie stunner Miranda Kerr likes to laze around the home she shares with husband Orlando Bloom semi-naked.

1st May 2011

Quote: "I just keep pinching myself that that's my wife." Orlando Bloom can't believe he is married to supermodel Miranda Kerr.

30th April 2011

Quote: "She is a little insane... It's genetics. It's amazing. She looks incredible." Orlando Bloom on his wife Miranda Kerr's decision to return to modelling just three months after giving birth to the couple's son Flynn.

29th April 2011

Quote: "(I was) there for every minute... Peeing in a bottle. I was like honey, I have to go to the bathroom. (She said) Someone get him a bottle." Actor Orlando Bloom was present for every moment of his son Flynn's birth. Wife Miranda Kerr would not let him leave the delivery room.

29th April 2011

Quote: "He's actually very big. He's actually huge for his age. He's, like, 20 lbs." Orlando Bloom on his baby boy Flynn.

25th April 2011

Fact: Supermodel Miranda Kerr was back in a bikini for a photoshoot last week (endsApr2411), just three months after giving birth to her first child. The Australian beauty left baby son Flynn with her actor husband Orlando Bloom as she slipped into sexy swimsuits for a Victoria's Secret shoot in Malibu, California.

25th April 2011

Quote: "Everything you know, all the things that you thought were important, drift into the background. And even things that were important really come to the fore and he's one of them." Actor and new dad Orlando Bloom gushes about his baby son Flynn.

13th April 2011

Quote: "I am trying to figure out one just now... I still feel like a baby, so one is good for a while. It's not knowing if I'm awake or asleep. I don't even know what time of day it is." Orlando Bloom is in no hurry to become a father again after welcoming baby Flynn with wife Miranda Kerr in January (11).

4th April 2011

Quote: "This was my first time playing a villain. I had the big costume, the hairdo. I was like, 'I'm camping it up!'" Orlando Bloom relished playing a bad guy in The Three Musketeers.

20th March 2011

Quote: "I can't get enough of him, the smell of him is just amazing - the smell of his little head, amazing, and his breath, everything. I just wanna eat him up!" Orlando Bloom is taken by his new son Flynn, who he and his model wife Miranda Kerr welcomed into the world in January (11).

14th March 2011

Fact: Orlando Bloom, Malcolm McDowell and Anika Noni Rose gave the works of William Shakespeare a new spin in Los Angeles over the weekend when they joined conductor Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic for a classical take on 'The Bard'. The three movie stars recited selections from Romeo & Juliet, The Tempest and Hamlet as Dudamel and his orchestra performed pieces from Tchaikovsky, inspired by the plays.

4th March 2011

Fact: Orlando Bloom's model wife Miranda Kerr took to the catwalk on Thursday (03Mar11) for the first time since she became a mum to baby Flynn in January (11). The Aussie beauty took part in the Balenciaga show for Paris Fashion Week in France.

24th January 2011

Fact: Proud new dad Orlando Bloom debuted his baby son Flynn in public on Sunday (23Jan11) when he took the tot out for a walk at Will Rogers State Park in Pacific Palisades, California. The actor's supermodel wife, Miranda Kerr, gave birth to their first child earlier this month (Jan11).

11th January 2011

Fact: Orlando Bloom will reportedly receive more than $1 million (£667,000) to reprise his role as an elf for a two-minute appearance in the upcoming Lord Of The Rings prequel, The Hobbit.

15th October 2010

Quote: "She goes, 'Orly, you should have a mohawk. You’d look really cute.’ It was Liv Tyler telling me to get a mohawk! I was like, 'I’ll have a mohawk, please!'" Orlando Bloom reveals his Lord Of The Rings co-star inspired him to go for a punk look.

27th August 2010

Fact: Charlize Theron and Orlando Bloom are teaming up as global brand ambassadors for Japanese clothing company Uniqlo.

7th August 2010

Quote: "I haven't gone back to vegetarian." Actor Orlando Bloom admits he's still enjoying a meaty diet after quiting his vegetarian lifestyle during filming for The Lord Of The Rings: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING in 2001.

4th June 2010

Quote: "I got the offer for Pirates of the Caribbean while I was shooting Ned Kelly with Heath Ledger in Australia. I was like, 'I'm filming the coolest cowboy movie right now, why would I want to go be a pirate in a Disney flick?' And then they said, 'Okay, but Johnny Depp is doing it,' and I was like 'Sign me up! I'll be there as soon as I can.'" Orlando Bloom only agreed to appear in the blockbuster franchise because of his famous co-star.

24th December 2009

Quote: "Whatever film I might be doing or project I might be working on, it all stops for Christmas. I think it's a terribly important time of year for families and we have always spent ours together, with my mum doing the cooking." Orlando Bloom is back in his native Britain for the festive season.

24th December 2009

Quote: "I’ve always had a big crush on Prince William since I was a little girl." Orlando Bloom's girlfriend Miranda Kerr is a big fan of the young British royal.

19th June 2009

Fact: Orlando Bloom is an expensive date - one fan dished out $13,500 (£9,000) to dine with the Pirates Of The Caribbean hunk in an auction at London's V & A museum to raise funds for the U.K. capital's Great Ormond Street hospital.

1st December 2008

Quote: "I don't know. My family probably think I've got some weird fetish." Kate Bosworth is baffled as to why she dates British men. The actress has previously stepped out with Hollywood star Orlando Bloom, but is now seeing another Brit, musician JAMES ROUSSEAU.

25th November 2008

Quote: "Orlando Bloom is my celebrity crush! He could rub dirt on his face and still be cute." Kelly Rowland has her eye on the British actor.

8th September 2008

Fact: Actor Orlando Bloom has donated a signed photo and a shirt he wore at a PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN London premiere to a celebrity auction. The event, at Lord Vestey's Stowell Park in Gloucestershire, England, raised $46,250 (GBP25,000) for local children's groups.

8th September 2008

Fact: A doll of Angelina Jolie has sold for $3,350 (GBP2,000) on internet auction website eBay. The hand-painted, 16-inch (40 centimetre) figurine was created by artist Noel Cruz. He has also made dolls of Johnny Depp, Daniel Craig, and Orlando Bloom.

21st August 2008

Fact: British actor Orlando Bloom has treated himself to a beat of a bike - the daredevil, who once smashed his spine in a fall, was spotted riding around New York on a BMW R1200 GS motorcycle. The bike retails at a cool $16,000 (GBP8,000).

13th August 2008

Fact: Pirates Of The Caribbean star Orlando Bloom will co-produce and appear in a film about the siege of Sarajevo in Bosnia during the early 1990s. The film will be based on Fools Rush In, U.S. writer Bill Carter's memoir of living in the city during the siege.

19th April 2008

Quote: "They're friends." Aussie model MIRANDA KERR dismisses rumours her boyfriend Orlando Bloom and Jennifer Aniston are dating.

12th February 2008

Quote: "Kirsten told me about the amazing atmosphere, and nights she's had there singing and drinking beer. She said it's like a big family." Kirsten Dunst recommended the Hawley Arms pub in Camden, London to fellow actor Orlando Bloom. The pub was unfortunately destroyed by fire on Saturday (09Feb08).

13th November 2007

Quote: "Because of my culture, I wouldn't have wanted to date white guys before, but they're killing it right now - Paul Walker, Justin Timberlake, Orlando Bloom. Every hot guy I see is white." Rihanna, who recently confirmed she's dating actor Josh Hartnett, lines up her white hotties.

20th October 2007

Quote: "It's so much cooler to have people come up to me and be like, 'Spencer Pratt!' and know my name, than to be Orlando Bloom, who's famous for being some pirate." THE HILLS star Spencer Pratt believes life as a reality TV star is more glamorous than being a Hollywood A-lister.

13th September 2007

Quote: "I don't want to call her a liar, but, between Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom, I don't know." Actor James McAvoy is flattered by ATONEMENT co-star Keira Knightley's comments about his kissing skills.

14th August 2007

Fact: Orlando Bloom has been voted the Most Desirable British Man in a poll by the readers of the British edition of Cosmopolitan magazine.

11th July 2007

Fact: Management at London's Duke of York Theatre have had to bring in extra security because of the hoardes of female fans lingering outside the playhouse to spot Orlando Bloom. The actor is starring in DAVID STOREY's play IN CELEBRATION.

25th May 2007

Quote: "It's my mom. She's constantly doing it... I don't really understand Googling... I can't do it." Orlando Bloom doesn't quite comprehend his status as the most popular search on Google.com.

22nd May 2007

Quote: "I've got a sword from all these (Pirates Of The Caribbean) movies and a bow and arrow from Lord Of The Rings, so I'm all armoured up now. Nobody wants to try and break into my house." Orlando Bloom on the 'weapons' he's claimed from his epic movies.

20th April 2007

Fact: Orlando Bloom has spent $2.5 million (GBP1.28 million) on a home in the Hollywood Hills.

17th April 2007

Quote: "The philosophy that I've embraced isn't about sitting under a tree and studying my navel, it's about studying what is going on in my daily life and using that as fuel to go and live a bigger life." Orlando Bloom on his Buddhist faith.

11th April 2007

Quote: "I have this wacky theory about the end of civilization, that people will trade up... until they're too old to have kids. And the world will come to an end." Orlando Bloom fears materialism will signal the end of the world.

12th February 2007

Fact: Movie star Orlando Bloom has reportedly bought 'girlfriend' Penelope Cruz a pair of pearl and diamond earrings for good luck as the Spanish actress prepares for the Oscars, where she'll compete for a Best Actress honour.

14th January 2007

Fact: British actor Ewan McGregor has followed in the footsteps of Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom by becoming the new face of the American Library. He appears on posters holding a copy of THE COMPLETE TALES OF BEATRIX POTTER, a spin on his latest movie role in MISS POTTER.

20th December 2006

Fact: Socialite Paris Hilton was the most searched person on Google News section in 2006. Pirates Of The Caribbean star Orlando Bloom came second in the internet search engine's annual ranking stakes.

28th September 2006

Quote: "I'm not one of those guys who throws a lavish party. It's not my thing." Orlando Bloom isn't planning big celebrations for his 30th birthday in January (07).

30th June 2006

Quote: "We kiss and cuddle. Every now and again he'll say, 'Orly, can I have a quick kiss? I miss you.' I'm like, 'Johnny, really?'. Orlando Bloom reveals a more intimate side to working with Pirates Of The Caribbean co-star JOHNNY DEPP.

23rd June 2006

Quote: "Orlando wasn't that great. Let's just say, my face needed a tissue afterwards. But Johnny Depp certainly wasn't bad." Keira Knightley rates the kissing skills of her Pirates Of The Caribbean co-stars Orlando Bloom and JOHNNY DEPP.

1st June 2006

Fact: Charlize Theron and Orlando Bloom are lined up to pose with their pets in the 2007 Celebrity Pet Calendar in aid of the Animal Rescue Foundation.

29th May 2006

Fact: Movie hunk Orlando Bloom was once a clay trapper at a clay-pigeon shooting range. He says, "It was wild."

6th January 2006

Fact: <p>Hollywood hunk Orlando Bloom and his on/off girlfriend Kate Bosworth reunited in London last night (05JAN06) to watch the opening night of Cirque Du Soleil's new show ALEGRIA at the British capital's Royal Albert Hall. </p>

10th October 2005

Quote: <p>"What people don't know is he's such a dork... He's so sweet and goofy, and he loves his dog." Kirsten Dunst doesn't buy ELIZABETHTOWN co-star Orlando Bloom's image as a sex symbol. </p>

20th September 2005

Quote: <p>"The thing about fame, is you never think it's going to happen to you. So when it does, it's sort of a shock. Some people are just better at it than others." LORD OF THE RINGS star Orlando Bloom is at a natural at being popular. </p>

19th September 2005

Quote: <p>"Each generation wants somebody to look up to, a dream boy who they can fall in love with. And Orlando's just that guy right now." Kirsten Dunst on her ELIZABETHTOWN co-star Orlando Bloom. </p>

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