Cast as a young blacksmith in Ridley Scott's "Kingdom of Heaven"
Co-starred with Kirsten Dunst in Cameron Crowe's drama "Elizabethtown"
Cast in minor role in Ridley Scott's ensemble war drama "Black Hawk Down"
Again played Legolas in "Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King"
Cast as Greek warrior Paris, abductor of Helen of Troy in director Wolfgang Petersen's epic "Troy"
Made West End debut in veteran Brit playwright David Storey's 1969 drama "In Celebration"
Raised in Canterbury, England
Reprised role of Legolas in "Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers"
Guest starred on an episode of Ricky Gervais' HBO comedy series "Extras" titled "Orlando Bloom"
Joined National Youth Theatre at age 16
Reprised role of Will Turner in Gore Verbinski's "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest"
Played Joe Byrne, a member of the Kelly gang opposite Heath Ledger in "Ned Kelly"
Made feature acting debut as a rent boy in Oscar Wilde biopic "Wilde"
Reprised role of Will Turner in "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End"
Joined ensemble cast of anthology feature "New York, I Love You"
Co-starred with Colin Firth and Patricia Clarkson in small town drama "Main Street"
Cast as the Duke of Buckingham in Paul W.S. Anderson's "The Three Musketeers"
Starred as Romeo in a film version of the Broadway play "Romeo and Juliet"
Reprised his role as Legolas in the Oscar-nominated "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies"
Co-starred opposite Jake Johnson and Rosemarie DeWitt in "Digging for Fire"
Cast in major supporting role as the elf Legolas Greenleaf in Peter Jackson's feature adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien classic "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring"
Cast as the dashing Will Turner opposite Johnny Depp's Capt. Jack Sparrow in "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl"
Returned to Middle Earth as Legolas in "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," also based on J.R.R. Tolkien's novel and directed by Peter Jackson
Made feature producing debut with crime drama "Haven"