Actor Orlando Bloom arrives at the European premiere of his film, "Kingdom of Heaven," at the Empire theater in London, May 2, 2005. The film is directed by Ridley Scott and also stars Jeremy Irons and Eva Green.
Bloom cheers fans and signs autographs as he arrives at the European premiere of "Kingdom of Heaven" at the Empire Theater in London May 2, 2005. One of the most sought-after actors in the industry, Bloom got his big break in 1999, when director Peter Jackson saw him on the London stage and cast him in the first movie of "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy.
Orlando Bloom, left, is presented with a bouquet of flowers by a Japanese fan before a press conference in Tokyo April 13, 2005. Bloom was in Tokyo to promote his latest film, "Kingdom of Heaven," about a battling knight in the Middle East during the Crusades.
Orlando Bloom arrives at the 77th Annual Academy Awards Feb. 27, 2005, in Hollywood. The actor's film credits include parts in "Troy" with Brad Pitt and "Black Hawk Down."
Bloom arrives for the 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards Jan. 16, 2005, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Born in 1977 and reared in England's Kent countryside, Bloom studied drama in London and had small parts in British TV shows before he hit the big screen.
Bloom poses as he arrives for a screening of the film "Beyond the Sea" Nov. 4, 2004, in Los Angeles.
Bloom laughs during a news conference as he discusses his film, "Haven," which co-stars Bill Paxton, at the Toronto International Film Festival Sept. 12, 2004.
Bloom was on People magazine's cover in June 2004 after he was chosen the No. 1 "hottest bachelor" in the magazine's "50 Hottest Bachelors" issue. He has appeared on almost every list of sexiest or hottest stars published in recent years.
Brad Pitt, left, poses with and Orlando Bloom, right, during a press conference for their film, "Troy," which was shown out of competition at the 57th International Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, May 13, 2004.
Bloom leaves the Loarre Castle in Ayerbe, northern Spain, Jan. 25, 2004, after filming scenes for "The Kingdom of Heaven." An accident-prone Bloom broke his back in drama school when he fell from a rooftop terrace. He also broke his leg in a fall from a horse during one of the "Rings" filmings.
Bloom is shown at the premiere of "The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King" in Los Angeles Dec. 3, 2003. His skill with a bow and arrow in the trilogy of movies has made archery one of the most popular sports in the United Kingdom.
Liv Tyler, right, who plays the role of Arwen, waves over the shoulder of Orlando Bloom, left, who plays the role of Legolas in the "Lord of the Rings" movies during a parade for the world premiere of "Return of the King," the third film in the trilogy. The premiere was held Dec. 1, 2003, in Wellington, New Zealand, where more than 100,000 people lined the streets for the parade.
Orlando Bloom is shown in the Pressroom at the GQ Men of The Year Awards at the Regent Wall Street Hotel in New York Oct. 21, 2003.
Orlando Bloom holds his award for breakthrough male actor during the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony in Beverly Hills, Calif., Oct. 20, 2003.
Bloom is shown at The Lili Claire Foundation's 6th Annual Benefit in Beverly Hills, Calif., Oct. 18, 2003.
"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" cast members, from left, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley and Johnny Depp pose before a screening of the film at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., June 28, 2003.
Orlando Bloom, a star of "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl," shakes hands with fans at a screening of the film at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., June 28, 2003.
"Pirates of the Caribbean" stars Orlando Bloom and Johnny Depp greet each other before the Disneyland screening June 28, 2003.
Actor Orlando Bloom poses at a New York hotel Jan. 10, 2002.