Orlando Bloom was first seen in the British medical drama series ‘Casualty’ in 1994. He played the role of ‘Noel Harrison’ and remained a part of the show until 1996. He made his big-screen debut in the 1997 British biographical film ‘Wilde’ directed by Brian Gilbert. The film received a positive response from critics. In 2001, he starred as ‘PFC Todd Blackburn’ in the Ridley Scott-directed war film ‘Black Hawk Down.’ While the film garnered praise from critics, it only gained modest success at the box office. The same year also saw the release of the Peter Jackson-directed epic fantasy adventure film ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’ where Bloom portrayed ‘Legolas.’ The film opened to wide universal acclaim and was a massive financial success, grossing over $897.7 million on a $93 million budget. In 2002, Bloom reprised his role as Legolas in ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers,’ the second installment in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy. The film saw critical acclaim upon release and grossed over $947.5 million on a budget of $94 million. In 2003, he portrayed ‘Will Turner’ in the American fantasy swashbuckler film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl’ directed by Gore Verbinski. The film opened to a positive critical reception and was a major commercial success, grossing over $654.3 million on a budget of $140 million. The same year, he also appeared in the epic fantasy adventure film ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King,’ the third installment in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy. The film was a massive critical and commercial success.
Bloom next starred in films like ‘The Calcium Kid’ (2004), ‘Troy’ (2004), ‘Kingdom of Heaven’ (2005), ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest’ (2006), ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End’ (2007), ‘New York, I Love You’ (2009), ‘Main Street’ (2010), ‘The Good Doctor’ (2011), ‘The Three Musketeers’ (2011), ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ (2013), ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ (2014), ‘Digging for Fire’ (2015), ‘Unlocked’ (2017), ‘Romans’ (2017), and ‘The Outpost’ (2020). He was last seen in the 2021 American romantic science fiction film ‘Needle in a Timestack’ directed by John Ridley. Bloom is all set to appear in the upcoming American action thriller film ‘Red Right Hand.’