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Orlando Bloom Quotes


A British actor.
(1977 - )

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A big part of what I wanted to do with this character was go from when I was a boy and try and develop into a man, really try and play him as a man who is on this search, on a journey of personal, spiritual, political, social discovery.
 

A friend told me that teenage girls are always looking for someone to pin their dreams on. That doesn't make it any less weird though.
 

Although it is a fantasy film, it's as real as it can be. You have to imagine that an audience will buy their ticket to a cinema and get on a first-class flight and journey to Middle Earth.
 

Elves are cool, man.
 

Elves are like trees, grounded and focused from the trunk down but graceful and agile on top.
 

Elves have this superhuman strength, yet they're so graceful. Tolkien created them to be angelic spirits, but I also saw Legolas as something out of the Seven Samurai.
 

Failure is simply the non-presence of success. But a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions.
 

How can you be in hell while you are in my heart?
 

I am a hopeless romantic and I love to spoil my girlfriends.
 

I came back out here from England and I was there for a while and it was beautiful and it is just great to see London going from Spring to Summer and Autumn.
 

I crave working on those small independent movies because I love going to see those myself.
 

I did send a girl a plane ticket asking her for a visit, I guess that's quite romantic.
 

I don't do a film unless it has a sword in it. And if it doesn't have a sword in it, I insist that they have one in the same room to keep me comfortable.
 

I feel really privileged to be an actor, to be paid to do something I love.
 

I got to dress up in funny clothes and run around New Zealand with a bow and arrow for 18 months, how bad could that be?
 

I got to work with one of my heroes, Johnny Depp, and to see how he goes about business, which was really inspiring for me at this stage in my career.
 

I had studied theater for three years in London when someone suggested me for the role.
 

I had the training at drama school where I studied Shakespeare and Brecht and Chekov and all these period historical playwrights and I think that I responded to the material.
 

I have played a boxer, a cowboy, a knight, a prince, an elf and a pirate. I am so glad to have done all of that already.
 

I know you can be up one minute and drop the next, so I'm trying to maintain a steady course so I can have some longevity.
 


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