The other actors of "The Fellowship" (Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Billy Boyd, Ian Mc Kellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, and Elijah Wood) got the same tattoo with the exception of John Rhys-Davies whose stunt double got the tattoo instead.Bloom also has a tattoo of a sun on his lower, left abdomen, which he got at the age of 16 after moving to London. Biography by Singer Katy Perry has given the biggest hint yet that she’s back with her ex-boyfriend, Orlando Bloom - by wearing a onesie with his face all over it.However, he made a recovery and was able to walk out of the hospital on crutches within twelve days.Bloom had steel plates inserted into his backbone to support it, which have since been removed, except for a single screw.Bloom has been approached by UNICEF to act as an international ambassador.
He subsequently played the lead roles in Kingdom of Heaven and Elizabethtown (both 2005).
He had originally tried out for the part of Faramir, who doesn't appear until the second movie but the director, Peter Jackson, cast him as Legolas instead.
The success of the trilogy transformed Bloom from an unknown actor into one of world's best known celebrities.
Bloom has also been a part of Global Green, an environmental company, since the early 2000s.
As part of his environmental involvement, he has renovated his London home to use solar panels, incorporate recycled materials, and utilize energy efficient lightbulbs.