Orlando Bloom: ‘The closest I’ve come to death? I fell from a fourth-floor window’

The actor on stage fright, entitlement and losing his poodle

Born in Kent, Orlando Bloom, 44, played Legolas in The Lord Of The Rings and Will Turner in the Pirates Of The Caribbean films. His latest movie, Retaliation, is released digitally on 26 March. He lives in Santa Barbara with his partner, the singer Katy Perry, and their daughter; he also has a son with his former wife, the model Miranda Kerr.

When were you happiest?
When I was about to embark on filming The Lord Of The Rings, prior to any kind of fame or notoriety, full of hope and dreams, and excitement of the adventures ahead.

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