Who is Sonia Constance Josephine Bloom?
Sonia Constance Josephine Bloom is the mother of the popular actor, Orlando Bloom. Sonia was born on June 10, 1950. She was born in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Unfortunately, there is nothing much to learn about Sonia. Most of the time, she keeps her life private.
Sonia only became popular after her son became a well-known celebrity.
Sonia Constance Josephine Bloom Son
Sonia’s son is Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Copeland Bloom, commonly known as Orlando Bloom.
Orlando was born on January 13, 1977. He is an English actor. Orlando made his breakthrough when he played the role of Legolas in the Lord of The Rings Trilogy.
He also played the same role in The Hobbit movie series. He gained further popularity when he appeared in adventure, historical, and epic fantasy films.
Orlando played the role of Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean movie series.
In 2007, Orlando made his professional stage debut at the Duke of York’s Theater in the West End in a play called “In Celebration”.
In 2013, Orlando starred in a Broadway adaptation of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. In 2018, Orlando returned to the theater for “Killer Joe” a West End revival of Tracy Lett’s story.
In 2015, Orlando achieved the BAFTA Britannia Humanitarian Award. He also was named a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2009.
Orlando Bloom Personal Life
Orlando Bloom was born in Canterbury, Kent, on January 13, 1997. According to his parents, he was named after Orlando Gibbons, a 16th-century English composer.
Orlando also has an older sister named Samantha.
At first, Orlando thought that his biological father was the husband of his mother, Harry Bloom. Harry Bloom is a South African anti-apartheid novelist.
However, Orlando’s mother revealed to him when he was 13 that his real father was Colin Stone. Colin Stone was a family friend and partner of his mother.
After Harry Bloom’s death, Colin Stone became Orlando’s legal guardian.
Sonia Constance Josephine Bloom Husband
Sonia’s husband was Harry Saul Bloom. He was born on January 1, 1913. Harry was a South African lecturer, activist, novelist, and journalist.
Harry Bloom was born into a Jewish family in South Africa. He went to the University of the Witwatersrand. In 1937, he obtained his law degree.
After that year, Harry subsequently became an advocate in Johannesburg. Harry married Beryl Cynthia Gordon in 1940. Harry only knows Beryl for three weeks before marrying her.
The couple moved to London. During the Blitz, they lived in Old Compton Street.
Beryl and Harry divorced shortly after Harry moved to London in 1963. This is where Harry met Sonia.
During the time, Sonia was a writer and a journalist. In 1967, the two married in Canterbury, Kent. Sonia had 2 kids. However, the father was not Harry.
Instead, the father is from an affair with Harry’s student. The first child is Samantha Bloom and the second child is Orlando Bloom.
Unfortunately, Harry passed away on July 28, 1981.