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Orlando
Orlando
Orlando is a major city in the U.S. state of Florida.Orlando may also refer to-Places:* in Florida** Orlando, a major city** Greater Orlando, the 27th-largest metropolitan area in the United States...

is a major city in the U.S. state of Florida.

Orlando may also refer to
  • in Florida
    • Orlando
      Orlando
      Orlando is a major city in the U.S. state of Florida.Orlando may also refer to-Places:* in Florida** Orlando, a major city** Greater Orlando, the 27th-largest metropolitan area in the United States...

      , a major city
    • Greater Orlando, the 27th-largest metropolitan area in the United States
    • Orlando International Airport
      Orlando International Airport
      Orlando International Airport is a major international airport located southeast of the central business district of Orlando. It is the second busiest airport in Florida, after Miami International Airport...

      , the busiest airport in the State of Florida
    • Orlando (Amtrak station)
      Orlando (Amtrak station)
      The Orlando Amtrak station lies south of Downtown Orlando, about a mile south of the old stations at Church Street and Central Boulevard. It was built in 1926 by M. A. Griffith and W. T. Hadlow for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad in the Spanish Mission style, and used by the Seaboard Coast Line...

  • Orlando, Kentucky
    Orlando, Kentucky
    Orlando is an unincorporated community in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, United States....

  • Orlando, Oklahoma
    Orlando, Oklahoma
    Orlando is a town in Logan and Payne counties in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The population was 201 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Statistical Area.-Geography:Orlando is located at ....

  • Orlando, Soweto
    Orlando, Soweto
    Orlando is a township in the urban area of Soweto, in the city of Johannesburg . It is the most densely populated area of South Africa. The township was founded in 1931 and named after Edwin Orlando Leake, Mayor of Johannesburg from 1925 to 1926...

    , a subdivision of Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Orlando Baccino
    Orlando Baccino
    Orlando Baccino Granja is male judoka from Argentina. He claimed the silver medal in the Men's Heavyweight division at the 1991 Pan American Games in Havana, Cuba. Baccino represented his native South American country in four consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1992.-References:***...

     (born 1970), Argentine judoka
  • Orlando Bloom
    Orlando Bloom
    Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom is an English actor. He had his break-through roles in 2001 as the elf-prince Legolas in The Lord of the Rings and starring in 2003 as blacksmith Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, and subsequently established himself as a lead in Hollywood...

     (born 1977), British actor
  • Orlando Brown
    Orlando Brown
    Orlando Brown is an American actor and musician. A child actor, his early roles included 3J in Family Matters, Eddie Thomas in That's So Raven, Tiger in Major Payne, and Nelson in The Jamie Foxx Show. He was also the voice of Sticky Web on the animated TV series The Proud Family...

     (born 1987), American actor
  • Orlando Cabrera
    Orlando Cabrera
    Orlando Luis Cabrera, nicknamed "O-Cab" and "The OC", is a Colombian-American baseball infielder.He won a World Series championship in 2004 with the Boston Red Sox. He has played for the Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, Minnesota Twins,...

     (born 1974), Colombian baseball player
  • Orlando Cepeda
    Orlando Cepeda
    Orlando Manuel Cepeda Pennes is a former Puerto Rican Major League Baseball first baseman.Cepeda was born to a poor family. His father, Pedro Cepeda, was a baseball player in Puerto Rico, which influenced his interest in the sport from a young age. His first contact with professional baseball was...

     (born 1937), Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Orlando di Lasso (1530 or 1532-1594), Franco-Flemish composer
  • Orlando Engelaar
    Orlando Engelaar
    Orlando Engelaar is a Dutch footballer who currently plays as a centre midfielder for Dutch Eredivisie club PSV...

     (born 1979), Dutch football (soccer) player
  • Orlando Figes
    Orlando Figes
    Orlando Figes is a British historian of Russia, and Professor of History at Birkbeck, University of London.-Overview:Figes is the son of the feminist writer Eva Figes. His sister is the author and editor Kate Figes. He attended William Ellis School in north London from 1971-78...

     (born 1959), British historian of Russia
  • Charles Orlando, Dauphin of France
    Charles Orlando, Dauphin of France
    Charles Orlando, Dauphin of France was the eldest son and heir of Charles VIII of France and Anne of Brittany....

     (1492–1495)
  • Orlando Jacinto Garcia
    Orlando Jacinto Garcia
    Orlando Jacinto Garcia is a Cuban-American composer of contemporary classical music.He received a DMA degree in composition from the University of Miami in 1985. He studied composition with Morton Feldman....

     (born 1954), Cuban-born American composer
  • Orlando Luis Garcia
    Orlando Luis Garcia
    Orlando Luis Garcia is a former Texas state legislator and a United States federal judge sitting on the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas...

     (born 1952), United States district court judge
  • Orlando Quintana
    Orlando Quintana
    Orlando Quintana García is a Spanish footballer who plays for SD Ponferradina as a goalkeeper.-External links:* **...

     (born 1978), Spanish football (soccer) goalkeeper
  • Orlando Gatinchi
    Orlando Gatinchi
    Orlando Gatinchi is a retired male breaststroke and freestyle swimmer from Puerto Rico. He competed for his native country at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montréal, Canada, aged nineteen....

     (born 1957), Puerto Rican breaststroke swimmer
  • Orlando Gibbons
    Orlando Gibbons
    Orlando Gibbons was an English composer, virginalist and organist of the late Tudor and early Jacobean periods...

     (1583-1625), English composer
  • Orlando Hernández
    Orlando Hernández
    Orlando Hernández Pedroso , nicknamed "El Duque", is a former Cuban right-handed baseball pitcher....

     (born 1965), Cuban-born American baseball player
  • Orlando Hudson
    Orlando Hudson
    Orlando Thill Hudson is an American professional baseball second baseman with the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball.-Early life and high school career:...

     (born 1977), American baseball player
  • Orlando Jones
    Orlando Jones
    Orlando Jones is an American comedian and film and television actor. He is notable for being one of the original cast members of the sketch comedy series MADtv and for his role as the 7 Up spokesman from 1999-2002.-Early life:...

     (born 1968), American comedian and actor
  • Orlando Jordan
    Orlando Jordan
    Orlando Jordan is an American professional wrestler, most recently signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. Jordan is best known for his tenure in World Wrestling Entertainment, where he was a one-time United States Champion....

     (born 1980), American professional wrestler
  • Ernest Orlando Lawrence (1901–1958), American nobel prize winner in physics
  • Orlando Letelier
    Orlando Letelier
    Marcos Orlando Letelier del Solar was a Chilean economist, Socialist politician and diplomat during the presidency of Socialist President Salvador Allende...

     (1932–1976), Chilean diplomat
  • Orlando Pace
    Orlando Pace
    Orlando Lamar Pace is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams first overall in the 1997 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State. Pace has started all 16 games eight times and blocked for three straight NFL MVPs...

     (born 1975), American NFL player
  • Orlando Peña
    Orlando Peña
    Orlando Gregorio Peña Quevara is a former pitcher who played in Major League Baseball between 1958 and 1975 for the Cincinnati Reds , Kansas City Athletics , Detroit Tigers , Cleveland Indians , Pittsburgh Pirates , Baltimore Orioles , St...

     (born 1933), former Cuban baseball pitcher
  • Orlando M.
Encyclopedia
Orlando
Orlando
Orlando is a major city in the U.S. state of Florida.Orlando may also refer to-Places:* in Florida** Orlando, a major city** Greater Orlando, the 27th-largest metropolitan area in the United States...

is a major city in the U.S. state of Florida.

Orlando may also refer to

Places

  • in Florida
    • Orlando
      Orlando
      Orlando is a major city in the U.S. state of Florida.Orlando may also refer to-Places:* in Florida** Orlando, a major city** Greater Orlando, the 27th-largest metropolitan area in the United States...

      , a major city
    • Greater Orlando, the 27th-largest metropolitan area in the United States
    • Orlando International Airport
      Orlando International Airport
      Orlando International Airport is a major international airport located southeast of the central business district of Orlando. It is the second busiest airport in Florida, after Miami International Airport...

      , the busiest airport in the State of Florida
    • Orlando (Amtrak station)
      Orlando (Amtrak station)
      The Orlando Amtrak station lies south of Downtown Orlando, about a mile south of the old stations at Church Street and Central Boulevard. It was built in 1926 by M. A. Griffith and W. T. Hadlow for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad in the Spanish Mission style, and used by the Seaboard Coast Line...

  • Orlando, Kentucky
    Orlando, Kentucky
    Orlando is an unincorporated community in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, United States....

  • Orlando, Oklahoma
    Orlando, Oklahoma
    Orlando is a town in Logan and Payne counties in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The population was 201 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Statistical Area.-Geography:Orlando is located at ....

  • Orlando, Soweto
    Orlando, Soweto
    Orlando is a township in the urban area of Soweto, in the city of Johannesburg . It is the most densely populated area of South Africa. The township was founded in 1931 and named after Edwin Orlando Leake, Mayor of Johannesburg from 1925 to 1926...

    , a subdivision of Johannesburg, South Africa

Given name

  • Orlando Baccino
    Orlando Baccino
    Orlando Baccino Granja is male judoka from Argentina. He claimed the silver medal in the Men's Heavyweight division at the 1991 Pan American Games in Havana, Cuba. Baccino represented his native South American country in four consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1992.-References:***...

     (born 1970), Argentine judoka
  • Orlando Bloom
    Orlando Bloom
    Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom is an English actor. He had his break-through roles in 2001 as the elf-prince Legolas in The Lord of the Rings and starring in 2003 as blacksmith Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, and subsequently established himself as a lead in Hollywood...

     (born 1977), British actor
  • Orlando Brown
    Orlando Brown
    Orlando Brown is an American actor and musician. A child actor, his early roles included 3J in Family Matters, Eddie Thomas in That's So Raven, Tiger in Major Payne, and Nelson in The Jamie Foxx Show. He was also the voice of Sticky Web on the animated TV series The Proud Family...

     (born 1987), American actor
  • Orlando Cabrera
    Orlando Cabrera
    Orlando Luis Cabrera, nicknamed "O-Cab" and "The OC", is a Colombian-American baseball infielder.He won a World Series championship in 2004 with the Boston Red Sox. He has played for the Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, Minnesota Twins,...

     (born 1974), Colombian baseball player
  • Orlando Cepeda
    Orlando Cepeda
    Orlando Manuel Cepeda Pennes is a former Puerto Rican Major League Baseball first baseman.Cepeda was born to a poor family. His father, Pedro Cepeda, was a baseball player in Puerto Rico, which influenced his interest in the sport from a young age. His first contact with professional baseball was...

     (born 1937), Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Orlando di Lasso (1530 or 1532-1594), Franco-Flemish composer
  • Orlando Engelaar
    Orlando Engelaar
    Orlando Engelaar is a Dutch footballer who currently plays as a centre midfielder for Dutch Eredivisie club PSV...

     (born 1979), Dutch football (soccer) player
  • Orlando Figes
    Orlando Figes
    Orlando Figes is a British historian of Russia, and Professor of History at Birkbeck, University of London.-Overview:Figes is the son of the feminist writer Eva Figes. His sister is the author and editor Kate Figes. He attended William Ellis School in north London from 1971-78...

     (born 1959), British historian of Russia
  • Charles Orlando, Dauphin of France
    Charles Orlando, Dauphin of France
    Charles Orlando, Dauphin of France was the eldest son and heir of Charles VIII of France and Anne of Brittany....

     (1492–1495)
  • Orlando Jacinto Garcia
    Orlando Jacinto Garcia
    Orlando Jacinto Garcia is a Cuban-American composer of contemporary classical music.He received a DMA degree in composition from the University of Miami in 1985. He studied composition with Morton Feldman....

     (born 1954), Cuban-born American composer
  • Orlando Luis Garcia
    Orlando Luis Garcia
    Orlando Luis Garcia is a former Texas state legislator and a United States federal judge sitting on the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas...

     (born 1952), United States district court judge
  • Orlando Quintana
    Orlando Quintana
    Orlando Quintana García is a Spanish footballer who plays for SD Ponferradina as a goalkeeper.-External links:* **...

     (born 1978), Spanish football (soccer) goalkeeper
  • Orlando Gatinchi
    Orlando Gatinchi
    Orlando Gatinchi is a retired male breaststroke and freestyle swimmer from Puerto Rico. He competed for his native country at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montréal, Canada, aged nineteen....

     (born 1957), Puerto Rican breaststroke swimmer
  • Orlando Gibbons
    Orlando Gibbons
    Orlando Gibbons was an English composer, virginalist and organist of the late Tudor and early Jacobean periods...

     (1583-1625), English composer
  • Orlando Hernández
    Orlando Hernández
    Orlando Hernández Pedroso , nicknamed "El Duque", is a former Cuban right-handed baseball pitcher....

     (born 1965), Cuban-born American baseball player
  • Orlando Hudson
    Orlando Hudson
    Orlando Thill Hudson is an American professional baseball second baseman with the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball.-Early life and high school career:...

     (born 1977), American baseball player
  • Orlando Jones
    Orlando Jones
    Orlando Jones is an American comedian and film and television actor. He is notable for being one of the original cast members of the sketch comedy series MADtv and for his role as the 7 Up spokesman from 1999-2002.-Early life:...

     (born 1968), American comedian and actor
  • Orlando Jordan
    Orlando Jordan
    Orlando Jordan is an American professional wrestler, most recently signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. Jordan is best known for his tenure in World Wrestling Entertainment, where he was a one-time United States Champion....

     (born 1980), American professional wrestler
  • Ernest Orlando Lawrence (1901–1958), American nobel prize winner in physics
  • Orlando Letelier
    Orlando Letelier
    Marcos Orlando Letelier del Solar was a Chilean economist, Socialist politician and diplomat during the presidency of Socialist President Salvador Allende...

     (1932–1976), Chilean diplomat
  • Orlando Pace
    Orlando Pace
    Orlando Lamar Pace is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams first overall in the 1997 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State. Pace has started all 16 games eight times and blocked for three straight NFL MVPs...

     (born 1975), American NFL player
  • Orlando Peña
    Orlando Peña
    Orlando Gregorio Peña Quevara is a former pitcher who played in Major League Baseball between 1958 and 1975 for the Cincinnati Reds , Kansas City Athletics , Detroit Tigers , Cleveland Indians , Pittsburgh Pirates , Baltimore Orioles , St...

     (born 1933), former Cuban baseball pitcher
  • Orlando M. Pilchard, nom de plume of Nick Pelling
    Nick Pelling
    Nick Pelling is a British-born computer programmer, best known for a series of 1980s computer games for the BBC Micro written under the nom-de-plume Orlando M. Pilchard. He was educated at Brentwood School, and has both a BSc in Maths and Philosophy and an MBA with Distinction...

     (born 1964), British computer programmer
  • Orlando Pizzolato
    Orlando Pizzolato
    Orlando Pizzolato is a retired long-distance runner from Italy, who represented his native country in the men's marathon at the 1988 Summer Olympics, finishing in 16th place...

     (born 1958), Italian long-distance runner
  • Orlando Reeves
    Orlando Reeves
    According to one tale on the origin of the name of Orlando, Florida, Sentinel Orlando Reeves was an American soldier who was killed during the Seminole War, when he was about to fire a warning shot to his fellow soldiers....

    , eponym of Orlando, Florida
  • Orlando Serrell
    Orlando Serrell
    Orlando L. Serrell is an "acquired savant" — someone who exhibits savant skills after CNS injury or disease, as opposed a person born with autistic disorder or other developmental disability....

     (born 1968), American savant
  • Orlando "Tubby" Smith
    Tubby Smith
    Orlando "Tubby" Smith is an American college basketball coach. He is currently the men's basketball head coach at the University of Minnesota...

     (born 1951), college basketball coach
  • Orlando Vásquez
    Orlando Vásquez
    Orlando Antonio Vásquez Mendoza is a retired male weightlifter from Nicaragua. He competed in two Summer Olympics for his native Central American country during his career, and twice claimed a bronze medal at the Pan American Games in the men's flyweight division.-References:*...

     (born 1969), Nicaraguan weightlifter
  • Orlando Ward
    Orlando Ward
    Orlando Ward was a career United States Army Officer. During World War II, as a Major General, he commanded the U.S. 1st Armored Division during Operation Torch...

     (1891-1972), American major general
  • Orlando Zapata (1967-2010), Cuban human rights activist

Surname

  • Fritz von Herzmanovsky-Orlando (1888–1954), Austrian author and designer
  • Joe Orlando
    Joe Orlando
    Joseph Orlando was a prolific illustrator, writer, editor and cartoonist during a lengthy career spanning six decades...

     (1927—1998), Italian American illustrator, writer, editor and cartoonist
  • Tony Orlando
    Tony Orlando
    Michael Anthony Orlando Cassavitis , better known as Tony Orlando, is an American show business professional, best known as the lead singer of the group Tony Orlando and Dawn in the early 1970s. Discovered by producer Don Kirshner, Orlando had songs on the charts in 1961 when he was 16, "Halfway to...

     (born 1944), American singer
  • Leoluca Orlando
    Leoluca Orlando
    Leoluca Orlando , is an Italian politician, who was mayor of Palermo in 1985-1990 and 1993-2000. He is best known for his strong opposition to the Sicilian Mafia.-Biography:Orlando was born in Palermo...

     (born 1947), Italian politician
  • Silvio Orlando
    Silvio Orlando
    Silvio Orlando is an Italian actor.Orlando was born in Naples. He worked with numerous Italian directors such as Nanni Moretti, Daniele Luchetti, Carlo Mazzacurati, Gabriele Salvatores and others...

     (born 1957), Italian lawyer and actor
  • Bo Orlando
    Bo Orlando
    Joseph John "Bo" Orlando is a retired American football safety player for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Houston Oilers, San Diego Chargers, and Cincinnati Bengals.-High school career:...

     (born 1966), American football player
  • Vittorio Emanuele Orlando
    Vittorio Emanuele Orlando
    Vittorio Emanuele Orlando was an Italian diplomat and political figure. He was born in Palermo, Sicily. His father, a landed gentleman, delayed venturing out to register his son's birth for fear of Giuseppe Garibaldi's 1,000 patriots who had just stormed into Sicily on the first leg of their march...

     (1860—1952), Italian prime minister
  • Bobby Orlando
    Bobby Orlando
    Robert Philip Orlando , also known as Bobby Orlando, is an American record producer, dance music artist, musician and songwriter.- Early life :...

    , American dance music artist and record producer, also known as "Bobby O"

Stage name

  • Orlando or The Incredible Orlando, stage names of Jack Birkett
    Jack Birkett
    Jack Birkett was a British dancer, mime artist, actor and singer, best known for his work on stage as a member of Lindsay Kemp's theatre company, and in the films of Derek Jarman. He was often billed as Orlando or The Incredible Orlando. Most of his best-known work was done when he was totally...

     (1934-2010), British theatre performer and film actor

Literature

  • Orlando (As You Like It)
    Orlando (As You Like It)
    Orlando is a fictional character and the romantic male lead in the comedy As You Like It by William Shakespeare.Orlando is the youngest son of the deceased Sir Rowland de Boys and a brother to Oliver. He was resents the harsh treatment he receives at Oliver's hands and complains that Oliver...

    , a character in William Shakespeare's As You Like It
  • Orlando: A Biography
    Orlando: A Biography
    Orlando: A Biography is an influential novel by Virginia Woolf, first published on 11 October 1928. A semi-biographical novel based in part on the life of Woolf's lover Vita Sackville-West, it is generally considered one of Woolf's most accessible novels...

    , a novel by Virginia Woolf
  • Orlando (The Marmalade Cat)
    Orlando (The Marmalade Cat)
    Orlando is the eponymous hero of a series of 19 illustrated children's books written by Kathleen Hale between 1938 and 1972 by various publishers including Country Life....

    , the cat from a series of illustrated children's books
  • Orlando (comics), a character from The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Film and television

  • Orlando (film)
    Orlando (film)
    Orlando is a 1992 film based on Virginia Woolf's novel Orlando: A Biography, starring Tilda Swinton as Orlando, Billy Zane as Marmaduke Bonthrop Shelmerdine, and Quentin Crisp as Queen Elizabeth. It was directed by Sally Potter....

    , a film based on the novel Orlando
  • Orlando (TV series)
    Orlando (TV series)
    Orlando is a British television thriller series for young adults which ran for four series between 1965 and 1968. Made by Associated-Rediffusion for the ITV network, it stars Sam Kydd as Orlando O'Connor, the character he had played in the adult television series Crane.-Cast:-External links:* at...

    , an early 1960s British thriller series for young adults

Music

  • Orlando (opera)
    Orlando (opera)
    Orlando is an opera seria in three acts by George Frideric Handel written for the Royal Academy of Music . The Italian-language libretto was adapted from Carlo Sigismondo Capece's L'Orlando after Ludovico Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, which was also the source of Handel's operas Alcina and...

    , an opera seria by Handel
  • Orlando (band)
    Orlando (band)
    Orlando was the most successful and visible band to emerge from the extremely brief Romo movement of the mid-'90s. Formed from the ashes of Sarah Records band Shelley, Orlando were led by lyricist/guitarist Dickon Edwards, and singer/songwriter Tim Chipping...

    , an English band of the 1990s
  • Orlando (label)
    Orlando (label)
    Orlando is a French record label, owned by Orlando .-History:The label was created by Bruno Gigliotti and went by several names including International Show, International Shows, and Orlando/International Show. In 1970, it produced recordings from Dalida. After her death, Orlando produced several...

    , a French record label, owned by Orlando (aka Bruno Gigliotti)
  • "Orlando", from the musical The Book of Mormon

Other

  • Orlando (horse)
    Orlando (horse)
    Orlando was a British Thoroughbred racehorse best known for winning the Epsom Derby and as a Leading sire in Great Britain & Ireland.-Racing record:...

    , a British Thoroughbred racehorse
  • Chevrolet Orlando
    Chevrolet Orlando
    The Chevrolet Orlando is a five-door, seven-seat compact MPV manufactured by GM Korea under the Chevrolet division for world-wide markets-First generation :It was introduced as a concept vehicle at the 2008 Paris Motor Show...

    , a concept car from the 2008 Paris Auto Show
  • Orlando Wines
    Orlando Wines
    Orlando Wines is an Australian winery located in the small township of Rowland Flat, between Lyndoch and Tanunda, in South Australia's Barossa Valley wine-growing region. Orlando Wines was the valley's first commercial winery. It is currently part of Pernod Ricard Pacific, a wholly owned subsidiary...

    , a winery located in the Barossa Valley of South Australia
  • USS Orlando (PF-99)
    USS Orlando (PF-99)
    USS Orlando , a Tacoma-class frigate, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for Orlando, Florida.She was authorized with the hull classification symbol PG-207 but reclassified PF-99 in April 1943. Her keel was laid down 2 August 1943 under a Maritime Commission Contract by...

    , a Tacoma-class United States Navy frigate
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