34 Tom Hiddleston
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal Loki the mischievous and morally confused brother, has earned him the respect of fans within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his huge fan base, Disney+ has given Loki the title of his own spinoff series. Tom Hiddleston is best known for playing Loki in Thor however, he has many other talents, too. Some interesting facts about the actor’s life and career are given below.
In the college years, Tom Hiddleston was known as “Piddle.”
Tom Hiddleston was raised by his father who was a physicist, James Hiddleston, and his casting director mother, Diana Hiddleston. Hiddleston was born in Westminster, London. Hiddleston came from a scientific family, but he always had an interest in the arts and loved watching his mother perform. Although he studied acting at Eton College, he was called “Piddle” by his fellow students due to his surname.
Thor actor Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston attended Hiddleston attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming heavily involved with stage production at the college level. He spent a lengthy period in the theatre before taking the leap to film, and it was there that he first was introduced to Thor director Kenneth Branagh. While Hiddleston had no prior acting experience, Branagh cast him in the lead role of the Loki the villain. Loki that he’s been playing for more than a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s original intention was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakout role was Thor, but he actually played the character. Although he took a screen test for the role wearing muscles-bound muscles and a wig, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to play Tom Hiddleston as Loki because due to his irresistible sense of humour.
The character actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who speaks several tongues. To prepare for his character as a character in Kong: Skull Island, Hiddleston even learned Mandarin. Aside from being a gifted public speaker, he’s also a skilled singer, and has appeared in several productions as well as musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is known for his charitable works in addition to his acting career. He is an advocate for children’s causes and has worked to support organisations like WaterAid and the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his position as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
The love for dance of Hiddleston is evident in his performances especially in High-Rise. For his part in the film, which asked for him perform an act of dance in a ballroom setting, Hiddleston studied the tango as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the best modern actors to ever play the Bard.
Hiddleston has acted in a number of Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his vast experience in the theatre. He has performed on the stage on stage in Othello in the role of Cassio or Henry IV as Prince Hal and Prince Hal, both of which were performed at London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was performed at the London’s West End stage, he played the role of Prince Fortinbras.
When it is the acting profession, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just have a place in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has provided his voice for numerous audio books such as The Testament of Loki, in which he narrates the story of his famous character, as well as The Night Manager, an audio book adaptation of a novel by John Le Carre. To the video game The Avengers, he lent his voice, too.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient of French and Spanish in addition to the language he speaks in his home country of English. Hiddleston also has a amount of German in addition to Italian. Because of his proficiency with Spanish and Italian it was possible for him to apply it to his role for Sir Thomas Sharpe in the 2015 film Crimson Peak. In the stage production of the Ibsen novel Enemy of the People, Hiddleston also sang in German.
The actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Through the decades, Hiddleston has contributed to a number of worthy causes. He has been a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organization and soliciting donations to help the children who are in desperate need. He has also visited refugee camps, and helped bring attention to the plight of Syrian refugees by volunteering for the International Medical Corps. In addition, he’s been a spokesperson of the World Food Programme, where the organization has committed to doing all he can in order to bring an end the hunger that exists in the world.
Additionally, Tom Hiddleston is a young DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested in acting, he’s also a musician. He’s been the host of DJ at a number of functions such as the Loki series’ premiere celebration. Star actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he has been DJ for over a decade, and has played at several venues in London. The DJ has described it as being a “completely different way of expressing yourself” as well as a medium which allows the artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a popular meme.
The fans enjoy Hiddleston so much due to his portrayal of Loki that his image has been used in numerous memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech