Bond 25 Tom Hiddleston
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal Loki the mischievous and morally ambiguous brother has made him a fan favourite within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his massive fan base, Disney+ has given Loki the title of his own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his performance as Loki in Thor however, he is also a talented actor in other roles. A few interesting facts about the actor’s life as well as his career are included below.
In the college years, Tom Hiddleston was known as “Piddle.”
Tom Hiddleston was raised by his physicist father, James Hiddleston, and his casting director mother, Diana Hiddleston. He was born in Westminster, London. Hiddleston was born to a family that was scientific and he’s always had an interest in the arts and loved watching his mother perform. Even though he studied acting at Eton College, he was named “Piddle” by his fellow students due to his surname.
Thor Star Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming very involved in theater at the college level. He worked for a long time in theatre before making the move to film and it was at the Academy that he first was introduced to Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Even though Hiddleston had no previous acting background, Branagh made him the lead actor in the leading role of the Loki, the villain. Loki that he’s been playing for more than a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s initial intention was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s first big role was Thor and he even tried out for the part. Although he took an audition for the role wearing muscles-bound muscles and a wig and a tense body, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to choose Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his mischievous sense of humor.
The character actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who is fluent in several languages. To prepare for his character as a character in Kong: Skull Island, Hiddleston even learned Mandarin. Alongside being a great public speaker, he is also a gifted singer, and has appeared in various productions as well as musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is popular for his charitable efforts along with his acting career. He has been a vocal advocate for children’s causes and has worked to support organizations like WaterAid, The Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his capacity as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
Hiddleston’s love of dance can be seen in his performance especially in High-Rise. To play the role in the film, in which he was asked for him to do an act of dance in a ballroom setting was trained in the tango, as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most modern actors to ever portray the role of the Bard.
Hiddleston has appeared in a variety of Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his vast experience in the theatre. He has appeared on the stage for Othello in the role of Cassio or Henry IV as Prince Hal as Prince Hal. Both of them were staged at the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged in the London’s West End stage, he was the Prince Fortinbras.
When it is about the acting profession, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just fit in front of a camera.
Hiddleston has provided his voice for several audiobooks such as The Testament of Loki, where he is the voice of Loki, telling the story of his iconic character, and The Night Manager which is an audiobook that is a reworking of an original novel by John Le Carre. To his role in the game The Avengers, he lent his voice as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is fluent with French and Spanish as well as being fluent in English. He also knows a little some German along with Italian. With his fluency in Spanish and Italian it was possible for him to apply it to his role in the role of Sir Thomas Sharpe in the 2015 film Crimson Peak. In the stage production for Ibsen’s Enemy of the People, Hiddleston also sang in German.
Actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Through the time, Hiddleston has contributed to numerous worthy causes. He has been an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading its message and soliciting donations to help those in the need. He also visited refugee camps and helped draw attention to the dire situation of Syrian refugees through volunteering as part of the International Medical Corps. In addition, he has been an ambassador to 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.
Furthermore, Tom Hiddleston is a young DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested acting, he’s also a musician. He’s performed the role of DJ at a variety of functions like the Loki series’s premier party. Actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been DJ for more than a decade and has performed at a few bars in London. He has described DJing as a “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a form of expression that offers an artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a famous meme.
Fans are in love with Hiddleston for his depiction of Loki and his character, that it’s been used in countless memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech