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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal Loki, Thor’s mischievous and morally confused brother, has made him a fan favourite within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his immense 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 also has many other talents too. A few interesting tidbits about the actor’s life as well as his career are given below.
In college, Tom Hiddleston was known as “Piddle.”
Tom Hiddleston was raised by his physicist father James Hiddleston, and his casting director mother, Diana Hiddleston. The family was based in Westminster, London. Hiddleston was born to a science-based family However, he was always a person with an interest in the arts and enjoyed watching his mother perform. Though he did his acting studies in Eton College, he was given the nickname “Piddle” by his fellow students because of his surname.
Thor Star Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming heavily involved with theatre at the college level. He worked for a long time in the theatre, before taking the move to film and it was here that he first was introduced to Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Although Hiddleston had no prior acting experience, Branagh cast him in the leading role of the villain Loki, which he has been playing for more than 10 years.
Tom Hiddleston’s initial intention was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s first big role was Thor however, he also auditioned for the role. However, despite completing an audition for the role wearing a wig and muscle-bound physique and a tense body, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to play Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his playful sense of humour.
The actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who is proficient in a variety of tongues. To prepare for his character on Kong: Skull Island, the actor even took classes in Mandarin. Alongside being a great public speaker, he is also a gifted singer, having appeared in several shows and musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of charitable causes.
Hiddleston is well-known for his charitable contributions along with his acting profession. He is an advocate for children’s rights and has worked to support organizations like WaterAid and The Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his role as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
Hiddleston’s passion for dancing can be seen in his performance, particularly in High-Rise. To play the role in the film, which required for him perform his dance routine in a ballroom environment, he studied the tango and the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most modern actors to ever play the role of the Bard.
Hiddleston has performed in a variety of Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his long-standing experience in theatre. He has performed on the stage in Othello playing Cassio in the play as Cassio, and Henry IV as Prince Hal, both at the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged in London’s West End stage, he played the role of Prince Fortinbras.
When it comes to actor, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just belong in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has voiced his character for several audiobooks that include The Testament of Loki, where he is the voice of Loki, telling stories of his famous character, and The Night Manager which is an audiobook adaptation of a novel by John Le Carre. To The video game The Avengers, he lent his voice to the game as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient with French and Spanish as well as his native English. Hiddleston also has a bit of German along with Italian. Because of his proficiency of Spanish and Italian it was possible for him to make use of it in his character on screen as the character 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.
It is said that actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Through the years, Hiddleston has contributed to various worthy causes. He has worked as a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading its message and soliciting donations to aid kids in dire need. He also has visited refugee camps and helped bring attention to the plight of Syrian refugees as a volunteer in the International Medical Corps. In addition, he’s been a spokesperson to the World Food Programme, where he has promised to do all he can in order to bring an end the hunger that exists in the world.
Furthermore, Tom Hiddleston is a budding DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested in acting, he’s also a musician. He has played the role of DJ at a number of functions such as the Loki series’ premiere celebration. Tom Hiddleston is an actor. Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been a DJ for the past decade and has performed at several bars in London. He described DJing as the “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a form of expression that gives him “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a famous meme.
The fans enjoy Hiddleston so much due to his portrayal of Loki that his image has been featured in numerous memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech