Elementary Cast Tom Hiddleston
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal as Loki the mischievous and morally uncertain brother, has become a popular character within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his immense fan base, Disney+ has given Loki his very own spinoff series. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his character Loki in Thor however, he has other talents as well. A few interesting facts about the actor’s life as well as his career are included below.
In college, 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. The family was based in Westminster, London. Hiddleston was born to a family of scientists and he’s always had an fascination with the arts and was awed by watching his mother perform. Although he studied acting in Eton College, he was known as “Piddle” by his fellow students due to his surname.
Thor star Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston was a student at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming heavily involved in stage production at the college stage. He spent a lengthy period in the theatre before taking the transition to film and it was there that he first met Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Even though Hiddleston had no previous acting experience, Branagh made him the lead actor in his role as the main character of the Loki the villain. Loki and he has kept for more than a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s intention from the beginning was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s first big role was Thor however, he also attempted to play the character. However, despite completing an audition for the role wearing the wig and a muscular physique, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to select Tom Hiddleston as Loki because due to his irresistible comedy.
Actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who is fluent in several tongues. In preparation for his part on Kong: Skull Island, the actor even took classes in Mandarin. Alongside being a great public speaker, he is also an accomplished performer, appearing in various stage productions, musicals and even plays.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is popular for his charitable efforts alongside his acting career. Hiddleston is a champion for children’s issues and has worked for the benefit of organisations such as WaterAid and the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his role as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
The love for dance of Hiddleston is evident in his character specifically in High-Rise. As part of the film, which called for him to perform his dance routine in a ballroom setting Hiddleston studied the tango as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most talented actors to play the Bard.
Hiddleston has acted in a variety of Shakespearean productions, which shows his vast experience in the theatre. He has appeared on the stage for Othello as Cassio in the play as Cassio, and Henry IV as Prince Hal, both at the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was performed at London’s West End stage, he played the role of Prince Fortinbras.
When it is about the acting profession, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just belong in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has been a voice actor for several audiobooks such as The Testament of Loki, where he is the voice of Loki, telling the tale of his iconic character, as well as The Night Manager which is an audiobook adaptation of a novel by John Le Carre. For play the online game The Avengers, he lent his voice as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient speaking French and Spanish in addition to the language he speaks in his home country of English. Hiddleston also has a more German as well as Italian. With his proficiency with Spanish and Italian it was possible for him to use it in his character on screen as the character 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.
Actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Over the decades, Hiddleston has contributed to various worthy causes. He has served as a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organization and soliciting donations in order to assist those in the need. He also visited refugee camps and helped bring attention to the plight of Syrian refugees through volunteering with the International Medical Corps. In addition, he’s been a spokesperson with the World Food Programme, where he has promised to do whatever he can to bring an end to hunger in the world.
Furthermore, Tom Hiddleston is a promising DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested acting. He’s also an musician. He has played the role of DJ at a number of functions which include the Loki series’s premiere celebration. The actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been a DJ for the past decade, and has played at several venues in London. He has described DJing as an “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a way of expression that allows the artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a popular meme.
Fans love Hiddleston for his portrayal of Loki that his image has been featured in a myriad of memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech