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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal of Loki Loki, Thor’s naughty and morally ambiguous brother, has been a fan favorite in 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, but he has many other talents too. Some interesting facts about the actor’s life and work are provided 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. Hiddleston was born in Westminster, London. Hiddleston came from a science-based family and he’s always had an passion for the arts and enjoyed watching his mom perform. Even though he studied acting in Eton College, he was named “Piddle” by his fellow students because of his surname.
Thor actor Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston was a student at his time at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming heavily involved with theatre at the college stage. He worked for a long time in theatre before making the transition to film and it was in the academy that he first saw Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Although Hiddleston had no previous acting experience, Branagh took him on to take the role of Loki, the main villain Loki that he’s kept for more than 10 years.
Tom Hiddleston’s original intention was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakout role was Thor, but he actually attempted to play the character. While he performed a screen test to play the role while wearing muscles-bound muscles and a wig the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to cast Tom Hiddleston as Loki because due to his irresistible comedy.
The actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who speaks multiple languages. To prepare for his character in Kong: Skull Island, He even took classes in Mandarin. Alongside being a great public speaker, he’s also a gifted singer, having appeared in numerous shows and musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of charitable causes.
Hiddleston is well-known for his charitable contributions along with his acting career. He is an advocate for children’s issues and has worked to support organizations like WaterAid as well as the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his capacity as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
Hiddleston’s passion for dancing can be seen in his performance especially in High-Rise. As part of the film, which called for him to perform a dance routine in a ballroom setting, He studied the tango and the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most modern actors to play the role of the Bard.
Hiddleston has performed in a variety of Shakespearean productions, which shows his long-standing experience in theatre. He has appeared on stage as Cassio in Othello acting as Cassio and Henry IV as Prince Hal, both at London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was performed at the London’s West End stage, he was the Prince Fortinbras.
When it comes to acting, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just need to be in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has been a voice actor for several audio books, including The Testament of Loki, in which he narrates the tale of his famous character, and The Night Manager the audiobook adapting 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 fluent of French and Spanish as well as the language he speaks in his home country of English. He also knows a little some German and Italian. Due to his proficiency of Spanish and Italian and Italian, he was able to utilize 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.
The actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Over the time, Hiddleston has contributed to many worthy causes. He’s been an 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 draw attention to the dire situation of Syrian refugees as a volunteer for The International Medical Corps. In addition, he has been a spokesperson of the World Food Programme, where He has pledged to do everything he can to help bring an end to world hunger.
In addition, Tom Hiddleston is a budding DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested acting, he’s also a musician. He’s been the host DJ at a range of events like the Loki series’s premier night. Star actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been DJ for over a decade and has performed at several clubs in London. He has described DJing as a “completely different way of expressing yourself” as well as a medium that gives the artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a popular meme.
The fans are in love with Hiddleston so much due to his portrayal of Loki which has seen his face featured in a myriad of memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech