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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal as Loki Loki, Thor’s naughty and morally ambiguous brother, has become a popular character within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With the huge number of fans he has, Disney+ has given Loki his very own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for playing Loki in Thor However, he also has other talents as well. Some interesting details about the actor’s life as well as his career are provided 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 into a scientific family however, he had always had an interest in the arts and loved watching his mother perform. While he was a student at 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 in theatre at the college stage. He worked for a long time in the theatre, before taking the leap to film, and it was at the Academy where he met Thor director Kenneth Branagh. While Hiddleston had no prior acting experience, Branagh cast him in the role of Loki, the main Loki, the villain. Loki the character he’s continued to play for over a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s first intention was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakout role was Thor and he even played the character. Although he took screen-tests for the role, sporting a wig and muscle-bound physique, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to choose Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his mischievous comedy.
The character actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who speaks several languages. In preparation for his role in Kong: Skull Island, he even studied Mandarin. Aside from being a gifted public speaker, he’s also a talented actor, having performed in various productions as well as musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of charitable causes.
Hiddleston is known for his charitable works alongside his acting career. Hiddleston is a champion for children’s rights and has worked to benefit 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 performances, particularly in High-Rise. As part of the film, which asked for him to perform a dance routine in a ballroom environment, was trained in the tango, as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the best modern actors to ever play the role of the Bard.
Hiddleston has performed in a number of Shakespearean productions, which shows his long-standing experience in theatre. He has performed on stage for Othello as Cassio as Cassio and Henry IV as Prince Hal as Prince Hal. Both of them were staged at London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged by London’s West End stage, he played the role of Prince Fortinbras.
When it comes to the acting profession, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just need to be in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has been a voice actor in several audio books that include The Testament of Loki, where he tells the tale of his iconic character, and The Night Manager The Night Manager, an audio book adaptation of a novel by John Le Carre. In play the online game The Avengers, he lent his voice, too.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is fluent in French and Spanish as well as his own native English. He also knows a little amount of German and Italian. With his proficiency with Spanish and Italian, he was able to utilize it in his character as 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.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Through the years, Hiddleston has contributed to a number of worthwhile causes. He’s been an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organisation and soliciting donations to help those in the need. He also has visited refugee camps, and helped draw attention to the dire situation of Syrian refugees as a volunteer for The International Medical Corps. Additionally, he has been a spokesperson with the World Food Programme, where he has pledged to do what he can to put an end to the global hunger crisis.
In addition, Tom Hiddleston is a budding DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested in acting. He’s also a musician. He has played the role DJ at a range of events such as the Loki series’s premiere celebration. Actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he has been DJing for over a decade, and has played in a handful of clubs in London. He described DJing as a “completely different way of expressing yourself” as well as a medium which allows an artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a famous meme.
The fans have a love affair with Hiddleston for his portrayal of Loki and his character, that it’s been used in countless memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech