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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal of Loki the mischievous and morally confused brother, has earned him the respect of fans in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his huge fan base, Disney+ has given Loki his own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his role as Loki in Thor however, he is also a talented actor in other roles. 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 is a member of a family that was scientific, but he always had an fascination with the arts and loved watching his mother perform. Though he did his acting studies 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 was a student at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming heavily involved with theatre at the college level. He spent a lengthy time in the theatre, before taking the leap to film, and it was in the academy where he came across Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Even though Hiddleston was a novice actor with no prior previous experience Branagh took him on to take the role of Loki, the main Loki, the villain. Loki and he has continued to play for over a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s intention from the beginning was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s most memorable role was Thor in the movie, however, he actually auditioned for the role. Although he took a screen test for the role wearing the wig and a muscular physique the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to play Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his wacky humor.
The actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who speaks multiple languages. To prepare for his character in Kong: Skull Island, Hiddleston even learned Mandarin. Apart from being a talented public speaker, he is also an accomplished performer, appearing in several productions as well as musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of charitable causes.
Hiddleston is famous for his charitable work alongside his acting profession. He has been a vocal advocate for children’s rights and has contributed to organisations such as WaterAid, the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his position as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
His love of dancing is evident in his roles, particularly in High-Rise. As part of the film, which required for him to do an act of dance 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 role of the Bard.
Hiddleston has performed in several Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his broad experience in theatre. He has appeared on the stage as Cassio in Othello playing Cassio or Henry IV as Prince Hal, both at the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged on the London’s West End stage, he was the character Prince Fortinbras.
When it is about acting, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just need to be in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has provided his voice for several audiobooks that include The Testament of Loki, where he tells an account of the life of his iconic character, and The Night Manager, an audio book version of the novel by John Le Carre. For The video game The Avengers, he lent his voice to the game as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient in French and Spanish in addition to the language he speaks in his home country of English. Hiddleston also has a some German and Italian. Due to his proficiency with Spanish and Italian which he could to make use of it in his character as Sir Thomas Sharpe in the 2015 film Crimson Peak. For 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 decades, Hiddleston has contributed to a number of worthwhile causes. He has been an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organisation and soliciting donations to aid children in need. He has also visited refugee camps and has helped in bringing attention to the suffering of Syrian refugees through his work as a volunteer for The International Medical Corps. Additionally, he has been an ambassador with the World Food Programme, where he has promised to do whatever he can to bring 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 an musician. He has played the role of DJ at a variety of functions which include the Loki series’s premier celebration. Star actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been a DJ for the past decade, and has played at a few venues in London. The DJ has described it as a “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a way of expression that offers him “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a popular meme.
Fans are in love with Hiddleston so much due to his character portrayal as Loki that his image has been featured in a myriad of memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech