I Met Tom Hiddleston
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal as Loki the mischievous and morally uncertain brother, has earned him the respect of fans in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his huge fan base, Disney+ has given Loki the title of his own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for playing Loki in Thor, but he has many other talents too. 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 father, a physicist James Hiddleston, and his casting director mother, Diana Hiddleston. Hiddleston was born in Westminster, London. Hiddleston came from a science-based family, but he always had an interest in the arts and was awed by watching his mother perform. While he was a student at Eton College, he was known as “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 being heavily involved in theatre on the college level. He worked for a long period in the theatre before taking the transition to film and it was here that he first came across Thor director Kenneth Branagh. While Hiddleston had no prior acting experience, Branagh took him on to take the lead role of the Loki the villain. Loki and he has kept for more than a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s first intention was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s most memorable role was Thor however, he also played the character. Even though he did a screen test to play the role while wearing an afro and a muscle-bound body the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to select Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his playful humor.
Actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who is proficient in a variety of languages. In preparation for his part as a character in Kong: Skull Island, he even studied Mandarin. Alongside being a great public speaker, he’s also a talented singer, and has appeared in various shows and musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is famous for his charitable work in addition to his acting career. He has been a vocal advocate for children’s causes and has worked for the benefit of organizations like WaterAid and the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his position as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
Hiddleston’s passion for dancing is evident in his roles especially in High-Rise. In the film, which called for him to dance an act of dance in a ballroom setting He studied the tango and the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the best modern actors to ever play the Bard.
Hiddleston has acted in a variety of Shakespearean productions, which shows his long-standing experience in theatre. He has appeared on stage on stage in Othello playing Cassio or Henry IV as Prince Hal as Prince Hal. Both of them were staged at London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged at London’s West End stage, he was the character Prince Fortinbras.
When it comes to performing, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just need to be in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has provided his voice 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 The Night Manager, an audio book adaptation of a novel written by John Le Carre. To the video game The Avengers, he lent his voice as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient in French and Spanish in addition to his own native English. He also knows a little more German along with 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 Ibsen’s Enemy of the People, Hiddleston also sang in German.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Over the decades, Hiddleston has contributed to a number of worthy causes. He has been a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading its message 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 volunteering in The International Medical Corps. In addition, he’s been a spokesperson of the World Food Programme, where he has promised to do what he can to put an end to the global hunger crisis.
In addition, Tom Hiddleston is a young DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t only interested in acting. He’s also a musician. He’s performed the role of DJ in a number of functions which include the Loki series’ premiere night. The actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he has been a DJ for the past decade, and has played at a few bars in London. DJing has been described by him as a “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a medium that offers the artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a famous meme.
The fans have a love affair with Hiddleston so much because of his depiction of Loki the character that it has been used in numerous memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech