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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal Loki Loki, Thor’s naughty and morally ambiguous brother has been a fan favorite within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his huge fan base, Disney+ has given Loki his very own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his character Loki in Thor, but he is also a talented actor in other roles. Some interesting details about the actor’s life and career are provided 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 is a member of a science-based family however, he had always had an passion for the arts and enjoyed watching his mom perform. Though he did his acting studies in Eton College, he was named “Piddle” by his fellow students because of his surname.
Thor Star Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston was a student at his time at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming very involved in stage production at the college stage. He spent a lengthy time in the theatre, before taking the move to film and it was in the academy where he saw Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Even though Hiddleston had no previous acting background, Branagh took him on to take the lead role of the villain Loki, which he has been playing for more than 10 years.
Tom Hiddleston’s intention from the beginning was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s most memorable role was Thor and he even attempted to play the character. However, despite completing a screen test for the role, sporting an afro and a muscle-bound body, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to select Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his playful humor.
The actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who is proficient in a variety of tongues. In preparation for his part as a character in Kong: Skull Island, Hiddleston even learned Mandarin. Alongside being a great public speaker, he is also a gifted actor, having performed in various productions as well as musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is well-known for his charitable contributions along with his acting career. Hiddleston is a champion for the cause of children and has worked to support organizations like WaterAid, The Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his Ambassadorship for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
Hiddleston’s passion for dancing is evident in his character specifically in High-Rise. In the film, which required for him to perform a dance routine in a ballroom environment, he studied the tango and the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most modern actors to ever portray the role of the Bard.
Hiddleston has been in a variety of Shakespearean productions, which shows his extensive theatre experience. He has appeared on the stage on stage in Othello playing Cassio and Henry IV as Prince Hal as Prince Hal. Both of them were staged at the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was performed at London’s West End stage, he portrayed Prince Fortinbras.
When it involves acting, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just fit in front of a camera.
Hiddleston has voiced his character in several audio books which include The Testament of Loki, where he tells stories of his famous character, as well as The Night Manager, an audio book adaptation of a novel by John Le Carre. To The video game The Avengers, he lent his voice too.
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 more German and Italian. With his fluency with Spanish and Italian it was possible for him to utilize it in his role on screen as the character 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.
Actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Through the decades, Hiddleston has contributed to numerous worthwhile causes. He has served as a 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 raise awareness of the situation of Syrian refugees through volunteering in the International Medical Corps. In addition, he’s been a spokesperson of the World Food Programme, where the organization has committed to doing what he can to put an end the hunger that exists in the world.
Additionally, Tom Hiddleston is a budding DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t only interested acting. He’s also a musician. He’s performed the role of DJ in a number of events like the Loki series’ premiere party. Tom Hiddleston is an actor. Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been a DJ for the past decade, and has played at several nightclubs in London. He has described DJing as the “completely different way of expressing yourself” as well as a medium that gives his “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a popular meme.
Fans have a love affair with Hiddleston so much because of his portrayal of Loki that his image has been used in countless memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech