London Comic Con 2021 Tom Hiddleston
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal of Loki Loki, Thor’s naughty and morally uncertain brother, has become a popular character within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his massive fan base, Disney+ has given Loki his own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for playing Loki in Thor, but he is also a talented actor in other roles. A few interesting tidbits about his life and work are provided below.
In the college years, Tom Hiddleston was known as “Piddle.”
Tom Hiddleston was raised by his father, a physicist James Hiddleston, and his casting director mother, Diana Hiddleston. He was born in Westminster, London. Hiddleston was born to a family that was scientific However, he was always a person with an fascination with the arts and enjoyed watching his mother perform. While he was a student in Eton College, he was given the nickname “Piddle” by his fellow students due to 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 spent a lengthy time in theatre before making the switch to film and it was here where he was introduced to Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Even though Hiddleston had no previous acting background, Branagh took him on to take the lead role of the Loki the villain. Loki that he’s maintained for more than a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s initial intention was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s first big role was Thor and he even auditioned for the role. Even though he did a screen test for the part while sporting an afro and a muscle-bound body the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to select Tom Hiddleston as Loki because due to his irresistible sense of humor.
Actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who speaks multiple languages. In preparation for his part on Kong: Skull Island, He even took classes in Mandarin. In addition to being a skilled public speaker, he is also a skilled actor, having performed in various musicals and plays.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is famous for his charitable work in addition to his acting profession. He is an advocate for children’s issues and has worked for the benefit of 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.
The love for dance of Hiddleston is evident in his character especially in High-Rise. As part of the film, which required for him to perform the dance routine in a ballroom, was trained in the tango, as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the best modern actors to ever portray the Bard.
Hiddleston has been in a variety of Shakespearean productions, which shows his extensive theatre experience. He has appeared on the stage in Othello acting as Cassio and Henry IV as Prince Hal, both at the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was performed by the London’s West End stage, he portrayed Prince Fortinbras.
When it is about actor, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just fit in front of a camera.
Hiddleston has provided his voice for several audio books such as The Testament of Loki, in which he recounts the tale of his iconic character, and The Night Manager which is an audiobook adapting a novel by John Le Carre. To play the online game The Avengers, he lent his voice to the game as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is fluent in French and Spanish as well as the language he speaks in his home country of English. He also knows a little bit of German in addition to Italian. Due to his proficiency of Spanish and Italian which he could to make use of it in his character as 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.
Through the time, Hiddleston has contributed to various worthy causes. He has served as an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the organization’s message and soliciting donations for the children who are in desperate need. He has also visited refugee camps, and helped bring attention to the plight of Syrian refugees by volunteering with The International Medical Corps. Additionally, he has been a spokesperson for the World Food Programme, where he has pledged to do what he can to put an end to world hunger.
Additionally, Tom Hiddleston is a promising DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t only 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 premier 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 clubs in London. DJing has been described by him as being a “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a medium that gives an artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a popular meme.
The fans have a love affair with Hiddleston so much due to his portrayal of Loki and his character, that it’s been featured in a myriad of memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech