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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal Loki the mischievous and morally ambiguous brother has become a popular character within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his immense fan base, Disney+ has given Loki the title of his own spinoff series. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his character Loki in Thor, but he has many other talents too. A few interesting tidbits about the actor’s life and work 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 science-based family and he’s always had an interest in the arts and loved watching his mother perform. While he was a student in 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 was a student at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming heavily involved with stage production at the college stage. He worked for a long time in the theatre, before taking the transition to film and it was in the academy that he first met Thor director Kenneth Branagh. While Hiddleston had no previous acting experience, Branagh cast him in the role of Loki, the main Loki the villain. Loki that he’s continued to play for over 10 years.
Tom Hiddleston’s intention from the beginning was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s most memorable role was Thor in the movie, however, he actually tried out for the part. Even though he did screen-tests for the role, sporting the wig and a muscular physique the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to cast Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his playful humor.
The character actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who speaks multiple tongues. In preparation for his role on Kong: Skull Island, he even studied Mandarin. In addition to being a skilled public speaker, he’s also an accomplished performer, appearing in numerous shows and musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is well-known for his charitable contributions along with his acting career. He has been a vocal advocate for children’s rights and has worked to support organizations like WaterAid as well as the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his Ambassadorship for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
The love for dance of Hiddleston is evident in his roles specifically in High-Rise. In the film, which required for him to dance the dance routine in a ballroom, he studied the tango and the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most talented actors to ever play the role of the Bard.
Hiddleston has acted in a number of Shakespearean productions, which shows his broad experience in theatre. He has performed on stage as Cassio in Othello as Cassio in the play as Cassio, and Henry IV as Prince Hal and Prince Hal, both of which were performed at London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged on the London’s West End stage, he was the character Prince Fortinbras.
When it comes to the acting profession, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just have a place in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has voiced his character for numerous audio books which include The Testament of Loki, where he tells the story of his famous character, and The Night Manager which is an audiobook adapting a novel written by John Le Carre. To the video game The Avengers, he lent his voice to the game as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient of French and Spanish in addition to his own native English. Hiddleston also has a more German and Italian. Due to his proficiency with Spanish and Italian it was possible for him to apply it to his character for Sir Thomas Sharpe in the 2015 film Crimson Peak. In the stage production of Ibsen’s Enemy of the People, Hiddleston also sang in German.
The actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Over the time, Hiddleston has contributed to numerous worthy causes. He has served as an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organization and soliciting donations for children in need. He has also 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 an ambassador to the World Food Programme, where he has promised to do what he can to put an end the hunger that exists in the world.
Additionally, Tom Hiddleston is a developing DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t only interested in acting; he’s also a musician. He’s been the host of DJ at a number of events such as the Loki series’ premier event. Star actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been a DJ for the past decade and has performed in a handful of clubs in London. The DJ has described it as an “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a way of expression which allows an artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a famous meme.
The fans love Hiddleston so much due to the way he portrays Loki and his character, that it’s been used in numerous memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech