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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal Loki, Thor’s mischievous and morally uncertain brother, has earned him the respect of fans in 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 role as Loki in Thor however, he has other talents as well. Some interesting details about the actor’s life as well as his career are included 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. The family was based in Westminster, London. Hiddleston is a member of a scientific family however, he had always had an interest in the arts and loved watching his mother perform. While he was a student at Eton College, he was known as “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 theater at the college level. He spent a lengthy time in the theatre, before taking the move to film and it was here that he first came across Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Even though Hiddleston had no previous acting background, Branagh chose him to play the lead role of the Loki, the villain. Loki the character he’s continued to play for over 10 years.
Tom Hiddleston’s first intention was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s most memorable role was Thor and he even tried out for the part. Although he took an audition for the part while sporting a wig and muscle-bound physique the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to cast Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his wacky sense of humor.
The character actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who is proficient in a variety of languages. In preparation for his role of Kong: Skull Island, He even took classes in Mandarin. Aside from being a gifted public speaker, he’s also a gifted singer, and has appeared in various stage productions, musicals and even plays.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of charitable causes.
Hiddleston is popular for his charitable efforts as well as his acting profession. He has been a vocal advocate for children’s rights and has worked for the benefit of organisations such as WaterAid and 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 performances especially in High-Rise. For his part in the film, in which he was asked for him to perform a 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 plays, demonstrating his vast experience in the theatre. He has appeared on the stage on stage in Othello as Cassio and Henry IV as Prince Hal as Prince Hal. Both of them were staged at London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was performed on the London’s West End stage, he was the Prince Fortinbras.
When it is acting, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just need to be in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has been a voice actor in several audio books, including The Testament of Loki, where he is the voice of Loki, telling the tale of his iconic character, as well as The Night Manager which is an audiobook adaptation of a novel 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 speaking French and Spanish as well as being fluent in English. He also knows a little more German as well as Italian. With his proficiency 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.
The actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Through the years, Hiddleston has contributed to a number of worthwhile causes. He has worked as an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organization and soliciting donations to aid the children who are in desperate need. He has also visited refugee camps, and helped in bringing attention to the suffering of Syrian refugees through his work as a volunteer in The International Medical Corps. In addition, he has been a spokesperson of the World Food Programme, where he has promised to do all he can in order to bring an end to the global hunger crisis.
Furthermore, Tom Hiddleston is a budding DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested in acting; he’s also a musician. He’s played the role of DJ at a variety of events which include the Loki series’ premiere night. Star actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been DJ for over a decade and has performed at several nightclubs in London. DJing has been described by him as an “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a form of expression which allows the artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a popular meme.
Fans have a love affair with Hiddleston so much due to his depiction of Loki which has seen his face used in a myriad of memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech