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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal Loki, Thor’s mischievous and morally ambiguous brother, has been a fan favorite in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With the huge number of fans he has, Disney+ has given Loki the title of his own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his character Loki in Thor however, he has other talents as well. Some interesting facts about the actor’s life as well as his career are included 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. He was born in Westminster, London. Hiddleston was born to a family of scientists, but he always had an fascination with the arts and loved watching his mother perform. Although he studied acting at Eton College, he was known as “Piddle” by his fellow students due to his surname.
Thor actor 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 theatre before making the move to film and it was here that he first was introduced to Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Although Hiddleston had no previous acting background, Branagh took him on to take the lead role of the Loki the villain. Loki that he’s been playing for more than 10 years.
Tom Hiddleston’s initial intention was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s most memorable role was Thor, but he actually auditioned for the role. Even though he did screen-tests for the role, sporting an afro and a muscle-bound body Director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to choose Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his mischievous comedy.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who is fluent in several tongues. In preparation for his part of Kong: Skull Island, he even studied Mandarin. In addition to being a skilled public speaker, he is also a skilled singer, and has appeared in numerous shows and musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of charitable causes.
Hiddleston is well-known for his charitable contributions as well as his acting profession. Hiddleston is a champion for children’s causes and has worked for the benefit of organisations like WaterAid and the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his role as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
Hiddleston’s passion for dancing is evident in his performances especially in High-Rise. To play the role in the film, which required for him to perform the dance routine in a ballroom environment, he studied the tango and the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the finest actors of the present to ever portray the Bard.
Hiddleston has acted in numerous Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his vast experience in the theatre. He has performed on the stage as Cassio in Othello in the role of Cassio in the play as Cassio, and Henry IV as Prince Hal, both at the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged by the London’s West End stage, he portrayed Prince Fortinbras.
When it is about 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, in which he narrates the tale of his famous character, as well as The Night Manager, an audio book that is a reworking of an original novel by John Le Carre. In the video game The Avengers, he lent his voice, too.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is fluent of French and Spanish in addition to his native English. Hiddleston also has a more German along with Italian. Due to his proficiency of Spanish and Italian and Italian, he was able to use 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.
Over the years, Hiddleston has contributed to many worthy causes. He’s been an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the organization’s message and soliciting donations to help those in the need. He also visited refugee camps and helped draw attention to the dire situation of Syrian refugees as a volunteer for The International Medical Corps. In addition, he’s been an ambassador for the World Food Programme, where he has pledged to do everything he can to help bring an end the hunger that exists in the world.
In addition, Tom Hiddleston is a promising DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested in acting, he’s also a musician. He’s performed the role of DJ at a variety of functions, including the Loki series’ premier event. The actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he has been DJ for more than a decade, and has played at several clubs in London. The DJ has described it as being a “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a way of expression that offers an artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a well-known meme.
The fans love Hiddleston so much due to the way he portrays Loki which has seen his face used in a myriad of memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech