Smosh Interview Tom Hiddleston
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal Loki the mischievous morally uncertain brother, has been a fan favorite within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his huge fan base, Disney+ has given Loki the title of his own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his role as Loki in Thor, but he is also a talented actor in other roles. Some interesting details about the actor’s life and work are given 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 came from a scientific family, but he always had an interest in the arts and loved watching his mother perform. While he was a student at Eton College, he was given the nickname “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 being heavily involved in theater at the college stage. He spent a lengthy time in the theatre, before taking the leap to film, and it was in the academy that he first met Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Although Hiddleston had no prior acting previous experience Branagh cast him in his role as the main character of the Loki, the villain. Loki that he’s continued to play for over a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s initial intention was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s most memorable role was Thor and he even tried out for the part. Even though he did screen-tests to play the role while wearing a wig and muscle-bound physique the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to play Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his mischievous comedy.
Actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who speaks multiple tongues. In preparation for his role as a character in Kong: Skull Island, he even studied Mandarin. Aside from being a gifted public speaker, he is also a talented actor, having performed in various productions as well as musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is famous for his charitable work as well as his acting career. He is an advocate for children’s causes and has worked for the benefit of organisations such as 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 love of dance is evident in his roles specifically in High-Rise. As part of the film, which called for him perform an act of dance in a ballroom setting, was trained in the tango, as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the best modern actors to play the Bard.
Hiddleston has performed in a variety of Shakespearean productions, which shows his vast experience in the theatre. He has performed on stage in Othello acting 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 performed by the London’s West End stage, he was the character Prince Fortinbras.
When it involves performing, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just have a place in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has voiced his character in several audio books which include The Testament of Loki, in which he narrates the story of his iconic character, and The Night Manager which is an audiobook adaptation of a novel written 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 with French and Spanish in addition to his own native English. He also speaks a amount of German in addition to Italian. Because of his proficiency with Spanish and Italian it was possible for him to utilize it in his character for Sir Thomas Sharpe in the 2015 film Crimson Peak. In the stage production for the Ibsen novel Enemy of the People, Hiddleston also sang in German.
Actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Through the time, Hiddleston has contributed to a number of worthy causes. He’s been a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the organization’s message and soliciting donations to aid children in need. He 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 the organization has committed to doing everything he can to help bring an end to hunger in the world.
Furthermore, Tom Hiddleston is a budding DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t only interested in acting, he’s also a musician. He’s played the role of DJ at a variety of events such as the Loki series’ premiere event. Star actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been a DJ for the past decade, and has played at a few venues in London. The DJ has described it as an “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a medium which allows his “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a well-known meme.
Fans have a love affair with Hiddleston so much due to his portrayal of Loki that his image has been used in a myriad of memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech