Susannah Fields Tom Hiddleston
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal Loki, Thor’s mischievous and morally ambiguous brother has become a popular character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his massive 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 however, he has many other talents too. A few interesting tidbits about the actor’s life and work 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. The family was based in Westminster, London. Hiddleston was born into a science-based family and he’s always had an desire to be involved in the arts, and loved watching his mother perform. Even though 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 Hiddleston attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after being heavily involved in stage production at the college stage. He worked for a long time in theatre before making the transition to film and it was here that he first was introduced to Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Even though Hiddleston did not have any previous acting previous experience Branagh cast him in the role of Loki, the main villain Loki and he has been playing for more than 10 years.
Tom Hiddleston’s initial intention was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s first big role was Thor and he even played the character. Even though he did screen tests for the role, sporting an afro and a muscle-bound body and a tense body, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to choose Tom Hiddleston as Loki because due to his irresistible sense of humour.
Actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who is proficient in a variety of tongues. To prepare for his character on Kong: Skull Island, He even took classes in Mandarin. Alongside being a great public speaker, he is also a skilled singer, and has appeared in numerous 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 organizations like WaterAid as well as the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his capacity as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
Hiddleston’s passion for dancing is evident in his roles specifically in High-Rise. For his part in the film, which called for him to do his dance routine in a ballroom setting, he studied the tango and the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the best modern actors to ever portray the Bard.
Hiddleston has performed in a number of Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his broad experience in theatre. He has performed on stage in Othello in the role of Cassio 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 at London’s West End stage, he was the character Prince Fortinbras.
When it is acting, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just belong in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has voiced his character for numerous audio books such as The Testament of Loki, in which he narrates the story of his famous character, as well as The Night Manager the audiobook adaptation of a novel written by John Le Carre. In The video game The Avengers, he lent his voice as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is fluent with French and Spanish in addition to being fluent in English. He also knows a little some German along with Italian. With his proficiency of Spanish and Italian, he was able to utilize it in his role 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.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Over the decades, Hiddleston has contributed to a number of worthy causes. He has been a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organisation and soliciting donations for those in the need. He also has visited refugee camps, and helped raise awareness of the situation of Syrian refugees through his work as a volunteer as part of The International Medical Corps. In addition, he’s been an ambassador to the World Food Programme, where he has pledged to do what he can to put an end to hunger in the world.
In addition, Tom Hiddleston is a budding DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested acting. He’s also an musician. He’s played the role of DJ at a number of functions, including the Loki series’ premiere night. Star actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been DJing for over a decade, and has played at a few bars in London. He has described DJing as being a “completely different way of expressing yourself” as well as a medium that allows him “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a well-known meme.
Fans love Hiddleston so much due to his portrayal of Loki and his character, that it’s been used in numerous memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech