Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal Loki the mischievous and morally confused brother, has become a popular character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his immense fan base, Disney+ has given Loki his very own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his performance as Loki in Thor however, he has other talents as well. Some interesting facts about the actor’s life and career are given below.
In the college years, Tom Hiddleston was known as “Piddle.”
Tom Hiddleston was raised by his father who was a physicist, James Hiddleston, and his casting director mother, Diana Hiddleston. He was born in Westminster, London. Hiddleston came from a science-based family, but he always had an fascination with the arts and enjoyed watching his mom perform. Although he studied acting at Eton College, he was called “Piddle” by his fellow students due to 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 in theatre at the college stage. He worked for a long time in theatre before making the switch to film and it was there where he was introduced to Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Even though Hiddleston had no previous acting background, Branagh chose him to play the leading role of the Loki the villain. Loki, which he has kept for more than a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s original intention was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakout role was Thor in the movie, however, he actually tried out for the part. However, despite completing screen-tests for the role, sporting a wig and muscle-bound physique, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to choose Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his mischievous sense of humour.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who speaks multiple languages. In preparation for his part on Kong: Skull Island, he even studied Mandarin. Apart from being a talented public speaker, he’s also a gifted actor, having performed in a number of productions as well as musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of charitable causes.
Hiddleston is well-known for his charitable contributions as well as his acting profession. He has been a vocal advocate for children’s issues and has worked to support organisations like WaterAid and the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his Ambassadorship for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
Hiddleston’s passion for dancing is evident in his roles and in particular in High-Rise. For his part in the film, which asked for him to dance an act of dance in a ballroom environment, was trained in the tango, as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the finest actors of the present to ever portray the role of the Bard.
Hiddleston has acted in numerous Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his broad experience in theatre. He has performed on stage in Othello acting as Cassio or Henry IV as Prince Hal and Prince Hal, both of which were performed at London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged at London’s West End stage, he portrayed Prince Fortinbras.
When it involves the acting profession, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just belong in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has provided his voice in several audio books that include The Testament of Loki, where he is the voice of Loki, telling stories of his iconic character, as well as The Night Manager, an audio book adapting a novel by John Le Carre. In his role in the game The Avengers, he lent his voice as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient of French and Spanish as well as his own native English. He also speaks a amount of German in addition to Italian. Because of his proficiency both in Spanish and Italian which he could to use it in his role 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.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Through the years, Hiddleston has contributed to various worthy causes. He has worked as an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organization and soliciting donations in order to assist those in the need. He also has visited refugee camps and has helped draw attention to the dire situation of Syrian refugees by volunteering for the International Medical Corps. In addition, he’s been a spokesperson to the World Food Programme, where the organization has committed to doing what he can to put an end to the global hunger crisis.
Furthermore, Tom Hiddleston is a promising DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t only interested acting. He’s also an musician. He’s performed the role of DJ in a number of functions such as the Loki series’ premier event. Actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been DJing for over a decade, and has played in a handful of venues in London. He described DJing as being a “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a way of expression which allows the artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a popular meme.
The fans love Hiddleston so much due to the way he portrays Loki and his character, that it’s been featured in countless memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech