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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal Loki the mischievous morally ambiguous brother has become a popular character within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his huge fan base, Disney+ has given Loki his very own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his role as Loki in Thor however, he has many other talents, too. Some interesting details about the actor’s life as well as his career are provided 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. Hiddleston was born in Westminster, London. Hiddleston was born to a family that was scientific, but he always had an passion for the arts and enjoyed watching his mom perform. Even though he studied acting at Eton College, he was called “Piddle” by his fellow students due to his surname.
Thor actor Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston was a student at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming heavily involved in theatre on the college level. He worked for a long time in the theatre, before taking the leap to film, and it was in the academy where he came across Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Although Hiddleston had no prior acting background, Branagh chose him to play the role of Loki, the main Loki, the villain. Loki the character he’s kept for more than 10 years.
Tom Hiddleston’s original intention was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakthrough role was in Thor however, he also tried out for the part. However, despite completing a screen test for the role wearing muscles-bound muscles and a wig the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to select Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his mischievous sense of humour.
The actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who is fluent in several tongues. In preparation for his role in Kong: Skull Island, the actor even took classes in Mandarin. Apart from being a talented public speaker, he is also a talented singer, having appeared in various musicals and plays.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is known for his charitable works in addition to his acting profession. He is an advocate for children’s issues and has worked to benefit organisations such as WaterAid, The Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his position as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
Hiddleston’s passion for dancing is evident in his character and in particular in High-Rise. For his part in the film, which called for him perform an act of dance in a ballroom, he studied the tango and the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most talented actors to ever play the Bard.
Hiddleston has acted in several Shakespearean productions, which shows his vast experience in the theatre. He has performed on the stage on stage in Othello acting as Cassio in the play as Cassio, and Henry IV as Prince Hal as Prince Hal. Both of them were staged at London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged by the London’s West End stage, he portrayed Prince Fortinbras.
When it comes to actor, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just have a place in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has provided his voice for numerous audio books such as The Testament of Loki, where he is the voice of Loki, telling stories of his iconic character, as well as The Night Manager which is an audiobook version of the novel by John Le Carre. In play the online game The Avengers, he lent his voice as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is fluent in French and Spanish as well as his native English. Hiddleston also has a more German as well as Italian. With his fluency both in Spanish and Italian, he was able to make use of it in his character for Sir Thomas Sharpe in the 2015 film Crimson Peak. In the stage production for Ibsen’s Enemy of the People, Hiddleston also sang in German.
Actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Over the many years, Hiddleston has contributed to a number of worthwhile causes. He has worked as a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organization and soliciting donations to help children in need. He also has visited refugee camps, and helped raise awareness of the situation of Syrian refugees through his work as a volunteer for the International Medical Corps. In addition, he has been an ambassador 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.
In addition, Tom Hiddleston is a budding DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t only interested acting, he’s also a musician. He’s performed the role DJ at a range of events such as the Loki series’ premier celebration. Star actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been DJ for over a decade, and has played at a few venues in London. The DJ has described it as a “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a medium that offers him “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a popular meme.
The fans love Hiddleston for his character portrayal as Loki that his image has been featured in numerous memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech