Tom Hiddleston As A Kid
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal of Loki the mischievous morally confused brother, has made him a fan favourite within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With the huge number of fans he has, Disney+ has given Loki his very own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for playing Loki in Thor however, he has many other talents, too. Some interesting facts about the actor’s life and career are provided below.
In college, 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. Hiddleston was born in Westminster, London. Hiddleston is a member of a science-based family however, he had always had an desire to be involved in the arts, and enjoyed watching his mother perform. While he was a student at Eton College, he was called “Piddle” by his fellow students because of his surname.
Thor Star Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston was a student at Hiddleston attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming heavily involved in theatre on the college stage. He spent a lengthy time in the theatre, before taking the move to film and it was there that he first came across Thor director Kenneth Branagh. While Hiddleston did not have any previous acting expertise, Branagh chose him to play 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 original intention was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s first big role was Thor and he even auditioned for the role. While he performed a screen test for the part while sporting a wig and muscle-bound physique, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to play Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his mischievous humor.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who speaks several tongues. In preparation for his part on Kong: Skull Island, the actor even took classes in Mandarin. Apart from being a talented public speaker, he’s also a gifted singer, having appeared in a number of productions as well as musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is well-known for his charitable contributions along with his acting career. He is an advocate for children’s causes and has contributed to organisations like WaterAid as well as the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his position as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
The love for dance of Hiddleston is evident in his roles especially in High-Rise. To play the role in the film, which called for him to perform the dance routine in a ballroom, was trained in the tango, as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the best modern actors to ever play the Bard.
Hiddleston has performed in several Shakespearean productions, which shows his long-standing experience in theatre. He has performed on the stage as Cassio in Othello as Cassio and Henry IV as Prince Hal and Prince Hal, both of which were performed at London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged by London’s West End stage, he was the Prince Fortinbras.
When it is performing, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just fit in front of a camera.
Hiddleston has voiced his character in several audio books that include The Testament of Loki, in which he recounts stories of his iconic character, as well as The Night Manager The Night Manager, an audio book adaptation of a novel written by John Le Carre. In The video game The Avengers, he lent his voice too.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient speaking French and Spanish as well as the language he speaks in his home country of English. He also speaks a bit of German in addition to Italian. With his fluency in Spanish and Italian which he could to use it in his character for Sir Thomas Sharpe in the 2015 film Crimson Peak. For the stage production of 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 various worthy causes. He has worked as an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organisation and soliciting donations for children in need. He also visited refugee camps, and helped draw attention to the dire situation of Syrian refugees as a volunteer as part of the International Medical Corps. In addition, he’s been an ambassador of the World Food Programme, where he has promised to do all he can in order to bring an end the hunger that exists in the world.
Additionally, Tom Hiddleston is a developing DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t only interested in acting, he’s also a musician. He has played the role of DJ at a variety of events like the Loki series’s premier event. Actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he has been a DJ for the past decade and has performed at several bars in London. He has described DJing as a “completely different way of expressing yourself” as well as a medium that offers an artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a famous meme.
The fans enjoy Hiddleston for his depiction of Loki and his character, that it’s been used in countless memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech