Tom Hiddleston Bafta 2012
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal of Loki Loki, Thor’s naughty and morally confused brother, has been a fan favorite within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With the huge number of fans he has, Disney+ has given Loki the title of his own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his character Loki in Thor however, he is also a talented actor in other roles. A few interesting facts about the actor’s life as well as his career are included below.
In college, Tom Hiddleston was known as “Piddle.”
Tom Hiddleston was raised by his father, a physicist James Hiddleston, and his casting director mother, Diana Hiddleston. He was born in Westminster, London. Hiddleston is a member of a scientific family and he’s always had an interest in the arts and enjoyed watching his mom perform. While he was a student in Eton College, he was given the nickname “Piddle” by his fellow students due to his surname.
Thor Star Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston attended The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming heavily involved with theatre at the college stage. He spent a lengthy period in the theatre before taking the switch to film and it was there where he saw Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Even though Hiddleston did not have any previous acting previous experience Branagh took him on to take the leading role of the Loki, the villain. Loki and he has continued to play for over a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s intention from the beginning was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakthrough role was in Thor however, he also auditioned for the role. However, despite completing screen tests for the role wearing muscles-bound muscles and a wig the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to play Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his mischievous sense of humor.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who is proficient in a variety of tongues. In preparation for his part on Kong: Skull Island, he even studied Mandarin. Alongside being a great public speaker, he is also a gifted singer, having appeared in a number of shows and musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is famous for his charitable work along with his acting profession. He has been a vocal advocate for children’s rights and has contributed to organizations like WaterAid, The Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his role as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
The love for dance of Hiddleston is evident in his character, particularly in High-Rise. For his part in the film, which asked for him perform an act of dance in a ballroom setting, he studied the tango and the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most talented actors to ever portray the role of the Bard.
Hiddleston has appeared in several Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his extensive theatre experience. He has performed on stage for Othello acting as 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 staged on London’s West End stage, he was the character Prince Fortinbras.
When it is about actor, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just belong in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has been a voice actor in several audio books which include The Testament of Loki, in which he narrates the story of his famous character, and The Night Manager, an audio book version of the novel written by John Le Carre. In his role in the game The Avengers, he lent his voice as well.
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 knows a little bit of German along with Italian. With his fluency both in Spanish and Italian and Italian, he was able to use it in his role on screen as the character 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.
The actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Through the many years, Hiddleston has contributed to various worthwhile causes. He’s been a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading its message and soliciting donations in order to assist those in the need. He also has visited refugee camps to in bringing attention to the suffering of Syrian refugees by volunteering with The International Medical Corps. Additionally, he has been a spokesperson to the World Food Programme, where he has promised to do whatever he can to bring an end to hunger in the world.
In addition, Tom Hiddleston is a developing DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t only interested acting. He’s also a musician. He’s been the host DJ at a range of events like the Loki series’ premiere night. Actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been DJ for over a decade, and has played in a handful of clubs in London. DJing has been described by him as the “completely different way of expressing yourself” as well as a medium that allows the artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a famous meme.
The fans love Hiddleston so much due to his portrayal of Loki which has seen his face used in numerous memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech