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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal as 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 series. Tom Hiddleston is best known for playing Loki in Thor However, he also has other talents as well. Some interesting facts about the actor’s life as well as his career are provided below.
In the college years, 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 to a science-based family, but he always had an interest in the arts and enjoyed watching his mom perform. Though he did his acting studies in Eton College, he was known as “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 being heavily involved in theater at the college level. He spent a lengthy time in the theatre, before taking the leap to film, and it was here where he came across Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Even though Hiddleston had no previous acting background, Branagh took him on to take the leading role of the Loki the villain. Loki the character he’s maintained for more than 10 years.
Tom Hiddleston’s first intention was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s first big role was Thor, but he actually attempted to play the character. While he performed a screen test for the role wearing a wig and muscle-bound physique and a tense body, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to choose Tom Hiddleston as Loki because due to his irresistible sense of humor.
Actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who is fluent in several tongues. In preparation for his part as a character in Kong: Skull Island, he even studied Mandarin. Aside from being a gifted public speaker, he’s also an accomplished singer, and has appeared in various musicals and plays.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of charitable causes.
Hiddleston is popular for his charitable efforts alongside his acting career. Hiddleston is a champion for children’s issues and has contributed to organizations like WaterAid, 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 and in particular in High-Rise. As part of the film, which called for him to perform an act of dance in a ballroom, Hiddleston studied the tango as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most talented actors to play the Bard.
Hiddleston has been in several Shakespearean productions, which shows his long-standing experience in theatre. He has performed on the stage for Othello playing Cassio and Henry IV as Prince Hal in the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged by the London’s West End stage, he portrayed Prince Fortinbras.
When it is about the acting profession, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just fit in front of a camera.
Hiddleston has been a voice actor for several audio books that include The Testament of Loki, where he is the voice of Loki, telling the story of his famous character, as well as The Night Manager which is an audiobook adapting a novel by John Le Carre. To the video game The Avengers, he lent his voice too.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is fluent of French and Spanish as well as being fluent in English. Hiddleston also has a amount of German in addition to Italian. Because of his proficiency with Spanish and Italian it was possible for him to apply it to his role 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 decades, Hiddleston has contributed to numerous worthwhile causes. He has worked as an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading its message and soliciting donations for children in need. He has also visited refugee camps, and helped bring attention to the plight of Syrian refugees through his work as a volunteer as part of The International Medical Corps. Additionally, he has been a spokesperson to the World Food Programme, where he has pledged to do whatever he can to bring an end to world hunger.
Additionally, Tom Hiddleston is a young DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested acting. He’s also a musician. He has played the role of DJ in a number of functions such as the Loki series’ premiere party. Star actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he has been DJ for more than a decade and has performed at a few nightclubs in London. He has described DJing as an “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a way of expression that offers his “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a famous meme.
Fans enjoy Hiddleston for his portrayal of Loki which has seen his face used in countless memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech