Tom Hiddleston Bound
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal as Loki, Thor’s mischievous and morally ambiguous brother, has been a fan favorite in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his immense fan base, Disney+ has given Loki his own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his role as Loki in Thor however, he has many other talents too. Some interesting facts about his life and work 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 is a member of a science-based family and he’s always had an interest in 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 Star Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston was a student at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming very involved in stage production at the college level. He worked for a long time in the theatre, before taking the move to film and it was here where he was introduced to Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Although Hiddleston had no prior acting experience, Branagh took him on to take his role as the main character of the Loki, the villain. Loki that he’s kept for more than a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s first intention was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakout role was Thor, but he actually auditioned for the role. While he performed screen tests for the part while sporting a wig and muscle-bound physique Director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to select Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his playful sense of humor.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who speaks several languages. In preparation for his role of Kong: Skull Island, Hiddleston even learned Mandarin. Aside from being a gifted public speaker, he is also an accomplished performer, appearing in a number of productions as well as musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is popular for his charitable efforts as well as 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 position as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
Hiddleston’s passion for dancing is evident in his roles especially in High-Rise. As part of the film, in which he was asked for him to dance an act of dance in a ballroom setting, he studied the tango and the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the finest actors of the present to ever play the Bard.
Hiddleston has acted in a number of Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his extensive theatre experience. He has performed on the stage in Othello in the role of Cassio or Henry IV as Prince Hal as Prince Hal. Both of them were staged at London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged by London’s West End stage, he played the role of Prince Fortinbras.
When it involves the acting profession, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just need to be in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has voiced his character for several audiobooks such as The Testament of Loki, in which he narrates the tale of his iconic character, as well as The Night Manager the audiobook version of the novel by John Le Carre. For his role in the game The Avengers, he lent his voice to the game as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is fluent speaking French and Spanish in addition to being fluent in English. He also knows a little more German along with Italian. Because of his proficiency of Spanish and Italian it was possible for him to apply it to his character in the role of 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.
It is said that actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Over the decades, Hiddleston has contributed to various worthy causes. He’s been a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organisation and soliciting donations to aid children in need. He has also visited refugee camps to in bringing attention to the suffering of Syrian refugees as a volunteer for The International Medical Corps. In addition, he has been an ambassador with the World Food Programme, where the organization has committed to doing everything he can to help bring an end to world hunger.
Additionally, Tom Hiddleston is a promising DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t only interested in acting. He’s also a musician. He’s performed the role of DJ at a number of events, including the Loki series’s premier party. Actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been DJ for more than a decade, and has played at a few clubs in London. He described DJing as a “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a form of expression that allows his “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a famous meme.
Fans love Hiddleston for his character portrayal as Loki and his character, that it’s been used in countless memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech