Tom Hiddleston Colin Mochrie
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal of Loki Loki, Thor’s naughty 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 show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his performance as Loki in Thor However, he is also a talented actor in other roles. A few interesting facts about his life and work are given 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 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 mom perform. Even though he studied acting in Eton College, he was known as “Piddle” by his fellow students because of his surname.
Thor Star Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston was a student at his time at 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 move to film and it was at the Academy where he met Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Although Hiddleston had no previous acting experience, 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 10 years.
Tom Hiddleston’s first intention was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakthrough role was in Thor however, he also tried out for the part. While he performed a screen test for the role wearing the wig and a muscular physique the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to select Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his wacky humor.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who is fluent in several languages. In preparation for his role as a character in Kong: Skull Island, he even studied Mandarin. Apart from being a talented public speaker, he’s also a gifted singer, and has appeared in several shows and musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of charitable causes.
Hiddleston is popular for his charitable efforts alongside his acting career. He is an advocate for children’s causes and has contributed to organisations such as WaterAid and The Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his Ambassadorship for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
Hiddleston’s passion for dancing can be seen in his performance and in particular in High-Rise. In the film, which asked for him to dance the dance routine in a ballroom setting Hiddleston studied the tango as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most talented actors to ever play the Bard.
Hiddleston has acted in numerous Shakespearean productions, which shows his extensive theatre experience. He has performed on the stage as Cassio in Othello as Cassio or Henry IV as Prince Hal as Prince Hal. Both of them were staged at London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged on London’s West End stage, he was the Prince Fortinbras.
When it is the acting profession, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just fit in front of a camera.
Hiddleston has voiced his character for several audio books, including The Testament of Loki, in which he recounts an account of the life of his iconic character, and The Night Manager, an audio book version of the novel written by John Le Carre. To play the online game The Avengers, he lent his voice, too.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient speaking French and Spanish in addition to the language he speaks in his home country of English. He also knows a little amount of German along with Italian. With his fluency in Spanish and Italian it was possible for him to apply it to his character as 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.
Over the decades, Hiddleston has contributed to various worthwhile causes. He has served as a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the organization’s message and soliciting donations for the children who are in desperate need. He has also visited refugee camps, and helped draw attention to the dire situation of Syrian refugees by volunteering 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 developing DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested acting, he’s also a musician. He’s been the host of DJ at a variety of functions which include the Loki series’s premier event. The actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been DJ for more than a decade, and has played at several nightclubs in London. He described DJing as a “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a form of expression that gives him “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a famous meme.
Fans are in love with Hiddleston so much because of his depiction of Loki and his character, that it’s been featured in a myriad of memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech