Tom Hiddleston Convention 2018
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal of Loki the mischievous morally uncertain brother, has been a fan favorite in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With the huge number of fans he has, Disney+ has given Loki his own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his character Loki in Thor, but he has many other talents too. Some interesting facts about his life and work are provided below.
In the college years, 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. His birthplace was Westminster, London. Hiddleston is a member of a family that was scientific and he’s always had an desire to be involved in the arts, and loved watching his mother perform. Although he studied acting at 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 becoming heavily involved in stage production at the college stage. He spent a lengthy time in theatre before making the switch to film and it was at the Academy where he was introduced to Thor director Kenneth Branagh. While Hiddleston had no prior acting previous experience Branagh made him the lead actor in his role as the main character of the Loki the villain. Loki the character he’s maintained for more than a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s initial intention was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakout role was Thor and he even attempted to play the character. While he performed a screen test for the role wearing an afro and a muscle-bound body the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to cast Tom Hiddleston as Loki because due to his irresistible humor.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who is proficient in a variety of languages. In preparation for his role in Kong: Skull Island, the actor even took classes in Mandarin. Aside from being a gifted public speaker, he is also a skilled singer, having appeared in numerous stage productions, musicals and even plays.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is popular for his charitable efforts alongside his acting career. He has been a vocal advocate for children’s issues and has worked for the benefit of organisations like WaterAid, the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his capacity as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
His love of dancing can be seen in his performance and in particular in High-Rise. To play the role in the film, in which he was asked for him to dance an act of dance in a ballroom setting Hiddleston studied the tango as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most talented actors to ever portray the Bard.
Hiddleston has appeared in numerous Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his long-standing experience in theatre. He has appeared on the stage in Othello playing Cassio as Cassio and Henry IV as Prince Hal in London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was performed by the London’s West End stage, he was the Prince Fortinbras.
When it comes to acting, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just have a place in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has voiced his character for several audiobooks that include The Testament of Loki, where he is the voice of Loki, telling the tale of his iconic character, as well as The Night Manager The Night Manager, an audio book adapting a novel written by John Le Carre. For play the online game The Avengers, he lent his voice too.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is fluent with French and Spanish as well as his own native English. He also speaks a some German in addition to Italian. Because of his proficiency in Spanish and Italian, he was able to apply it to his role as Sir Thomas Sharpe in the 2015 film Crimson Peak. For the stage production of Ibsen’s Enemy of the People, Hiddleston also sang in German.
Actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Over the years, Hiddleston has contributed to various worthy causes. He’s been an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organisation and soliciting donations for children in need. He has also visited refugee camps and helped bring attention to the plight of Syrian refugees as a volunteer in The International Medical Corps. In addition, he has been a spokesperson for the World Food Programme, where the organization has committed to doing everything he can to help bring an end to the global hunger crisis.
Furthermore, Tom Hiddleston is a young DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested in acting, he’s also a musician. He’s been the host DJ at a range of events such as the Loki series’s premiere celebration. Tom Hiddleston is an actor. Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he has been DJ for over a decade, and has played at a few clubs in London. DJing has been described by him as being a “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a way of expression that gives the artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a famous meme.
The fans enjoy Hiddleston for his portrayal of Loki the character that it has been featured in a myriad of memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech