Tom Hiddleston Corlalinus
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal of Loki Loki, Thor’s naughty and morally confused brother, has earned him the respect of fans within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his massive fan base, Disney+ has given Loki his very own spinoff series. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his performance as Loki in Thor, but he has many other talents too. A few interesting tidbits about the actor’s life and work 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 into a science-based family however, he had always had an interest in the arts and enjoyed watching his mom perform. Although he studied acting in 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 heavily involved in theatre at the college level. He spent a lengthy period in the theatre before taking the transition to film and it was at the Academy that he first came across Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Although Hiddleston had no prior acting background, Branagh took him on to take the role of Loki, the main villain Loki that he’s continued to play for over a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s initial intention was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s most memorable role was Thor, but he actually auditioned for the role. Although he took an audition for the role, sporting a wig and muscle-bound physique Director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to select Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his mischievous sense of humor.
Actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who speaks several tongues. In preparation for his part as a character in Kong: Skull Island, he even studied Mandarin. Apart from being a talented public speaker, he is also a talented singer, having appeared in various productions as well as musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is well-known for his charitable contributions alongside his acting profession. Hiddleston is a champion for children’s rights and has worked to benefit organisations like WaterAid and the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his capacity as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
Hiddleston’s passion for dancing can be seen in his performance, particularly in High-Rise. In the film, which asked for him to perform a 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 appeared in several Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his extensive theatre experience. He has appeared on the stage as Cassio in Othello acting as Cassio and Henry IV as Prince Hal as Prince Hal. Both of them were staged at the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged by the London’s West End stage, he played the role of Prince Fortinbras.
When it involves acting, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just fit in front of a 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 iconic character, as well as The Night Manager The Night Manager, an audio book adapting a novel by John Le Carre. For The video game The Avengers, he lent his voice, too.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is fluent with French and Spanish in addition to his own native English. Hiddleston also has a some German as well as Italian. Because of his proficiency both in Spanish and Italian and Italian, he was able to make use of it in his role on screen as the character 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.
It is said that actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Through the years, Hiddleston has contributed to a number of worthy causes. He’s been a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading its message and soliciting donations in order to assist the children who are in desperate need. He also visited refugee camps, and helped draw attention to the dire situation of Syrian refugees through volunteering as part of the International Medical Corps. Additionally, he has been a spokesperson with the World Food Programme, where he has pledged to do what he can to put an end to world hunger.
Additionally, Tom Hiddleston is a promising DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested in acting. He’s also a musician. He’s performed the role DJ at a range of functions which include the Loki series’ premier party. The actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been a DJ for the past decade, and has played at a few bars in London. DJing has been described by him as being a “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a form of expression that gives him “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a popular meme.
Fans are in love with Hiddleston for his character portrayal as Loki which has seen his face featured in a myriad of memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech