Tom Hiddleston ‘daddy Knows Best’
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal as Loki the mischievous and morally ambiguous brother, has earned him the respect of fans within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With the huge number of fans he has, Disney+ has given Loki his own spinoff series. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his character Loki in Thor, but he has many other talents too. A few interesting facts about the actor’s life and work are included 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. The family was based in Westminster, London. Hiddleston came from a scientific family and he’s always had an passion for the arts and enjoyed watching his mother perform. Even though he studied acting at Eton College, he was given the nickname “Piddle” by his fellow students because of his surname.
Thor actor Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston was a student at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming heavily involved with theatre on 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. Even though Hiddleston had no previous acting experience, Branagh cast him in the leading role of the Loki, the villain. Loki the character he’s maintained for more than a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s intention from the beginning was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakthrough role was in Thor and he even attempted to play the character. Although he took a screen test to play the role while wearing an afro and a muscle-bound body and a tense body, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to choose Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his wacky sense of humor.
The actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who speaks multiple tongues. In preparation for his role as a character in Kong: Skull Island, He even took classes in Mandarin. Apart from being a talented public speaker, he’s also a skilled singer, and has appeared in a number of stage productions, musicals and even plays.
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 support organisations such as WaterAid and the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his capacity as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
The love for dance of Hiddleston can be seen in his performance especially in High-Rise. To play the role in the film, which required for him to dance his dance routine in a ballroom environment, he studied the tango and the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most talented actors to play the role of the Bard.
Hiddleston has been in a variety of Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his extensive theatre experience. He has appeared on the stage as Cassio in Othello in the role of Cassio or Henry IV as Prince Hal in the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was performed at London’s West End stage, he was the character Prince Fortinbras.
When it is actor, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just fit in front of a camera.
Hiddleston has provided his voice for several audiobooks that include The Testament of Loki, in which he narrates the tale of his iconic character, as well as The Night Manager The Night Manager, an audio book adaptation of a novel by John Le Carre. In his role in the game The Avengers, he lent his voice to the game as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is fluent with French and Spanish in addition to being fluent in English. Hiddleston also has a more German along with Italian. Due to his proficiency of Spanish and Italian and Italian, he was able to make use of it in his character on screen as the character 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.
Through the time, Hiddleston has contributed to a number of worthy causes. He has worked as an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organisation and soliciting donations in order to assist those in the need. He 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 a spokesperson with the World Food Programme, where he has promised to do what he can to put an end the hunger that exists in the world.
Additionally, Tom Hiddleston is a developing DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t only interested in acting. He’s also an musician. He’s played the role DJ at a range of events such as the Loki series’s premiere 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 a few bars in London. He has described DJing as the “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a way of expression that gives him “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a popular meme.
Fans have a love affair with Hiddleston for his character portrayal as Loki the character that it has been used in numerous memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech