Tom Hiddleston England
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal of Loki the mischievous morally ambiguous brother has made him a fan favourite within 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 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. He was born in Westminster, London. Hiddleston was born into a family that was scientific, but he always had an interest in the arts and was awed by watching his mother perform. Even though he studied acting at Eton College, he was known as “Piddle” by his fellow students due to his surname.
Thor actor Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston was a student at his time at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming heavily involved in stage production at the college level. He worked for a long time in theatre before making the switch to film and it was at the Academy where he saw Thor director Kenneth Branagh. While Hiddleston was a novice actor with no prior background, Branagh took him on to take the leading role of the villain Loki and he has been playing for more than a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s original intention was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakout role was Thor in the movie, however, he actually tried out for the part. However, despite completing an audition for the role, sporting a wig and muscle-bound physique the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to select Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his wacky sense of humour.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who speaks several languages. In preparation for his role as a character in Kong: Skull Island, the actor even took classes in Mandarin. Aside from being a gifted public speaker, he’s also a talented actor, having performed in several productions as well as musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is well-known for his charitable contributions in addition to his acting profession. Hiddleston is a champion for the cause of children and has worked to support organisations like WaterAid, The Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his Ambassadorship for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
The love for dance of Hiddleston is evident in his character and in particular in High-Rise. In the film, in which he was asked for him to perform the dance routine in a ballroom setting, was trained in the tango, as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most modern actors to ever portray the Bard.
Hiddleston has been in a variety of Shakespearean productions, which shows his vast experience in the theatre. He has appeared on stage in Othello playing Cassio as Cassio and Henry IV as Prince Hal and Prince Hal, both of which were performed at London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged by the London’s West End stage, he was the character Prince Fortinbras.
When it is about the acting profession, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just belong in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has voiced his character in several audio books that include The Testament of Loki, where he is the voice of Loki, telling the story of his iconic character, as well as The Night Manager which is an audiobook that is a reworking of an original novel written by John Le Carre. In the video game The Avengers, he lent his voice to the game as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient speaking French and Spanish in addition to his own native English. Hiddleston also has a amount of German in addition to Italian. Because of his proficiency with Spanish and Italian it was possible for him to use it in his role on screen as the character Sir Thomas Sharpe in the 2015 film Crimson Peak. In 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.
Over the time, Hiddleston has contributed to many worthwhile causes. He’s been a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading its message and soliciting donations to aid kids in dire need. He has also visited refugee camps, and helped in bringing attention to the suffering of Syrian refugees through his work as a volunteer with The International Medical Corps. In addition, he has been a spokesperson with the World Food Programme, where he has promised to do everything he can to help bring an end the hunger that exists in the world.
In addition, Tom Hiddleston is a promising DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested acting, he’s also a musician. He’s been the host of DJ in a number of functions like the Loki series’s premier night. The actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he has been DJ for over a decade and has performed at several venues in London. DJing has been described by him as an “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a medium which allows the artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a well-known meme.
The fans love Hiddleston so much because of his portrayal of Loki that his image has been used in numerous memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech