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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal Loki the mischievous morally ambiguous brother has made him a fan favourite in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his immense 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 also has other talents as well. A few interesting tidbits about the actor’s life as well as his career are provided below.
In college, Tom Hiddleston was known as “Piddle.”
Tom Hiddleston was raised by his father, a physicist James Hiddleston, and his casting director mother, Diana Hiddleston. He was born in Westminster, London. Hiddleston is a member of a scientific family and he’s always had an interest in the arts and loved watching his mother perform. Although he studied acting at Eton College, he was given the nickname “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 very involved in theatre at the college stage. He worked for a long time in theatre before making the leap to film, and it was at the Academy where he came across Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Although Hiddleston had no prior acting experience, Branagh chose him to play his role as the main character of the villain Loki, which he has been playing for more than 10 years.
Tom Hiddleston’s intention from the beginning was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakout role was Thor, but he actually auditioned for the role. While he performed a screen test for the role wearing muscles-bound muscles and a wig the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to cast Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his playful humor.
The actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who is fluent in several languages. In preparation for his part of Kong: Skull Island, he even studied Mandarin. Alongside being a great public speaker, he’s also a skilled singer, and has appeared in several productions as well as musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is known for his charitable works in addition to his acting career. He has been a vocal advocate for children’s rights and has worked to benefit organisations such as 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, particularly in High-Rise. To play the role in the film, which asked for him to perform the dance routine in a ballroom setting, Hiddleston studied the tango as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most modern actors to ever play the Bard.
Hiddleston has acted in several Shakespearean productions, which shows his long-standing experience in theatre. He has performed on the stage as Cassio in Othello playing Cassio in the play 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 in London’s West End stage, he was the character Prince Fortinbras.
When it is about actor, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just fit in front of a camera.
Hiddleston has provided his voice in several audio books such as The Testament of Loki, where he is the voice of Loki, telling stories of his famous character, as well as The Night Manager the audiobook adaptation of a novel by John Le Carre. In play the online game The Avengers, he lent his voice too.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient with French and Spanish as well as the language he speaks in his home country of English. He also knows a little some German along with Italian. Because of his proficiency in Spanish and Italian it was possible for him to apply it to his character in the role of 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.
Through the decades, Hiddleston has contributed to numerous worthwhile causes. He has served as a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organization and soliciting donations in order to assist children in need. He also visited refugee camps and helped in bringing attention to the suffering of Syrian refugees through volunteering in the International Medical Corps. In addition, he has been a spokesperson with the World Food Programme, where the organization has committed to doing all he can in order to bring an end to world hunger.
Furthermore, Tom Hiddleston is a young DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested acting; he’s also a musician. He’s been the host of DJ in a number of events which include the Loki series’ premier party. Actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been a DJ for the past decade and has performed at a few bars in London. He has described DJing as being a “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a form of expression that offers the artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a famous meme.
Fans love Hiddleston so much due to the way he portrays Loki the character that it has been used in countless memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech