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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal as Loki Loki, Thor’s naughty and morally confused 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 very own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for playing Loki in Thor However, he has other talents as well. Some interesting details about his life and work are included below.
In the college years, 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 was born to a scientific family and he’s always had an passion for the arts and loved watching his mother perform. Though he did his acting studies in Eton College, he was given the nickname “Piddle” by his fellow students due to his surname.
Thor actor Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston attended The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming heavily involved in theater at the college stage. He spent a lengthy period in the theatre before taking the leap to film, and it was here that he first was introduced to Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Although Hiddleston had no prior acting previous experience Branagh chose him to play the leading role of the villain Loki, which he has kept for more than a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s initial intention was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s first big role was Thor in the movie, however, he actually auditioned for the role. However, despite completing screen-tests for the part while sporting an afro and a muscle-bound body the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to play Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his mischievous sense of humor.
Actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who is proficient in a variety of languages. To prepare for his character in Kong: Skull Island, the actor even took classes in Mandarin. Alongside being a great public speaker, he is also a skilled singer, having appeared in a number of musicals and plays.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of charitable causes.
Hiddleston is known for his charitable works as well as his acting profession. Hiddleston is a champion for the cause of children and has worked to benefit organisations like WaterAid and The Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his role as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
Hiddleston’s love of dance is evident in his roles especially in High-Rise. In the film, which called for him to do his dance routine in a ballroom environment, he studied the tango and the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the best modern actors to ever portray the Bard.
Hiddleston has been in a variety of Shakespearean productions, which shows his extensive theatre experience. He has performed on stage in Othello playing Cassio and Henry IV as Prince Hal and Prince Hal, both of which were performed at the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was performed by the London’s West End stage, he played the role of Prince Fortinbras.
When it comes to the acting profession, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just have a place in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has been a voice actor for several audiobooks that include The Testament of Loki, in which he recounts the story of his famous character, and 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 as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient in French and Spanish as well as his native English. He also knows a little amount of German and Italian. With his fluency both in Spanish and Italian and Italian, he was able to use it in his character 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.
Actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Over the decades, Hiddleston has contributed to various worthy causes. He has worked as an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organization and soliciting donations for the children who are in desperate 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 an ambassador of the World Food Programme, where He has pledged to do everything he can to help bring an end to world hunger.
Furthermore, Tom Hiddleston is a promising DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested acting, he’s also a musician. He’s been the host DJ at a range of functions such as the Loki series’s premier celebration. Actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he has been a DJ for the past decade, and has played at several clubs in London. The DJ has described it as the “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a medium that gives an artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a well-known meme.
The fans love Hiddleston so much because of the way he portrays Loki and his character, that it’s been used in countless memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech