Tom Hiddleston Imdb Bio
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal of Loki the mischievous and morally ambiguous brother has become a popular character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his massive fan base, Disney+ has given Loki his very own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his role as Loki in Thor however, he has many other talents too. Some interesting details about the actor’s life as well as his career are given 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. His birthplace was Westminster, London. Hiddleston came from a scientific family however, he had always had an desire to be involved in the arts, and enjoyed watching his mom perform. Even though he studied acting in Eton College, he was given the nickname “Piddle” by his fellow students because of 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 on the college stage. He spent a lengthy time in theatre before making the transition to film and it was at the Academy that he first came across Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Although Hiddleston had no previous acting experience, Branagh took him on to take his role as the main character of the Loki the villain. Loki that he’s been playing for more than 10 years.
Tom Hiddleston’s first intention was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakout role was Thor however, he also played the character. Although he took an audition for the role, sporting muscles-bound muscles and a wig and a tense body, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to cast Tom Hiddleston as Loki because due to his irresistible humor.
The character actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who speaks multiple languages. In preparation for his part on Kong: Skull Island, the actor even took classes in Mandarin. Apart from being a talented public speaker, he’s also a gifted singer, having appeared in several musicals and plays.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of charitable causes.
Hiddleston is well-known for his charitable contributions as well as his acting career. Hiddleston is a champion for the cause of children and has contributed to organizations like WaterAid as well as the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his role as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
Hiddleston’s passion for dancing is evident in his roles especially in High-Rise. For his part in the film, in which he was asked for him to do the dance routine in a ballroom setting, 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 productions, which shows his extensive theatre experience. He has appeared on stage for Othello acting as Cassio as Cassio and Henry IV as Prince Hal, both at the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was performed on London’s West End stage, he was the character Prince Fortinbras.
When it involves acting, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just need to be in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has voiced his character for several audiobooks, including The Testament of Loki, in which he recounts stories of his iconic character, as well as The Night Manager, an audio book that is a reworking of an original novel written by John Le Carre. To his role in the game The Avengers, he lent his voice as well.
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. With his proficiency of Spanish and Italian, he was able to utilize it in his role as Sir Thomas Sharpe in the 2015 film Crimson Peak. For the stage production of the Ibsen novel Enemy of the People, Hiddleston also sang in German.
Actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Through the years, Hiddleston has contributed to various worthwhile causes. He has worked as a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the organization’s message and soliciting donations to help children in need. He has also visited refugee camps to draw attention to the dire situation of Syrian refugees as a volunteer in the International Medical Corps. In addition, he has been an ambassador with the World Food Programme, where he has pledged to do whatever he can to bring an end the hunger that exists in the world.
Furthermore, Tom Hiddleston is a budding DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t only interested in acting. He’s also an musician. He has played the role of DJ in a number of functions like the Loki series’ premiere night. Actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he has been DJ for over a decade and has performed at a few clubs in London. The DJ has described it as the “completely different way of expressing yourself” as well as a medium that allows his “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a famous meme.
Fans love Hiddleston so much due to the way he portrays Loki that his image has been used in a myriad of memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech