Tom Hiddleston London Photoshoot
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal as Loki the mischievous and morally uncertain brother, has become a popular character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his immense fan base, Disney+ has given Loki his own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for playing Loki in Thor however, he has other talents as well. A few interesting facts about the actor’s life as well as his career are listed 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. His birthplace was Westminster, London. Hiddleston is a member of a family that was scientific and he’s always had an passion for the arts and loved watching his mother perform. Though he did his acting studies at Eton College, he was named “Piddle” by his fellow students because of his surname.
Thor star Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston attended his time at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming heavily involved in theater at the college stage. He spent a lengthy time in theatre before making the transition to film and it was here where he was introduced to Thor director Kenneth Branagh. While Hiddleston did not have any previous acting experience, Branagh chose him to play the leading role of the Loki the villain. Loki the character he’s continued to play for over a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s intention from the beginning was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakthrough role was in Thor in the movie, however, he actually tried out for the part. Even though he did screen tests for the part while sporting the wig and a muscular physique, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to cast Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his mischievous comedy.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who speaks several tongues. In preparation for his role of Kong: Skull Island, he even studied Mandarin. In addition to being a skilled public speaker, he’s also a talented actor, having performed in various stage productions, musicals and even plays.
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 children’s rights and has contributed to organisations such as WaterAid and The Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his role as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
The love for dance of Hiddleston is evident in his roles, particularly in High-Rise. For his part in the film, which asked for him to dance an act of dance in a ballroom setting, was trained in the tango, as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the best modern actors to play the role of the Bard.
Hiddleston has performed in numerous Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his vast experience in the theatre. He has performed on stage as Cassio in Othello in the role of Cassio and Henry IV as Prince Hal as Prince Hal. Both of them were staged at London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged on the London’s West End stage, he played the role of Prince Fortinbras.
When it is about performing, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just fit in front of a camera.
Hiddleston has voiced his character for several audio books such as The Testament of Loki, in which he narrates stories of his famous character, and The Night Manager, an audio book adaptation of a novel by John Le Carre. For the video game The Avengers, he lent his voice to the game as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient in French and Spanish in addition to his native English. He also speaks a amount of German and Italian. With his fluency of Spanish and Italian which he could to use it in his role in the role of Sir Thomas Sharpe in the 2015 film Crimson Peak. In the stage production for the Ibsen novel 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 various worthwhile causes. He has been a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organization and soliciting donations for those in the need. He also has visited refugee camps, and helped in bringing attention to the suffering of Syrian refugees by volunteering for The International Medical Corps. In addition, he has been an ambassador with the World Food Programme, where he has promised to do everything he can to help bring an end to hunger in the world.
In addition, Tom Hiddleston is a promising DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t only interested in acting. He’s also a musician. He’s performed the role of DJ at a number of events, including the Loki series’ premier night. Actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he has been DJ for more than a decade and has performed at a few clubs in London. DJing has been described by him as the “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a form of expression which allows an artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a popular meme.
Fans love Hiddleston so much because of his portrayal of Loki the character that it has been used in a myriad of memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech