Tom Hiddleston May 2016
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal Loki the mischievous morally ambiguous brother has become a popular character within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his huge fan base, Disney+ has given Loki his own spinoff series. Tom Hiddleston is best known for playing Loki in Thor, but he is also a talented actor in other roles. 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. His birthplace was Westminster, London. Hiddleston was born to a family of scientists However, he was always a person with an interest in the arts and loved watching his mother perform. Even though he studied acting at Eton College, he was named “Piddle” by his fellow students due to 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 with theatre on the college level. He spent a lengthy period in the theatre before taking the switch to film and it was in the academy where he met Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Even though Hiddleston had no previous acting experience, Branagh made him the lead actor in his role as the main character of the villain Loki the character he’s maintained for more than a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s initial intention was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s most memorable role was Thor and he even auditioned for the role. However, despite completing a screen test for the role wearing the wig and a muscular physique the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to select Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his playful sense of humour.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who is fluent in 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 is also a skilled singer, and has appeared in various stage productions, musicals and even plays.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of charitable causes.
Hiddleston is famous for his charitable work alongside his acting career. He is an advocate for children’s issues and has contributed to organisations such as WaterAid, 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 performances especially in High-Rise. As part of the film, which required for him to perform the dance routine in a ballroom environment, Hiddleston studied the tango as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the finest actors of the present to ever play the Bard.
Hiddleston has acted in a variety of Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his broad experience in theatre. He has appeared on the stage for Othello acting as Cassio or Henry IV as Prince Hal in the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was performed in London’s West End stage, he portrayed Prince Fortinbras.
When it involves performing, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just have a place in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has provided his voice for several audio books which include The Testament of Loki, where he tells stories of his iconic character, and The Night Manager which is an audiobook version of the novel written by John Le Carre. In his role in the game The Avengers, he lent his voice to the game as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient in French and Spanish as well as the language he speaks in his home country of English. He also speaks a bit of German and Italian. Due to his proficiency both in Spanish and Italian and Italian, he was able to use it in his character for 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.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Through the years, Hiddleston has contributed to numerous worthwhile causes. He’s been a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organisation and soliciting donations to aid kids in dire need. He has also visited refugee camps and has helped bring attention to the plight of Syrian refugees through his work as a volunteer for The International Medical Corps. In addition, he’s been a spokesperson with the World Food Programme, where he has pledged to do what he can to put an end to the global hunger crisis.
In addition, Tom Hiddleston is a budding DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested in acting, he’s also a musician. He’s played the role DJ at a range of events such as the Loki series’ premier event. Actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been a DJ for the past decade and has performed at several venues in London. He has described DJing as the “completely different way of expressing yourself” as well as a medium that allows an artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a famous meme.
Fans love Hiddleston so much because of his portrayal of Loki that his image has been used in a myriad of memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech