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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal Loki the mischievous and morally ambiguous brother has earned him the respect of fans within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With the huge number of fans he has, Disney+ has given Loki his very own spinoff series. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his character Loki in Thor However, he also has many other talents, too. Some interesting facts about the actor’s life as well as his career are included below.
In college, Tom Hiddleston was known as “Piddle.”
Tom Hiddleston was raised by his physicist father, James Hiddleston, and his casting director mother, Diana Hiddleston. Hiddleston was born in Westminster, London. Hiddleston was born to a family of scientists, but he always had an interest in the arts and was awed by watching his mother perform. Even though he studied acting in Eton College, he was named “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 theatre on the college stage. He worked for a long time in the theatre, before taking the move to film and it was in the academy where he was introduced to Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Even though Hiddleston did not have any previous acting background, Branagh chose him to play the leading role of the villain Loki that he’s kept for more than a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s initial intention was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s first big role was Thor however, he also auditioned for the role. Although he took screen tests for the role wearing muscles-bound muscles and a wig and a tense body, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to play Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his playful humor.
The character actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who speaks multiple tongues. In preparation for his role as a character in Kong: Skull Island, he even studied Mandarin. In addition to being a skilled public speaker, he’s also a talented actor, having performed in a number of musicals and plays.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is well-known for his charitable contributions alongside his acting career. Hiddleston is a champion for children’s rights and has contributed to 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.
The love for dance of Hiddleston is evident in his performances and in particular in High-Rise. For his part in the film, in which he was asked for him to dance the dance routine in a ballroom environment, He studied the tango and the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most modern actors to ever play the Bard.
Hiddleston has acted in a variety of Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his extensive theatre experience. He has appeared on the stage on stage in Othello acting as Cassio in the play as Cassio, and Henry IV as Prince Hal, both at London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was performed in London’s West End stage, he portrayed Prince Fortinbras.
When it involves actor, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just belong in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has provided his voice for several audio books that include The Testament of Loki, in which he recounts the story of his iconic character, as well as The Night Manager the audiobook version of the novel by John Le Carre. For play the online game The Avengers, he lent his voice too.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is fluent speaking French and Spanish as well as his own native English. He also speaks a some German along with Italian. With his proficiency in Spanish and Italian which he could to make use of it in his character on screen as the character Sir Thomas Sharpe in the 2015 film Crimson Peak. In the stage production of the Ibsen novel Enemy of the People, Hiddleston also sang in German.
The actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Through the decades, Hiddleston has contributed to many worthy causes. He has served as a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organisation and soliciting donations to help kids in dire need. He also has visited refugee camps to draw attention to the dire situation of Syrian refugees by volunteering with The International Medical Corps. In addition, he’s been an ambassador for the World Food Programme, where the organization has committed to doing whatever he can to bring an end to world hunger.
In addition, 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’s premiere celebration. Star actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he has been a DJ for the past decade, and has played at a few clubs in London. He has described DJing as a “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a form of expression that offers his “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a popular meme.
The fans enjoy Hiddleston so much due to the way he portrays Loki the character that it has been used in a myriad of memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech