Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal as Loki, Thor’s mischievous and morally uncertain brother, has been a fan favorite in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his massive fan base, Disney+ has given Loki his own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his role as Loki in Thor however, he is also a talented actor in other roles. Some interesting facts about the actor’s life and work 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. He was born in Westminster, London. Hiddleston is a member of a family that was scientific, but he always had an desire to be involved in the arts, and loved watching his mother perform. While he was a student in Eton College, he was called “Piddle” by his fellow students because of his surname.
Thor actor 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 period in the theatre before taking the transition to film and it was here that he first met Thor director Kenneth Branagh. While Hiddleston was a novice actor with no prior background, Branagh chose him to play the leading role of the Loki, the villain. Loki that he’s continued to play for over a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s initial intention was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakthrough role was in Thor in the movie, however, he actually played the character. However, despite completing screen-tests for the role, sporting an afro and a muscle-bound body, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to select Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his playful sense of humour.
Actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who is proficient in a variety of languages. To prepare for his character on Kong: Skull Island, the actor even took classes in Mandarin. Aside from being a gifted public speaker, he is also an accomplished actor, having performed in numerous musicals and plays.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is famous for his charitable work in addition to his acting career. He has been a vocal advocate for children’s causes and has contributed to organisations such as WaterAid, The Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his capacity as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
The love for dance of Hiddleston can be seen in his performance specifically in High-Rise. As part of the film, which required for him perform an act of dance in a ballroom setting He studied the tango and the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the finest actors of the present to ever play the Bard.
Hiddleston has acted in several Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his broad experience in theatre. He has performed on the stage as Cassio in Othello in the role of Cassio in the play as 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 in London’s West End stage, he played the role of Prince Fortinbras.
When it comes to performing, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just fit in front of a camera.
Hiddleston has provided his voice for several audio books, including The Testament of Loki, in which he narrates the story of his iconic character, and The Night Manager which is an audiobook adaptation of a novel by John Le Carre. To his role in the game The Avengers, he lent his voice as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient of French and Spanish as well as his own native English. Hiddleston also has a bit of German along with Italian. Because of his proficiency both in Spanish and Italian it was possible for him to make use of it in his role for 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.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Through the many years, Hiddleston has contributed to a number of worthy causes. He has served as a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the organization’s message and soliciting donations in order to assist children in need. He also visited refugee camps and has helped in bringing attention to the suffering of Syrian refugees through volunteering in the International Medical Corps. In addition, he has been an ambassador with the World Food Programme, where the organization has committed to doing all he can in order to bring an end the hunger that exists in the world.
Additionally, Tom Hiddleston is a young DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t only interested acting. He’s also a musician. He’s played the role DJ at a range of functions, including the Loki series’ premiere night. Tom Hiddleston is an actor. Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been DJ for more than a decade and has performed in a handful of clubs in London. He described DJing as a “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a way of expression which allows him “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a popular meme.
The fans are in love with Hiddleston so much because of the way he portrays Loki that his image has been used in numerous memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech