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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal as Loki, Thor’s mischievous and morally ambiguous brother, has earned him the respect of fans within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his immense fan base, Disney+ has given Loki the title of his own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his performance as Loki in Thor, but he has many other talents, too. 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 was born into a science-based family however, he had always had an desire to be involved in the arts, and loved watching his mother perform. Although he studied acting at Eton College, he was given the nickname “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 being heavily involved in stage production at the college stage. He worked for a long time in theatre before making the switch to film and it was in the academy where he came across Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Even though Hiddleston had no prior acting background, Branagh cast him in the leading role of the villain Loki that he’s kept for more than 10 years.
Tom Hiddleston’s first intention was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s most memorable role was Thor, but he actually tried out for the part. Even though he did screen tests to play the role while wearing a wig and muscle-bound physique Director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to select Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his playful sense of humor.
The character actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who speaks several languages. In preparation for his part as a character in Kong: Skull Island, Hiddleston even learned Mandarin. In addition to being a skilled public speaker, he’s also an accomplished actor, having performed in a number of musicals and plays.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of charitable causes.
Hiddleston is popular for his charitable efforts alongside his acting career. Hiddleston is a champion for children’s issues and has worked to benefit organisations such as WaterAid as well as The Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his position as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
His love of dancing is evident in his performances specifically in High-Rise. In the film, which called for him perform his dance routine in a ballroom environment, was trained in the tango, as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the best modern actors to play the Bard.
Hiddleston has been in several Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his extensive theatre experience. He has appeared on the stage on stage in Othello playing Cassio in the play as Cassio, and Henry IV as Prince Hal as Prince Hal. Both of them were staged at the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was performed by London’s West End stage, he played the role of Prince Fortinbras.
When it is actor, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just need to be in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has been a voice actor in several audio books, including The Testament of Loki, in which he recounts stories of his iconic character, as well as The Night Manager the audiobook adapting a novel written by John Le Carre. To play the online game The Avengers, he lent his voice too.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient speaking French and Spanish in addition to being fluent in English. He also speaks a some German as well as Italian. With his proficiency of Spanish and Italian which he could to use it in his role on screen as the character Sir Thomas Sharpe in the 2015 film Crimson Peak. In the stage production of Ibsen’s Enemy of the People, Hiddleston also sang in German.
Actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Through the decades, Hiddleston has contributed to various worthy causes. He’s been an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the organization’s message and soliciting donations to help children in need. He also visited refugee camps, and helped raise awareness of the situation of Syrian refugees by volunteering as part of The International Medical Corps. In addition, he has been an ambassador with the World Food Programme, where he has pledged to do everything he can to help bring an end to hunger in the world.
Additionally, Tom Hiddleston is a budding DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested in acting. He’s also a musician. He’s been the host of DJ at a number of events which include the Loki series’s premier party. The actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he has been DJ for more than a decade, and has played in a handful of venues in London. DJing has been described by him as the “completely different way of expressing yourself” as well as a medium that offers him “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a popular meme.
Fans enjoy Hiddleston so much due to his portrayal of Loki and his character, that it’s been featured in a myriad of memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech