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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal as Loki, Thor’s mischievous and morally uncertain brother, has become a popular character within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his huge fan base, Disney+ has given Loki his very own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his character Loki in Thor however, he has many other talents, too. A few interesting tidbits about the actor’s life and work are included 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. He was born in Westminster, London. Hiddleston is a member of a science-based family and he’s always had an passion for the arts and enjoyed watching his mom perform. Even though he studied acting at Eton College, he was given the nickname “Piddle” by his fellow students due to his surname.
Thor Star Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston was a student at his time at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming very involved in theatre at the college stage. He worked for a long period in the theatre before taking the switch to film and it was at the Academy where he met Thor director Kenneth Branagh. While Hiddleston had no prior acting previous experience Branagh chose him to play his role as the main character of the Loki the villain. Loki that he’s been playing for more than a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s intention from the beginning was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakthrough role was in Thor and he even auditioned for the role. While he performed an audition for the role wearing the wig and a muscular physique the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to play Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his mischievous sense of humor.
The character actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who is fluent in several languages. In preparation for his role in Kong: Skull Island, he even studied Mandarin. Apart from being a talented public speaker, he is also an accomplished singer, having appeared in various stage productions, musicals and even plays.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of charitable causes.
Hiddleston is well-known for his charitable contributions in addition to his acting career. He is an advocate for children’s rights and has worked for the benefit of organizations like WaterAid, 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 can be seen in his performance, particularly in High-Rise. For his part in the film, which asked for him to dance an act of dance in a ballroom setting he studied the tango and the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the best modern actors to ever portray the Bard.
Hiddleston has performed in a variety of Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his vast experience in the theatre. He has performed on stage for Othello in the role of Cassio or Henry IV as Prince Hal in the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged in London’s West End stage, he was the Prince Fortinbras.
When it comes to actor, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just fit in front of a camera.
Hiddleston has provided his voice for several audio books that include The Testament of Loki, in which he recounts the tale of his iconic character, as well as The Night Manager, an audio book version of the novel by John Le Carre. For his role in the game The Avengers, he lent his voice too.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is fluent of French and Spanish as well as his own native English. He also knows a little bit of German as well as Italian. With his fluency in Spanish and Italian, he was able to apply it to his character as 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 many years, Hiddleston has contributed to various worthy causes. He has been an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the organization’s message and soliciting donations to help those in the need. He also visited refugee camps to bring attention to the plight of Syrian refugees through volunteering with The International Medical Corps. Additionally, he has been an ambassador to the World Food Programme, where He has pledged to do all he can in order to bring an end to hunger in the world.
Additionally, Tom Hiddleston is a promising DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested acting, he’s also a musician. He’s been the host of DJ at a number of events such as the Loki series’ premiere celebration. The actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been DJ for over a decade, and has played at a few bars in London. He has described DJing as an “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a medium that allows an artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a well-known meme.
The fans have a love affair with Hiddleston so much because of his portrayal of Loki and his character, that it’s been featured in numerous memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech