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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal of Loki the mischievous and morally ambiguous brother has been a fan favorite within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With the huge number of fans he has, Disney+ has given Loki the title of his own spinoff series. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his role as Loki in Thor However, he has many other talents, too. A few interesting tidbits about the actor’s life as well as his career are given below.
In college, Tom Hiddleston was known as “Piddle.”
Tom Hiddleston was raised by his father who was a physicist, James Hiddleston, and his casting director mother, Diana Hiddleston. The family was based in Westminster, London. Hiddleston is a member of a family of scientists and he’s always had an desire to be involved in the arts, and loved watching his mother perform. Though he did his acting studies 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 was a student at his time at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming very involved in stage production at the college stage. He worked for a long period in the theatre before taking the transition to film and it was there that he first was introduced to Thor director Kenneth Branagh. While Hiddleston had no prior acting expertise, Branagh chose him to play the role of Loki, the main Loki the villain. Loki the character he’s continued to play for over 10 years.
Tom Hiddleston’s intention from the beginning was to be Thor.
Hiddleston’s first big role was Thor, but he actually attempted to play the character. Even though he did screen-tests for the part while sporting an afro and a muscle-bound body, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to play Tom Hiddleston as Loki because due to his irresistible humor.
The character actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who is proficient in a variety of languages. In preparation for his part as a character in Kong: Skull Island, he even studied Mandarin. In addition to being a skilled public speaker, he is also a skilled 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 along with his acting profession. Hiddleston is a champion for the cause of children and has worked to support organisations such as WaterAid as well as the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his capacity as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
His love of dancing is evident in his roles, particularly in High-Rise. As part of the film, which required for him to perform an act of dance in a ballroom setting, Hiddleston studied the tango as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most modern actors to play the Bard.
Hiddleston has acted in a number of Shakespearean productions, which shows his broad experience in theatre. He has appeared on the stage for Othello playing Cassio or Henry IV as Prince Hal as Prince Hal. Both of them were staged at the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was performed on London’s West End stage, he played the role of Prince Fortinbras.
When it comes to the acting profession, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just have a place in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has been a voice actor for several audiobooks such as The Testament of Loki, in which he recounts stories of his famous character, and The Night Manager The Night Manager, an audio book that is a reworking of an original novel written by John Le Carre. For play the online game The Avengers, he lent his voice too.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is fluent with French and Spanish as well as being fluent in English. Hiddleston also has a bit of German and Italian. With his proficiency of Spanish and Italian, he was able to apply it to his role in the role of 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.
Actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Over the many years, Hiddleston has contributed to many worthy causes. He has worked as an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organization and soliciting donations to help the children who are in desperate need. He also visited refugee camps, and helped draw attention to the dire situation of Syrian refugees by volunteering in The International Medical Corps. Additionally, he has been a spokesperson to the World Food Programme, where the organization has committed to doing what he can to put an end to the global hunger crisis.
Furthermore, Tom Hiddleston is a budding DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested in acting. He’s also an musician. He’s played the role of DJ in a number of events like the Loki series’s premiere event. Star actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he has been a DJ for the past decade, and has played at several venues in London. DJing has been described by him as a “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a form of expression which allows an artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a popular meme.
Fans enjoy Hiddleston so much because of his character portrayal as Loki the character that it has been featured in countless memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech