Tom Hiddleston Tied Up
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal as Loki the mischievous and morally confused brother, has been a fan favorite 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 playing Loki in Thor, but he has many other talents too. A few interesting tidbits about the actor’s life as well as his career are included below.
In the college years, Tom Hiddleston was known as “Piddle.”
Tom Hiddleston was raised by his father, 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 however, he had always had an passion for 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 star Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston was a student at Hiddleston attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming very involved in stage production at the college stage. He spent a lengthy time in theatre before making the move to film and it was there that he first was introduced to Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Even though Hiddleston was a novice actor with no prior previous experience Branagh chose him to play the lead role of the villain Loki the character he’s been playing for more than 10 years.
Tom Hiddleston’s initial intention was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s first big role was Thor, but he actually attempted to play the character. While he performed screen tests to play the role while wearing a wig and muscle-bound physique the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to select Tom Hiddleston as Loki because due to his irresistible sense of humour.
Actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who is proficient in a variety of languages. In preparation for his role as a character in Kong: Skull Island, the actor even took classes in Mandarin. Apart from being a talented public speaker, he is also a gifted actor, having performed in various stage productions, musicals and even plays.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is known for his charitable works along with his acting career. Hiddleston is a champion for the cause of children and has contributed to organisations such as WaterAid and the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his Ambassadorship for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
Hiddleston’s love of dance is evident in his character especially in High-Rise. As part of the film, in which he was asked for him to perform his dance routine in a ballroom environment, was trained in the tango, as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most talented actors to ever play the role of the Bard.
Hiddleston has been in a number of Shakespearean productions, which shows his vast experience in the theatre. He has performed on stage for Othello in the role of Cassio and Henry IV as Prince Hal as Prince Hal. Both of them were staged at the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged at London’s West End stage, he played the role of Prince Fortinbras.
When it is about performing, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just belong in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has been a voice actor for several audiobooks that include The Testament of Loki, in which he recounts stories of his iconic character, as well as The Night Manager The Night Manager, an audio book version of the novel by John Le Carre. To the video game The Avengers, he lent his voice as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient with French and Spanish as well as being fluent in English. Hiddleston also has a some German along with Italian. Due to his proficiency in Spanish and Italian, he was able to apply it to his role on screen as the character 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 decades, Hiddleston has contributed to many worthy causes. He has been a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organization and soliciting donations in order to assist children in need. He has also visited refugee camps to in bringing attention to the suffering of Syrian refugees as a volunteer with the International Medical Corps. In addition, he’s been an ambassador with the World Food Programme, where the organization has committed to doing whatever he can 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 played the role of DJ at a number of events such as the Loki series’s premiere party. Actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he has been DJ for more than a decade and has performed in a handful of nightclubs in London. He has described DJing as being a “completely different way of expressing yourself” as well as a medium that allows his “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a famous meme.
Fans have a love affair with Hiddleston so much due to the way he portrays Loki which has seen his face featured in numerous memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech