Tom Hiddleston W Photoshoot
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal of Loki the mischievous and morally ambiguous brother has earned him the respect of fans within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his massive fan base, Disney+ has given Loki his very own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for playing Loki in Thor however, he has other talents as well. A few interesting facts about his 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. The family was based in Westminster, London. Hiddleston was born to a scientific family however, he had always had an desire to be involved in the arts, and enjoyed watching his mother perform. Although he studied acting in Eton College, he was known as “Piddle” by his fellow students due to his surname.
Thor star Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston attended his time at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after being heavily involved in stage production at the college stage. He spent a lengthy time in theatre before making the switch to film and it was in the academy that he first was introduced to Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Even though Hiddleston had no prior acting background, Branagh cast him in the leading role of the Loki, the villain. Loki that he’s been playing for more than a decade.
Tom Hiddleston’s first intention was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s breakthrough role was in Thor and he even played the character. While he performed screen tests for the role wearing a wig and muscle-bound physique Director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to cast Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his wacky sense of humour.
The character actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who is proficient in a variety of languages. To prepare for his character in Kong: Skull Island, he even studied Mandarin. Apart from being a talented public speaker, he’s also an accomplished actor, having performed in a number of musicals and plays.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is known for his charitable works along with his acting profession. Hiddleston is a champion for children’s issues and has contributed to organisations like WaterAid, the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his role as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
The love for dance of Hiddleston is evident in his performances especially in High-Rise. For his part in the film, which required for him to dance an act of dance in a ballroom, was trained in the tango, as well as the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most talented actors to ever play the Bard.
Hiddleston has performed in numerous Shakespearean plays, demonstrating his long-standing experience in theatre. He has appeared on the stage for Othello in the role of Cassio in the play as Cassio, and Henry IV as Prince Hal in the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was performed in the London’s West End stage, he played the role of Prince Fortinbras.
When it is about acting, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just belong in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has provided his voice for numerous 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 version of the novel written by John Le Carre. In the video game The Avengers, he lent his voice, too.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient of French and Spanish in addition to his native English. Hiddleston also has a bit of German in addition to Italian. With his fluency in Spanish and Italian, he was able to make use of it in his role as Sir Thomas Sharpe in the 2015 film Crimson Peak. In the stage production for Ibsen’s Enemy of the People, Hiddleston also sang in German.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Over the decades, Hiddleston has contributed to a number of worthwhile causes. He has been an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading its message and soliciting donations to help kids in dire need. He also has visited refugee camps to bring attention to the plight of Syrian refugees through his work as a volunteer in The International Medical Corps. In addition, he has been a spokesperson with the World Food Programme, where he has promised to do whatever he can to bring an end to the global hunger crisis.
In addition, Tom Hiddleston is a young DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t only interested in acting. He’s also an musician. He’s played the role of DJ at a number of functions like the Loki series’ premier party. Star actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been DJing for over a decade, and has played at several bars in London. DJing has been described by him as the “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a form of expression that gives the artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a well-known meme.
The fans have a love affair with Hiddleston so much because of his character portrayal as Loki which has seen his face used in countless memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech