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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal as Loki the mischievous morally ambiguous 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 role as Loki in Thor however, he has other talents as well. Some interesting facts about the actor’s life as well as his career 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 is a member of a scientific family however, he had 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 given the nickname “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 theater at the college stage. He worked for a long time in theatre before making the transition to film and it was at the Academy that he first was introduced to Thor director Kenneth Branagh. While Hiddleston was a novice actor with no prior previous experience Branagh took him on to take the leading role of the villain Loki that he’s been playing for more than 10 years.
Tom Hiddleston’s initial intention was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s most memorable role was Thor, but he actually attempted to play the character. While he performed an audition for the role, sporting the wig and a muscular physique the director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to select Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his playful sense of humour.
The character actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who speaks several tongues. In preparation for his role on Kong: Skull Island, Hiddleston even learned Mandarin. Alongside being a great public speaker, he is also a talented singer, having appeared in numerous shows and musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is well-known for his charitable contributions alongside his acting profession. He has been a vocal advocate for the cause of children and has contributed to organisations like WaterAid and the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his position as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
The love for dance of Hiddleston is evident in his character especially in High-Rise. For his part in the film, which required for him to do a dance routine in a ballroom setting he studied the tango and the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the finest actors of the present to ever play the Bard.
Hiddleston has appeared in numerous Shakespearean productions, which shows his vast experience in the theatre. He has appeared on the stage in Othello as Cassio or Henry IV as Prince Hal and Prince Hal, both of which were performed at London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was performed by London’s West End stage, he was the Prince Fortinbras.
When it involves actor, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just have a place in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has voiced his character for several audio books that include The Testament of Loki, where he is the voice of Loki, telling the tale of his iconic character, as well as The Night Manager which is an audiobook that is a reworking of an original novel by John Le Carre. To play the online game The Avengers, he lent his voice as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is proficient speaking French and Spanish as well as being fluent in English. He also speaks a more German as well as Italian. With his fluency with Spanish and Italian, he was able to use it in his character in the role of 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.
Actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Over the years, Hiddleston has contributed to a number of worthy causes. He has served as a Unicef UK ambassador, spreading the message of the organization and soliciting donations to aid kids in dire need. He also visited refugee camps to raise awareness of the situation of Syrian refugees through volunteering in the International Medical Corps. In addition, he’s been an ambassador of the World Food Programme, where the organization has committed to doing whatever he can to bring an end the hunger that exists in the world.
In addition, Tom Hiddleston is a promising DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested in acting. He’s also a musician. He’s performed the role 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 more than a decade and has performed in a handful of clubs in London. The DJ has described it as the “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 are in love with Hiddleston so much because of his depiction of Loki which has seen his face used in a myriad of memes. Based on his now-famous “I am Loki” speech