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Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal as Loki the mischievous morally ambiguous brother has become a popular character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With the huge number of fans he has, Disney+ has given Loki his own spinoff show. Tom Hiddleston is best known for his role as Loki in Thor however, he is also a talented actor in other roles. A few interesting tidbits about the actor’s life and career are given 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. He was born in Westminster, London. Hiddleston was born into a scientific family however, he had always had an desire to be involved in the arts, and enjoyed watching his mother perform. Even though he studied acting at Eton College, he was known as “Piddle” by his fellow students because of his surname.
Thor Star Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston was a student at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming heavily involved in stage production at the college level. He spent a lengthy time in the theatre, before taking the transition 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 background, Branagh took him on to take the lead role 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 play Thor.
Hiddleston’s first big role was Thor and he even tried out for the part. Although he took an audition to play the role while wearing the wig and a muscular physique, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to choose Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his wacky comedy.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a multilingual polyglot who is fluent in several languages. In preparation for his role on Kong: Skull Island, the actor even took classes in Mandarin. Apart from being a talented public speaker, he’s also a gifted singer, having appeared in numerous stage productions, musicals and even plays.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is known for his charitable works in addition to his acting profession. He is an advocate for children’s rights and has contributed to 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 is evident in his character and in particular in High-Rise. To play the role in the film, which called for him to do the dance routine in a ballroom environment, he studied the tango and the waltz.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the most modern actors to ever play the Bard.
Hiddleston has performed in numerous Shakespearean productions, which shows his broad experience in theatre. He has appeared on stage for Othello playing Cassio and Henry IV as Prince Hal in London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged by London’s West End stage, he portrayed Prince Fortinbras.
When it is acting, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just belong in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has voiced his character for numerous audio books that include The Testament of Loki, where he tells stories of his iconic character, and The Night Manager which is an audiobook adapting a novel by John Le Carre. In the video game The Avengers, he lent his voice too.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is fluent of French and Spanish in addition to his native English. Hiddleston also has a some German in addition to Italian. Due to his proficiency both in Spanish and Italian which he could to use it in his character in the role of 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.
Through the years, Hiddleston has contributed to numerous worthy causes. He has worked as an Unicef UK ambassador, spreading its message and soliciting donations in order to assist children in need. He also visited refugee camps, and helped in bringing attention to the suffering of Syrian refugees as a volunteer for the International Medical Corps. In addition, he’s been a spokesperson with the World Food Programme, where he has pledged to do what he can to put an end to hunger in the world.
In addition, Tom Hiddleston is a budding DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t just interested acting. He’s also an musician. He’s performed the role of DJ at a variety of events which include the Loki series’ premiere party. Actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he’s been DJ for over a decade and has performed in a handful of venues in London. The DJ has described it as an “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a medium that offers an artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a well-known meme.
Fans have a love affair with Hiddleston for his depiction of Loki that his image has been used in countless memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech