Wandavision Cast Tom Hiddleston
Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal Loki the mischievous morally confused brother, has earned him the respect of fans within 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 performance as Loki in Thor however, he is also a talented actor in other roles. A few interesting facts 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 came from a science-based family However, he was always a person with an interest in the arts and enjoyed watching his mother perform. While he was a student in Eton College, he was called “Piddle” by his fellow students due to his surname.
Thor Star Tom Hiddleston got his start on stage.
Hiddleston attended The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after becoming heavily involved in theatre on the college stage. He worked for a long time in the theatre, before taking the move to film and it was here that he first came across Thor director Kenneth Branagh. Even though Hiddleston had no previous acting background, Branagh made him the lead actor in the leading role of the villain Loki that he’s maintained for more than 10 years.
Tom Hiddleston’s original intention was to play Thor.
Hiddleston’s first big role was Thor, but he actually tried out for the part. Although he took screen tests for the role wearing a wig and muscle-bound physique and a tense body, director Kenneth Branagh ultimately decided to choose Tom Hiddleston as Loki because of his mischievous humor.
The character actor Tom Hiddleston speaks several languages.
Hiddleston is a polyglot multilingual who speaks several languages. In preparation for his part of Kong: Skull Island, the actor even took classes in Mandarin. Apart from being a talented public speaker, he’s also an accomplished actor, having performed in numerous shows and musicals.
Tom Hiddleston is a supporter of philanthropic causes.
Hiddleston is well-known for his charitable contributions in addition to his acting profession. He is an advocate for children’s rights and has worked to benefit organisations like WaterAid as well as the Prince’s Trust, and Great Ormond Street Hospital through his role as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Tom Hiddleston enjoys dancing.
Hiddleston’s love of dance is evident in his roles specifically in High-Rise. For his part in the film, which required for him 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 modern actors to ever play the role of the Bard.
Hiddleston has acted in numerous Shakespearean productions, which shows his extensive theatre experience. He has appeared on stage on stage in Othello playing Cassio as Cassio and Henry IV as Prince Hal, both at the London’s Donmar Warehouse. When Hamlet was staged on London’s West End stage, he was the Prince Fortinbras.
When it is acting, Tom Hiddleston doesn’t just belong in front of the camera.
Hiddleston has provided his voice for numerous audio books which include The Testament of Loki, where he is the voice of Loki, telling the tale of his famous character, and The Night Manager The Night Manager, an audio book that is a reworking of an original novel by John Le Carre. For play the online game The Avengers, he lent his voice as well.
Multilingual Tom Hiddleston.
Hiddleston is fluent of French and Spanish in addition to his own native English. He also speaks a bit of German as well as Italian. With his fluency in Spanish and Italian, he was able to make use of it in his role for 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.
Tom Hiddleston, the actor Tom Hiddleston is very charitable.
Through the decades, Hiddleston has contributed to various worthy causes. He has served as a 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 to raise awareness of the situation of Syrian refugees as a volunteer for the International Medical Corps. In addition, he has been a spokesperson with the World Food Programme, where he has promised to do all he can in order to bring an end to the global hunger crisis.
Furthermore, Tom Hiddleston is a promising DJ.
Hiddleston isn’t only interested acting. He’s also an musician. He has played the role of DJ in a number of functions such as the Loki series’ premiere celebration. Actor Tom Hiddleston revealed in an interview with Variety that he has been a DJ for the past decade and has performed at a few bars in London. The DJ has described it as being a “completely different way of expressing yourself” and a way of expression that allows an artist “creative freedom.”
Tom Hiddleston has become a famous meme.
Fans enjoy Hiddleston so much due to his depiction of Loki and his character, that it’s been used in numerous memes. Based on his famous “I am Loki” speech