Tom Hiddleston is an English actor who has achieved international fame and recognition for his roles in a variety of films. He has appeared in Marvel Cinematic Universe movies such as Thor, The Avengers, and most recently Loki. Additionally, he starred as the titular character in Steven Spielberg’s War Horse and played the villainous Loki in two separate Thor movies.
Hiddleston was born on February 9th 1981 in Westminster, London. As a child he attended Eton College before going on to study Classics at Cambridge University where he earned his degree with honors. After that, he went on to pursue acting full-time at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) which is renowned for its high standards of education for actors globally.
His first major role came when director Kenneth Branagh cast him as Fenton in an adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘The Play Much Ado About Nothing’ alongside Emma Thompson and Denzel Washington. His performance caught Hollywood’s attention leading him to land more big roles such as playing Hank Williams Sr.,in I Saw The Light; Thomas Sharpe in Crimson Peak; Jonathan Pine In BBC One’s Night Manager series; Jackson Maine In A Star Is Born; and Robert Laing In High Rise among many others.
In 2011, Hiddleston landed arguably one of his biggest roles yet: Loki, the adopted brother & archenemy of Thor played by Chris Hemsworth. He would go on to reprise this role three times over the course of several years earning both critical acclaim & fans around the globe due to his intense portrayal Of this iconic marvel villain.
Today Tom Hiddlestone continues to be one Of Hollywood’s hottest properties having already worked with some Of cinema’s greatest directors & actors including Steven Spielberg, Woody Allen, Joss Whedon, Ben Stiller and Robert Downey Jr to name just a few!
With numerous projects currently underway we can only expect great things from Tom Hiddleton For years To come.
Hiddleston was born in Westminster, London, on February 9, 1981. His parents are James Norman Hiddleston, a physical chemist, and Diana Patricia Hiddleston (néeservaes), a former stage manager and teacher. His paternal grandparents were Scottish, while his maternal grandfather was Welsh.
He has two brothers, James and Benjamin, and two sisters, Sarah and Emma. Hiddleston was educated at Eton College, where he was a member of the Shooting team, and he also attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He began his acting career in British television with roles in the dramas “Thor” (2011) and “War Horse” (2011). He has also appeared in the films “High-Rise” (2015), “Crimson Peak” (2015), and “Kong: Skull Island” (2017). He is best known for his work in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, appearing in such films as Thor, The Avengers and Thor: The Dark World. Hiddleston has also appeared in the critically acclaimed War Horse and The Deep Blue Sea. He will soon be seen in the upcoming Kong: Skull Island and Thor: Ragnarok.