Tom Hiddleston Biography – Who Is Tom Hiddleston
Tom Hiddleston (full name: Thomas William Hiddleston) is an English actor, musical performer and film producer who was born on 9th February 1981 in Westminster, United Kingdom. He is most known for his role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe where he appears as Loki in Thor (Thor), The Avengers (2012), Thor: The Dark World (2013), Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).
Tom Hiddleston Age – Tom Hiddleston Alter
How Old Is Tom Hiddleston? Hiddleston was born on 9th February 1981 in Westminster, United Kingdom. He is 37 years as of 2018.
Tom Hiddleston Education Background
He attended the Dragon School preparatory school in Oxford and later went to Eton College at the age of 13 as a boarder. After Eton, Tom continued on to Pembroke College at the University of Cambridge, where he earned a double first in Classics. He later attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art to study acting and graduated in 2005.
Tom Hiddleston Family
Hiddleston was born and raised in a family of three children of Diana Patricia (née Servaes) Hiddleston and James Norman Hiddleston His mother is an arts administrator and former stage manager while his father is a physical chemist. At the age of 12, his parents got divorced. He has two siblings: older sister Sarah is a journalist in India and his younger sister Emma is an actress.
Vice Admiral Reginald Servaes is Hiddleston’s maternal great-grandfather while he is also a great-great-grandson of food producer Sir Edmund Vestey through his mother.
Tom Hiddleston Dating
Tom Hiddleston Girlfriend
Hiddleston has been romantically linked to several ladies with some being just based on speculation. He however dated British Wallander actress Susannah Fielding for three years before they ended their relationship in 2011 after he reportedly decided to focus on his career.
He has also reportedly been with record executive Jane Arthy after being spotted while sitting together at Wimbledon.
Tom Hiddleston and Taylor Swift
In 2016 after Taylor Swift’s break up with Calvin Harris, Hiddleston became romantically involved with Taylor as they were spotted kissing at the beach. During Taylor Swift’s July 4th party he wore a ‘I heart T.S.’ shirt which he claims he wore just out of necessity, saying: ‘The truth is, it was the Fourth of July and a public holiday and we were playing a game and I slipped and hurt my back and I wanted to protect the graze from the sun and said, ‘Does anyone have a T-shirt?’ And one of her friends said, ‘I’ve got this.”The friend pulled out the ‘I heart T.S.’ tank top that Taylor’s squad all own.
Their relationship was however short-lived as they called it quits in September 2016, just three months into it. During an interview with GQ, he gave a hint on why his relationship with Taylor did not work out. He said that their was a media circus that followed them and added that “…A relationship always takes work. A relationship in the limelight takes work. And it’s not just the limelight. It’s everything else.” He also described Swift as being generous and kind and lovely, and they had the best time.
Tom Hiddleston Wife
Is Tom Hiddleston Married? The answer to this question is: No, Hiddleston is not married. He has certainly been in relationships but none of them have ended in marriage.
Tom Hiddleston Career
Hiddleston began appearing on television while still doing student plays after landing parts in Stephen Whittaker’s adaptation of Nicholas Nickleby (2001) for ITV, the BBC/HBO co-production Conspiracy (2001), and as Randolph Churchill, the son of Winston Churchill, in the BBC/HBO drama The Gathering Storm (2002). Upon his graduation from RADA, Hiddleston was cast in his first film role, playing Oakley in Unrelated (2006), Joanna Hogg’s first feature film. His younger sister Emma is also in the film as Badge.
He also had a role in Cymbeline (2007) for which he won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in a Play. In 2006, he was the voiceover for BBC’s documentary on the Galapagos Island and narrated the The Red Necklace audiobook by Sally Gardner in 2007.
Tom Hiddleston Thor
He got his career breakthrough via his portrayal of Loki in the 2011 Marvel Studios film Thor. His audition for the role was through an invite by Kenneth Branagh, the film’s director who had worked with Hiddleston before on Ivanov and Wallander. He initially auditioned to play the character of Thor but in the end Branagh decided he was more suitable as the antagonist and cast him as Loki. Empire, the film magazine ranked Hiddleston’s portrayal as Loki the 19th Greatest Movie Character of All Time.
Tom Hiddleston Bond
He wanted to play James Bond but he was snubbed with the film franchise bosses deeming him “too smug and not tough enough”. A source told Page Six that producer Barbara Broccoli has “just about persuaded Daniel Craig to do one more Bond movie.” It is said that Broccoli “doesn’t like” Hiddleston and finds him “smug” and “not tough”.
Tom Hiddleston UNICEF
Hiddleston is a UK ambassador of the humanitarian and developmental assistance fund group UNICEF since 2013. In early 2013, he traveled to Guinea to help women and children and raise awareness about hunger and malnutrition. He has also been to South Sudan twice with his second trip to the country being in 2016 December, to see the impact of the civil conflict on vulnerable children, three years after the conflict.
He said, “It’s heartbreaking to see that after three years, innocent children are still bearing the brunt of the conflict,” “Everyone I met has experienced traumatic events that no one – least of all a child – should ever have to go through.” He is part of the team that is working across East Africa to help vulnerable children in the remotest areas get the life-saving food, clean water and other vital services they need to survive.
Through his social media pages, Tom appeals to is fans and followers to help the UNICEF in saving lives especially those of children from poverty-stricken areas.
Where Does Tom Hiddleston Live?
The Thor star resides in the Belsize Park area of north-west London.
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Tom Hiddleston Awards
- 2017: Empire Hero Award.
- 2017: Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film, ‘The Night Manager’.
- 2016: TV Choice Award for Best Actor, ‘The Night Manager’.
- 2014: Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor, ‘Coriolanus’.
- 2013: MTV Movie Award for Best Fight, The Avengers (shared with the cast)
- 2013: MTV Movie Award for Best Villain, ‘The Avengers’.
- 2012: Glamour Award for Man of the Year
- 2012: Empire Award for Best Male Newcomer,’Thor’
- 2009: Theatregoers’ Choice Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Play ‘Othello/Ivanov’
- 2008: Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in a Play, ‘Cymbeline’
- 2008: Ian Charleson Award Third Prize, ‘Othello’
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