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Tom Hiddleston is a well-known English actor, producer, as well as a musical performer

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BirthdayFebruary 9, 1981
NationalityBritish
FamousFilm & Theater Personalities, Actors
SiblingsEmma Hiddleston, Sarah Hiddleston
Known asT Hiddy
Universities
  • Dragon School
  • Eton College
  • University of Cambridge
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
  • Pembroke College
Birth PlaceWestminster, United Kingdom
Height188cm
GenderMale
FatherJames Norman Hiddleston
MotherDiana Patricia Hiddleston
Net Worth$20 Million as of Jun 30,2016
Sun SignAquarius
Born inWestminster, United Kingdom
Famous asActor
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Who is Tom Hiddleston?

Tom William Hiddleston is a well-known English actor, producer, as well as a musical performer. He came to prominence after his portrayal of the supervillain Loki, brother of the titular character, in the 2011 film ‘Thor’. He continued playing the role in the films ‘Avengers’ ‘Thor: The Dark World’, and will be seen in the upcoming film ‘Thor: Ragnarok’, as well. In his early career, he appeared in popular TV shows such as ‘The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby’, which was based on the famous novel ‘Nicholas Nickleby’ by Charles Dickens. He also appeared as Randolph Churchill, son of Winston Churchill, in a biographical TV film ‘The Gathering Storm’. Slowly, he started getting more prominent roles, and finally, reached the peak of his career after he played Loki in the movie ‘Thor’. Throughout his career, he has won several significant awards including the Laurence Oliver Award for Best Newcomer for his role in the popular play ‘Cymbeline’, which was originally written by William Shakespeare. Hiddleston is also known for his philanthropic activities. In 2013, he visited Guinea in order to provide assistance to the needy women and children. He also educated the people about issues such as hunger and malnutrition. Hiddleston’s name was also mentioned in Debrett’s 2017 list of the ‘Most Influential People in the UK’.

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Childhood & Early Life

Thomas William “Tom” Hiddleston was born on 9 February 1981 in Westminster, London, England. His father, James Normal Hiddleston, worked as a physical chemist, while his mother, Diana Patricia Hiddleston, worked as an arts administrator. His father is of Scottish origin, while his mother is English. Unfortunately, his parents divorced when he was only twelve.

He has two sisters. Emma, his younger sister, became an actress, while his older sister, Sarah, is working as a journalist in India.

He studied at Eton College, and later at Pembroke College. Heavily inspired by his mother’s love for acting, he started taking active part in stage productions during his college days. Hiddleston then decided to attend the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art to study acting, from where he graduated in the year 2005.

Career

Tom Hiddleston started acting while he was still a student. He appeared in Stephen Whittaker’s TV adaptation of ‘Nicholas Nickleby,’ in 2001, and later, in ‘Conspiracy’, the same year. The next year, he played the son of Winston Churchill in the TV film ‘The Gathering Storm’.

He made his film debut in the British drama ‘Unrelated’ in the year 2006. Directed by Joanna Hogg, the film starred him in a main role. The film also included his sister Emma Hiddleston, along with actors Kathryn Worth, Mary Roscoe and David Rintoul. The movie received several awards.

Over the ensuing years, Hiddleston played significant roles in several plays such as ‘The Challenging’ (2006), ‘Cymbeline’, (2007), and ‘Othello’ (2008). His role in ‘Cymbeline’ was quite appreciated, and eventually he won the ‘Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in a Play’ for his remarkable performance.

In 2011, he appeared in the American superhero film ‘Thor’, which was based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. The film, which was directed by Kenneth Branagh, portrayed Hiddleston as the supervillian Loki. The movie turned out to be a commercial success, also helped Hiddleston become popular on an international level.

The same year, he also appeared in ‘Midnight in Paris’, a fantasy comedy movie, directed by Woody Allen, where he played a supporting role. The film turned out to be a commercial success, and also won several awards, including an Oscar.

In 2012, he appeared in ‘The Avengers’ a superhero film, which was based on a Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. The film, which was directed by Joss Whedon, saw Hiddleston reprising his role as the supervillain Loki. His character, who is the brother as well as the arch enemy of Thor, is seen in pursuing his dreams of taking over the world. The film was a monumental success commercially and earned nearly $ 1.5 billion worldwide.

Hiddleston reprised his role as Loki once again in ‘Thor: The Dark World,’ which released in 2013. Directed by Alan Taylor, the film was a commercial success. The same year, he also played the lead role in the play ‘Coriolanus’, which was originally written by Shakespeare.

Over the years, Hiddleston also played main roles in films such as ‘I saw the Light’, (2015) and ‘Kong: Skull Island’ (2017).

Major Works

’Thor,’ the 2011 American superhero film, can be considered the first major and significant work of Tom Hiddleston’s career. The film, which was directed by Kenneth Branagh, is about Thor, prince of a fictional realm named Asgard, who has been banished to Earth, stripped off of his powers. Hiddleston appears as his brother Loki, who tries to take the throne for himself. The cast of the film also included Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Stellan Skarsgårrd, and Colm Feore. The film, which earned nearly $450 million worldwide, was also the 15th highest grossing film of the year.

Hiddleston appeared in the 2012 superhero film ‘The Avengers’, where he reprised his role as the supervillain Loki. The film is another one of his most successful and significant works. Directed by Joss Whedon, the cast also included actors Robert Downer Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, and Jeremy Renner. The film earned nearly 1.5 billion worldwide, and became the highest grossing film of the year. The film also won several awards and nominations, which also included a nomination for the Oscars.

In 2015, he appeared in ‘Crimson Peak’, a gothic romance film, which was directed by Guillermo del Toro. The cast included Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam and Jim Beaver. It was an average commercial success. Reviews were mostly positive. It also won three Saturn Awards and a Fangoria Chainsaw Award.

’Kong: Skull Island’, which was released in February 2017, is the latest work of Hiddleston. He appeared in a lead role in the film, which is about groups of scientists and soldiers in pursuit of a mighty monster named Kong. The film was directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts and along with Hiddleston, the cast also included Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, and Brie Larson. The film was a commercial success, and received positive reviews.

Awards & Achievements

Tom Hiddleston has won several significant awards throughout his career. Some of them are Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in a Play for his role in ‘Cymbeline’ in 2008, ‘Empire Award for Best Male Newcomer’ for his role in the film ‘Thor’ in 2012, ‘MTV Movie Award for Best Villain’ for his role in the movie ‘Avengers’ in 2013, and ‘Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor’ for his role in the play ‘Coriolanus’ in 2014.

Personal Life

Tom Hiddleston, who is a bachelor, currently resides in Belsize Park Area of North-West London. He has been known to date British actress Susannah Fielding and later, record executive, Jane Arthy. He dated Taylor Swift in 2016.

He is known for his philanthropic activities, and is involved in several UNICEF projects. He visited Guinea in 2013 in order to help the needy as well as raise awareness about problems like hunger and malnutrition.

Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $20 million.

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Tom Hiddleston awards

YearNameAward

Golden Globe Awards

2017Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionThe Night Manager (2016)

MTV Movie & TV Awards

2013Best VillainThe Avengers (2012)
2013Best FightThe Avengers (2012)

Tom Hiddleston biography timelines

  • // 9th Feb 1981
    Thomas William “Tom” Hiddleston was born on 9 February 1981 in Westminster, London, England. His father, James Normal Hiddleston, worked as a physical chemist, while his mother, Diana Patricia Hiddleston, worked as an arts administrator. His father is of Scottish origin, while his mother is English. Unfortunately, his parents divorced when he was only twelve.
  • // 2001
    Tom Hiddleston started acting while he was still a student. He appeared in Stephen Whittaker’s TV adaptation of ‘Nicholas Nickleby,’ in 2001, and later, in ‘Conspiracy’, the same year. The next year, he played the son of Winston Churchill in the TV film ‘The Gathering Storm’.
  • // 2005
    He studied at Eton College, and later at Pembroke College. Heavily inspired by his mother’s love for acting, he started taking active part in stage productions during his college days. Hiddleston then decided to attend the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art to study acting, from where he graduated in the year 2005.
  • // 2006
    He made his film debut in the British drama ‘Unrelated’ in the year 2006. Directed by Joanna Hogg, the film starred him in a main role. The film also included his sister Emma Hiddleston, along with actors Kathryn Worth, Mary Roscoe and David Rintoul. The movie received several awards.
  • // 2011
    In 2011, he appeared in the American superhero film ‘Thor’, which was based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. The film, which was directed by Kenneth Branagh, portrayed Hiddleston as the supervillian Loki. The movie turned out to be a commercial success, also helped Hiddleston become popular on an international level.
  • // 2011
    ’Thor,’ the 2011 American superhero film, can be considered the first major and significant work of Tom Hiddleston’s career. The film, which was directed by Kenneth Branagh, is about Thor, prince of a fictional realm named Asgard, who has been banished to Earth, stripped off of his powers. Hiddleston appears as his brother Loki, who tries to take the throne for himself. The cast of the film also included Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Stellan Skarsgårrd, and Colm Feore. The film, which earned nearly $450 million worldwide, was also the 15th highest grossing film of the year.
  • // 2012
    In 2012, he appeared in ‘The Avengers’ a superhero film, which was based on a Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. The film, which was directed by Joss Whedon, saw Hiddleston reprising his role as the supervillain Loki. His character, who is the brother as well as the arch enemy of Thor, is seen in pursuing his dreams of taking over the world. The film was a monumental success commercially and earned nearly $ 1.5 billion worldwide.
  • // 2012
    Hiddleston appeared in the 2012 superhero film ‘The Avengers’, where he reprised his role as the supervillain Loki. The film is another one of his most successful and significant works. Directed by Joss Whedon, the cast also included actors Robert Downer Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, and Jeremy Renner. The film earned nearly 1.5 billion worldwide, and became the highest grossing film of the year. The film also won several awards and nominations, which also included a nomination for the Oscars.
  • // 2013
    Hiddleston reprised his role as Loki once again in ‘Thor: The Dark World,’ which released in 2013. Directed by Alan Taylor, the film was a commercial success. The same year, he also played the lead role in the play ‘Coriolanus’, which was originally written by Shakespeare.
  • // 2013
    He is known for his philanthropic activities, and is involved in several UNICEF projects. He visited Guinea in 2013 in order to help the needy as well as raise awareness about problems like hunger and malnutrition.
  • // 2015 To 2017
    Over the years, Hiddleston also played main roles in films such as ‘I saw the Light’, (2015) and ‘Kong: Skull Island’ (2017).
  • // 2015
    In 2015, he appeared in ‘Crimson Peak’, a gothic romance film, which was directed by Guillermo del Toro. The cast included Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam and Jim Beaver. It was an average commercial success. Reviews were mostly positive. It also won three Saturn Awards and a Fangoria Chainsaw Award.
  • // 2016
    Tom Hiddleston, who is a bachelor, currently resides in Belsize Park Area of North-West London. He has been known to date British actress Susannah Fielding and later, record executive, Jane Arthy. He dated Taylor Swift in 2016.
  • // Feb 2017
    ’Kong: Skull Island’, which was released in February 2017, is the latest work of Hiddleston. He appeared in a lead role in the film, which is about groups of scientists and soldiers in pursuit of a mighty monster named Kong. The film was directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts and along with Hiddleston, the cast also included Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, and Brie Larson. The film was a commercial success, and received positive reviews.

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    Tom Hiddleston was born at 1981-02-09

  • Where is Tom Hiddleston's birth place?

    Tom Hiddleston was born in Westminster, United Kingdom

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    Tom Hiddleston's nationalities is British

  • Who is Tom Hiddleston siblings?

    Tom Hiddleston's siblings is Emma Hiddleston, Sarah Hiddleston

  • What was Tom Hiddleston universities?

    Tom Hiddleston studied at Dragon School, Eton College, University of Cambridge, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Pembroke College

  • How tall is Tom Hiddleston?

    Tom Hiddleston's height is 188

  • Who is Tom Hiddleston's father?

    Tom Hiddleston's father is James Norman Hiddleston

  • Who is Tom Hiddleston's mother?

    Tom Hiddleston's mother is Diana Patricia Hiddleston

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    Tom Hiddleston is Aquarius

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