You may know the name Tom Hiddleston from the worldwide phenomenon franchise called Avengers. His acting and battling skill are no doubt brilliant in all those movies he has been in. With that being said, a lot of people are curious about this Marvel superstar as he looks like he is holding things on for himself. He is a charming and eloquent figure on and off the camera. These positive traits make people fall in love with this British actor. Here we summarize some facts about Tom Hiddleston from his life and career!
A lot of you may not know that his full name is Thomas William Hiddleston. Did you realize that the names “Thomas” and “William” are names that are quite often heard in western films with characters from England? It’s because he was born in Westminster in part of London, United Kingdom. Just like any of the British actors out there, Tom has his own uniqueness.
Do you often see Tom in a blue suit? If so, you should have noticed that he likes blue. Tom’s eyes are also blue and his calm, but can be silly, at a glance also matches the color blue. He is also standing 187.96 cm tall which means that hat he is almost 5 cm taller than Chris Evans (who plays Captain America) and only less than 3 cm different from Chris Hemsworth.
Like Loki, he has a black sign color and looks very good with him. Here’s another secret, his natural hair is actually blonde.
He dated Taylor Swift in 2016
Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston’s romance didn’t last long, only a few weeks. However, the togetherness of the two world stars always steals the attention of the media. Everywhere they went there was an army of paparazzi following them. Even though it’s only a few months in, it turns out that the relationship between Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston seems to be running seriously. The proof is that each of them has introduced each other to their parents.
One day, Taylor Swift visited the parents of Loki in the Thor film in Suffolk, England. In fact, the singer of the song “Bad Blood” sent a short message to his best friend, saying, “I think I’m in love. I’ve never felt this way before.”
Actually, for a Taylor Swift to fall in love with Tom Hiddleston is not something strange. Because it turns out that the British actor has many qualities that women will surely crave.
Intelligent and broad-minded
In matters of education and knowledge, Tom Hiddleston cannot be underestimated. Tom Hiddleston was a graduate of one of the UK’s most prestigious schools, Eton College, whose students included British aristocrats. Prince William and Prince Harry also attended school there.
And not only that, but Tom Hiddleston also speaks many languages. It seems that when Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston are traveling in Rome, they won’t need a guide, because Tom is fluent in Italian, Spanish, German, and French. Not only that, but the 35-year-old actor can also speak Korean and Arabic.
Because of his school, Tom Hiddleston can also speak Ancient Greek and Latin. Tom is also a fan of the legendary English literary, William Shakespeare. He can quote his entire literary manuscript.
- History of Criticism Towards Marvel Superhero Films: An Overview
- Interesting and Heartbreaking Facts About Robert Downey Jr
He loves his Marvel character, Loki
The Loki character, played by Tom Hiddleston in the “Thor” and “The Avengers” franchise, is so loved by fans. Despite being one of the antagonistic characters, in fact, the figure of the Rabbit God who comes from Asgard has a special charm in the hearts of film lovers made by Marvel Studios.
But fans certainly remember that Loki was one of the characters who died in “Avengers: Infinity War”. Even Loki has died in the first minutes of the film, since Thanos (Josh Brolin) entered the Asgardian spacecraft, then killed himself and Heimdall (Idris Elba).
However, the character Loki himself appears again in a number of scenes in the follow-up film, “Avengers: Endgame”. One of them was when he became a prisoner of the Avengers team after the Battle of New York incident.
Loki’s own fate will be answered in his upcoming series, “Loki”, which will be broadcast on the Disney + streaming channel. Not long ago Tom discussed a little about the series. Interestingly, this handsome actor admitted that he had known about the “Loki” series project since last year, to be precise before “Avengers: Infinity War” was released.
In his continued statement, Tom also promised that this series would really explore Loki’s character in more detail. “His intelligence, his treachery, his crimes, his magic, and then seeing him face tougher opponents, such as those he had never seen or known,” he added.
Tom Hiddleston is also good at dancing
Usually, men are reluctant to dance or dance, except maybe when you are talking about Channing Tatum. But as it turns out, Tom Hiddleston really loves it.
In fact, the two of them probably felt a match when they danced together in the Met Gala event which was in early May. Indeed, Tom Hiddleston never hesitated to show his dancing skills. When appearing at a fan forum event in Seoul, South Korea, Tom Hiddleston danced without hesitation in front of the fans.
Not only that, but Tom also had a beautiful voice. He played the legendary country singer, Hank Williams, in his film released last year, I Saw The Light.
Tom is a charming and fun guy
Not only good-looking, but Tom Hiddleston also behaved very charming. At one red carpet interview, Tom Hiddleston took off his coat and tucked it over the shoulder of the female journalist who was interviewing him that cold night. Obviously, the reporter immediately shouted happily and was intoxicated with love.
On another occasion, while being interviewed by a reporter from a British newspaper at a restaurant, Tom Hiddleston was secretly paying their meal bill while the reporter was excusing himself for the bathroom. This has never been done by other artists.
In addition to being polite and very respectful of others, Tom Hiddleston is also a fun person. His co-stars, such as Elizabeth Debicki in ‘The Night Manager’ and Jessica Chastain in ‘Crimson Peak’ said that Tom Hiddleston was able to make them laugh all the time with his clever sense of humor.
He is a romantic and not ashamed to admit it
On one occasion, a Hollywood reporter asked Tom Hiddleston about love, and the reporter got a melting answer.
“Falling in love is like that. Always unexpected and surprising, exciting but beautiful. The heart cannot be controlled, you cannot determine who you will fall in love with. It can just happen. When you fall in love with someone, you don’t. know the reason, you only love him. ”
Not only that, Tom continued, “If you have a list of what you want (from a partner), is that really love? Trying to construct a relationship, is it love? True love is about acceptance and honesty and openness. When you can accept the people you love as they are, that is true love. “.
Tom Hiddleston likes and is liked by children
Which woman does not melt her heart when she sees a handsome man who is engrossed in chatting with children. Even in one of the photos captured by the paparazzi, Tom Hiddleston is seen carrying his nephew on his back while walking with his family and Taylor Swift.
At a fan meeting, he took the time so that everyone could sing “Happy Birthday” to one of his little fans. This made the little children immediately go crazy over Tom Hiddleston.
“That I have an army of fans? I consider myself very lucky,” he said of his little fans.
In a comedy show on TV, Tom Hiddleston appears in full Loki costume and plays with young children while playing Loki. In 2014 he also appeared in the film The Muppets, in one scene he kissed the female pig character, the beautiful Miss Piggy. Wow …
He got hit by Chris Hemsworth on the set of avengers
Actor Tom Hiddleston described his experience when he was hit by Chris Hemsworth. This happened during the shooting of Avengers (2012), where Tom was hit by Chris in the face and knocked him down.
“In the film, the fighting scene depends on the angle of the camera. So you try different angles,” said Tom in an interview.
However, unexpectedly at one angle of shooting, an unexpected error occurred.
“There was a fight scene between Loki and Thor in ‘Avengers’. Because I was wearing horns weighing 10 kg, I asked Chris to just hit my face because it was difficult for me to balance myself,” said Hiddleston.
Not safe, it turned out that Chris Hemsworth’s hit and knocked Tom to the floor.
“It turned out to be a bad idea. I just fell helplessly,” said the actor.
Tom Hiddleston adores his mother
Tom’s parents are divorced, but he often visits his mother, Diana Patricia Hiddleston, in Suffolk. Tom said it helped calm his mind.
“My mother attaches great importance to kindness and politeness,” he said. “As I got older, the more I realized how rarely these two things people do.”
When he won the “Man of the Year” title from the women’s magazine, Glamor, he dedicated the award to his mother, saying, “For shaping me into the man I am today.”