Tom Hiddleston

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Tom Hiddleston (born 09.02.1981)
Tom Hiddleston is an English actor known for his roles in 'Thor', Spielberg's 'War Horse' and 'Midnight in Paris'.

Tom Hiddleston: Childhood
Tom Hiddleston was born in Westminster, London.
His parents are Diana, a former stage manager, and James, a scientist in chemistry and managing director of a pharmaceutical firm.
He grew up in Wimbledon then Oxford and attended The Dragon School, a preparatory school in Oxford, then Eton College at aged 13.
He attended Pembroke College at the University of Cambridge and achieved a double first in Classics before graduating from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 2005.

Tom Hiddleston: Acting Career
Tom Hiddleston made his TV debut in the TV movie 'The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby' in 2001 and even landed the role of Winston Churchill's son Randolph in 'The Gathering Storm' in 2002.
Tom made his movie debut with 'Unrelated' in which he played teenager Oakley and had further TV roles on 'Wallander', 'Suburban Shootout' and 'Miss Austen Regrets'.
His big break came with the Marvel movie 'Thor'. After being invited to audition by director Kenneth Branagh, he initially tried out for the part of Thor but ended up landing the part of his brother Loki instead despite gaining 20 pounds in muscle to be considered for the Godly hero.
2011 saw him portray renowned writer F. Scott Fitzgerald in 'Midnight In Paris', Captain Nicholls in Steven Spielberg's 'War Horse' and a pilot in 'The Deep Blue Sea'.
In 2012, he reprised his role as Loki in 'The Avengers' and he later claimed that he got co-star Chris Hemsworth to hit him for real during a fight scene.
2012 also saw Tom portray Prince Hal in BBC's 'Henry IV, Parts I & II' as well as the titular role in 'Henry V'.
His upcoming movies include 'Only Lovers Left Alive', 'Thor 2' and 'Black Wings Has My Angel'.
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Tom Hiddleston Swerves 'Ben-Hur' for King Kong Epic 'Skull Island'

17th September 2014 -

 News

On the same day that Jack Huston was confirmed for Paramount's 'Ben-Hur', Tom Hiddleston - the man apparently sought for that role - has been confirmed for Legendary's 'Skull Island'. The movie will explore the...

Tom Hiddleston Set To Star In King King Origin Film 'Skull Island'

17th September 2014 -

 News

'The Avengers' actor Tom Hiddleston has just landed another huge movie role as he is set to star in an upcoming film that will explore the origins of the gigantic ape King Kong, titled 'Skull...

Tom Hiddleston Performs at Music Festival to Prepare for Hank Williams Role

8th September 2014 -

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Tom Hiddleston is stepping up his preparation to play country music legend Hank Williams, performing at Michigan's Wheatland Music Festival on Saturday (September 6, 2014). The British actor - best known for playing Loki in...

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - Everybody's Doing It (But You Probably Shouldn't)

20th August 2014 -

 News

This week in news: celebrities are filming themselves getting buckets of ice poured over their heads. This is what millions of years of evolution has led to. Ok, so the latest celebrity trend, the ALS...

MGM, Paramount, Want Tom Hiddleston as Ben-Hur In 2016

13th August 2014 -

 News

MGM and Paramount are courting British actor Tom Hiddleston to play Ben-Hur in a remake of the epic 1959 movie, based on Lew Wallace's novel Ben Hur: A Tale of the Christ. The film won...

Have You Seen Tom Hiddleston's Email To Joss Whedon Re: The Avengers?

31st July 2014 -

 News

Looking forward, The Avengers: Age of Ultron is one of the decade's most anticipated films, mainly due to the success of its predecessor. And we’ve been compelled to think back to Joss Whedon’s 2012 powerhouse...

Twitter Explodes Over Ryan Gosling's Baby News: Five Other Celebrity Crushes You Have No Chance With

10th July 2014 -

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Hey girl, did you know that Ryan Gosling is about to be a dad? Neither did anyone else until this week, but when he and girlfriend Eva Mendes broke the news, the internet exploded with...

Tom Hiddleston as Hank Williams: 4 Other Actors Who Took Country Music To The Big Screen

13th June 2014 -

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The very English Tom Hiddleston has just been cast as country legend Hank Williams in an upcoming biopic entitled, I Saw the Light. Hiddleston, who’s best known as The Avenger’s Loki will be rerecording some...

British Actor Tom Hiddleston Cast As Iconic American Singer Hank Williams

13th June 2014 -

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British-born actor Tom Hiddleston has allegedly been cast to play country singer Hank Williams in an upcoming biopic about the country singer's life. Deadline reports that Hiddleston will learn Williams’ Alabama accent and how to...

Benedict Cumberbatch And Tom Hiddleston Set for WWI Classic, 'Journey's End'

2nd June 2014 -

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A film adaptation of RC Sherriff’s classic first world war play has been mooted for a while now, but ahead of the war’s 100th anniversary and with a key intervention from Prince Andrew, the project...

Celine Dion Muppets role scripted with her in mind

31st March 2014 -

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Celine Dion's role in the 'Muppets Most Wanted' was scripted with her in mind.The film which stars children's favourites Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Animal and Fozzy Bear among others, has a number of A-List...

Muppets Most Wanted

28th March 2014 -

 Movie Review

Where the 2011 reboot felt effortless in the way it recaptured that warmly anarchic Muppets humour, this sequel feels like it's working every step of the way. Yes, it's riotously silly and occasionally hilarious, but...

Is This A Celebrity Which I See Before Me? Hollywood Actors Who Have Tackled Shakespeare Roles

25th March 2014 -

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There’s no better way of proving that you are a true artiste than taking on a challenging Shakespearean role. Not content with raking in millions of dollars from their blockbuster movies, these famous actors and...

Tinker Bell: The Pirate Fairy

18th March 2014 -

 Video

Pixie Hollow fairy friends Tinker Bell, Vidia, Iridessa, Fawn, Silvermist and Rosetta are all blessed with a unique talent to manipulate certain areas of nature. During an ice show, they discover that estranged fairy Zarina...

Muppets Most Wanted

4th March 2014 -

 Video

Kermit and friends are set to go international with the help of their unfortunately named new tour manager Dominic Badguy, with hopes of selling-out major theatres in all the big cities of the world including...

Only Lovers Left Alive

20th February 2014 -

 Movie Review

It's hardly surprising that laconic filmmaker Jim Jarmusch (Broken Flowers) has created such an inventively offbeat vampire movie, helped hugely by the ace casting of Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston as extremely long-term lovers. Fans...

With Tom Hiddleston On-Board, What Can We Expect From 'High Rise'?

5th February 2014 -

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With director Ben Wheatley announcing that Tom Hiddleston has been cast in the lead role in the upcoming 'High Rise', we're now brimming with anticipation for the JG Ballard adaptation. The director set tongues wagging...

A Week In Movies: Dame Judi In Star Wars? Jack Ryan And Milla Jovovich Hit London, While Trailers Promise Vampires, Spies, Aliens And Hunks

24th January 2014 -

 News

The best rumour this week is that Judi Dench may play Mon Mothma in Star Wars Episode VII, which director JJ Abrams starts shooting in the UK this spring. The character is a rebel leader...

Only Lovers Left Alive

21st January 2014 -

 Video

An ancient vampire named Adam is desperate to remain hidden from the world in his Detroit home. But that's harder than it looks as people are becoming increasingly interested in the music he makes and...

Early 'Sundance' Favourites Already Generating A Buzz For Upcoming Movies

10th January 2014 -

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The Sundance Film Festival is the place to be for young, aspiring filmmakers hoping to crack into the hotly-contested business of the movies. By the end of the film festival, which this year runs from...

In April 2015, Which Films Will "Fast & Furious 7" Have To Beat To Rule The Box Office?

24th December 2013 -

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Yesterday the release date for Fast & Furious 7 was announced for April 2015. As predicted, this allows for some production delays and for the cast and crew to have a mental health break following...

Tinkerbell: The Pirate Fairy

10th December 2013 -

 Video

Tinker Bell, Vidia, Iridessa, Fawn, Silvermist and Rosetta are fairies of Pixie Hollow who each have a different talent. However, their lives and identities are turned upside down when a newly turned Pirate Fairy named...

Superman Is Super-Sexy: Henry Cavill Tops 'Sexiest Man Alive' Poll

3rd December 2013 -

 News

Henry Cavill has topped the latest poll by Glamour magazine to determine the '100 Sexiest Men Alive.' The Man of Steel actor took the top spot from four-time winner of the accolade Robert Pattinson, who...

The Muppets Most Wanted

21st November 2013 -

 Video

Kermit and friends return, embarking on an extensive world tour that sees them reach all corners of the globe at sell-out theatre shows in the likes of Berlin, Madrid and London. However, things can't be...

Back-to-Back Weekend Success For 'Thor 2' - 'Thor 3' Will be Bigger, Better

18th November 2013 -

 News

The Norse God’s second outing in Thor 2: The Dark World yielded even more than its predecessor, setting November records for Marvel, and, judging by the figures, putting itself in a good position to enter...

'Thor 2: The Dark World' On Course for $450 Million Box Office, Sorry WHAT?

15th November 2013 -

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Despite the release of Malcolm D. Lee's well-reviewed sequel The Best Man Holiday, Marvel's Thor 2: The Dark World will remain at No.1 on the box-office in its second weekend with a predicted gross of...

'Thor: The Dark World' Boosted By 'The Avengers' Success To Score $86 Mil. On Opening Weekend

11th November 2013 -

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Thor: The Dark World is currently lighting up cinema screens across America, and indeed across the globe, and playing to packed-out cinemas still, even after enjoying a thoroughly impressive opening weekend. Bringing in a remarkable...

'Thor: The Dark World' Dominates The Weekend Box Office With Impressive Opening Gross

11th November 2013 -

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Thor: The Dark World almost became the top grossing November release of all time this weekend when it managed to bring in an estimated $86 million in the domestic market since its Friday (Nov 8)...

Tom Hiddleston On Playing An Ever Evolving Loki In "Thor: The Dark World"

10th November 2013 -

 News

Tom Hiddleston might play one of the now iconic villains of the Marvel-verse, but the charitable actor actually has little in common with his character in Thor: The Dark World. This past Halloween, Hiddleston took...

Tom Hiddleston Can't Get Enough Of Being The Guy You Love To Hate in 'Thor: The Dark World'

9th November 2013 -

 News

Tom Hiddleston stars as the God of Mischief, Loki, for the third time when he stars alongside Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman in Thor: The Dark World. Despite his nefarious antics in the films, Loki...

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