Tom Hiddleston

Actor

Born: Westminster, London, England, UK

BIOGRAPHY

English actor, producer and musical performer Thomas William Hiddleston began his career with theater where he appeared in West End theatre productions of Cymbeline for which he had won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in a Play. He received international recognition for his role of Loki in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and his appearance in Thor. Tom has appeared in several successful movies such as Steven Spielberg's War Horse, The Deep Blue Sea and Woody Allen's romantic comedy Midnight in Paris. Born in Westminster, London, Tom was raised in Wimbledon in his early years, and later moved to a Cotswold village near Oxford. At the age of 13, Hiddleston began boarding at Eton College and continued on to Pembroke College at the University of Cambridge, where he earned a double first in Classics. His father is Scottish and his mother English, and he has English, German and Welsh ancestry Tom has starred in and was an executive producer of the AMC / BBC limited series 'The Night Manager', for which he received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie and Outstanding Limited Series, and won his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Miniseries or Television Film. Hiddleston is a self-described feminist and is one of the few celebrities to have designed his own card for the UK-based charity Thomas Coram Foundation for Children, and has been actively involved in many social service activities and is also a UK ambassador of the humanitarian and developmental assistance fund group UNICEF.

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