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Tom Hiddleston

Birth Name: 
Thomas William Hiddleston
Birthday: 
Monday, February 9, 1981
Birth Place: 
Westminster, London, England
Height: 
6'1"

Tom was born in London to parents Diana and James Hiddleston. His mother is a former stage manager. His father is a scientist and was the managing director of a pharmaceutical company.

He attended The Dragon School in Oxford and then went on to study at Eton College. He studied for his Classics degree at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge, earning a double first. In 2005, he graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Whilst at University of Cambridge, he was seen by the agency 'Hamilton Handell' in the play 'A Streetcar named Desire' and was signed. Following this, he was cast in his first television role in The Life and Adventures of _Nicholas Nickleby (2001) (TV)_. Hiddleston won his first film role as Oakley in Joanna Hogg's award-winning first feature, Unrelated (2007). His breakthrough role came when he portrayed Loki in the 2011 Marvel Studios feature film Thor (2011) and he will reprise this role in The Avengers (2012). (IMDb)

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The Hollow Crown: The Complete Series

William Shakespeare's Henriad trilogy of plays recently adapted into television films in the UK now make their way stateside for an anticipated release.  The Hollow Crown: The Complete Series collects some of civilization’s most treasured historical stories and pairs them with a dizzying... Read more
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The Avengers

Since the release of Iron Man in 2008, Marvel Studios has been teasing us with hints of the Avengers Initiative. With Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) silently pulling the strings in the background and Agent Coulson (Clark Gregg) as his right hand man, S.H.I.E.L.D.... Read more
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I’ll save the suspense and say right off the bat that I really enjoyed seeing Thor. In fact, I left the theater wanting to see it again. I never read the comic books even though apparently they have been around for nearly 50 years now.... Read more
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Thor

Thor is a name known to most. Whether you view him as the Norse god of thunder or as the Marvel superhero, the man is one in the same with his golden locks of hair and mighty hammer Mjolnir.... Read more
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The Avengers: Loki Imprisoned CLIP

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The Avengers: Tom Hiddleston Red Carpet INTERVIEW

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