Tom Hiddleston is an English actor, film producer and musician. At the beginning of his career, he appeared in West End theatre productions of Cymbeline and Ivanov. He won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in a Play for his role in Cymbeline and was also nominated for the same award for his role as Cassio in Othello. In 2016, he 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.
Thomas William Hiddleston
Actor, Musician Producer
Birthday / Date of Birth
Tom Hiddleston was born on February 9, 1981, in Westminster, London, England, UK.
He’s currently 38 years old.
Tom has Scottish ancestry on his father’s side, while he is of English, German and Welsh descent on his mother’s side.
Tom attended a preparatory school, Dragon School in Oxford. At 13, he was accepted into Eton College in Eton in Windsor. Later, Tom studied at University of Cambridge‘s Pembroke College to earn double first in Classics. Finally, he studied acting and graduated in 2005 from Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
- Father – James Norman Hiddleston (Physical chemist)
- Mother – Diana Patricia Seraves (Arts administrator / former stage manager)
- Siblings – Sarah (Older Sister) (Indian Journalist), Emma Hiddleston (Younger Sister) (Actress)
Girlfriend / Spouse
Tom Hiddleston dated –
- Susannah Fielding (2009-2011) – Tom started dating English actress, Susannah Fielding in June 2009 after meeting her on the set of BBC’s Wallander. They dated for more than two years before finally calling it quits in November 2011.
- Kat Dennings (2010) – The Thor co-stars were RUMORed to be dating together in 2010 when they were seen getting cozy during Comic-con in that year.
- Jessica Chastain (2012-2013) – This time, Tom was RUMORed to be dating American actress, Jessica Chastain in November 2012. They split in January 2013. She is about 4 years his senior.
- Lara Pulver (2013) – In 2013, when Tom was seen having dinner with actress Lara Pulver, they were RUMORed to be dating each other.
- Elizabeth Olsen (2015) – In May 2015, Tom was RUMORed to have had a fling with American actress Elizabeth Olsen. They came close while filming the movie “I Saw the Light,” where they play husband-wife.
- Taylor Swift (2016) – From June 2016 to September 2016, Tom dated American singer, Taylor Swift.
- In feet – 6 feet 1¾ inches
- In centimeters – 188 cm
- In meters – 1.8 m
- In Kilograms – 79 kg
- In Pounds – 174 lbs
- Measurements – 43-13-33
- Chest – 43 inches
- Biceps – 13 inches
- Waist – 33 inches
He is normally blond, but he often tends to dye his hair dark brown.
He wears a size 11 (US) shoe.
His work as Loki in the in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films, Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), Thor: The Dark World (2013), Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018), can be considered one of the best work in his career. He earned a lot of accolades for his role in the films including Empire Award for Best Male Newcomer (2012) and MTV Movie Award for Best Fight and Best Villain in 2013.
Tom Hiddleston appeared in 2008 British drama film Unrelated for his role as Oakley.
In 2001, Tom played the role as Toby Sherrifmuir in the TV show Armadillo.
He has appeared in a Jaguar Super Bowl commercial. He was the ambassador for Luminous the BFI’s Fundraising Gala.
Awards & Nominations
|2007||Ian Charleson Award||The Changeling||Nominated|
|2008||Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in a Play||Cymbeline||Won|
|2008||Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in a Play||Othello||Nominated|
|2008||Ian Charleson Award Third Prize||Othello||Won|
|2009||Theatregoers’ Choice Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Play||Othello/Ivanov||Won|
|2009||Ian Charleson Award||Ivanov||Nominated|
|2010||Crime Thriller Award for Best Supporting Actor||Wallander||Nominated|
|2011||Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award for Best Ensemble Cast||Midnight in Paris||Nominated|
|2011||Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast||Midnight in Paris||Nominated|
|2011||Scream Award for Breakout Performance – Male||Thor||Nominated|
|2012||Empire Award for Best Male Newcomer||Thor||Won|
|2012||Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor||Archipelago||Nominated|
|2012||BAFTA Rising Star Award||Thor||Nominated|
|2012||Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor||Thor||Nominated|
|2012||Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain||The Avengers||Nominated|
|2012||Glamour Award for Man of the Year||N/A||Won|
|2013||Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Villain||The Avengers||Nominated|
|2013||MTV Movie Award for Best Fight||The Avengers||Won|
|2013||MTV Movie Award for Best Villain||The Avengers||Won|
|2014||Empire Award for Best Supporting Actor||Thor: The Dark World||Nominated|
|2014||Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor||Coriolanus||Nominated|
|2014||Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor||Thor: The Dark World||Nominated|
|2014||Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor||Coriolanus||Won|
|2015||WhatsOnStage.com Award for Best Actor in a Play||Coriolanus||Nominated|
|2015||Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actor||Unrelated||Nominated|
|2015||British Independent Film Award for Best Actor||High-Rise||Nominated|
|2015||Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor||High-Rise; Crimson Peak||Nominated|
|2016||TV Choice Award for Best Actor||The Night Manager||Won|
|2016||Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie||The Night Manager||Nominated|
|2016||Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Limited Series||The Night Manager||Nominated|
|2016||Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries||The Night Manager||Nominated|
|2016||Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film||The Night Manager||Nominated|
|2016||TVTimes Award for Favorite Actor||The Night Manager||Nominated|
|2017||Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film||The Night Manager||Won|
|2017||National Television Award for Favorite Drama Performance||The Night Manager||Nominated|
|2017||Producers Guild of America David L. Wolper Award – Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television||The Night Manager||Nominated|
|2017||Empire Hero Award||Won|
|2017||Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor – Sci-Fi/Fantasy||Kong: Skull Island||Nominated|
|2018||Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Scene Stealer||Thor: Ragnarok||Nominated|
Tom Hiddleston Favorites
- Favorite Superhero – Superman
- Favorite Music Video – “Weapon of Choice” by Fatboy Slim
- Favorite Film – Heat (1995)
- Favorite Drink – Jameson on the Rocks
- Favorite Band – Bon Iver
- Favorite Books – “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy and “Any Human Heart” by William Boyd.
- Favorite Shakespeare Play – Othello
- Favorite Country – Italy
- Favorite Tea – Earl Grey with a Splash of Milk
Tom Hiddleston Net worth
Tom Hiddleston has a net worth of $20 million dollars as of 2019. Hiddleston lives in the Belsize Park area of north-west London.
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Some Lesser Known Facts About Tom Hiddleston
- He was born in Westminster and raised in Wimbledon in London.
- His parents divorced when she was 12 years old. He was educated at boarding schools before attending the University of Cambridge.
- When he was studying at the University of Cambridge, he appeared in the play titled “A Streetcar Named Desire”.
- He is good friends with Chris Hemsworth.
- He gave his voice to the character named Loki in the 2011 video game, Thor: God of Thunder.
- Tom is known for his active participation in charity works 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.
- He is also a UK ambassador of the humanitarian and developmental assistance fund group UNICEF.
- In 2013, Empire magazine ranked Tom at #2 in their “The 100 Sexiest Movie Stars” list.
- In 2016, he won the Best Actor Award at the National Film Awards UK for his role in High-Rise (2015).
- He won the light-hearted UK award Rear of the Year in 2016.
- He was featured on Debrett’s 2017 list of the most influential people in the UK.