Tom Hiddleston

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Tom Hiddleston

At Avengers premier
Born February 9, 1981 (1981-02-09) (age 33)
Westminster, London, England[1]
Nationality English
Alma mater The Dragon School[2]
Eton College
University of Cambridge[3]
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Parents James Norman Hiddleston
Diana Patricia

Thomas William "Tom" Hiddleston (born 9 February 1981) is an English actor. His most famous roles include Capt. James Nicholls in War Horse (2011), F. Scott Fitzgerald in Midnight in Paris (2011), Freddie Page in The Deep Blue Sea (2011), and Loki in Thor (2011) and The Avengers (2012). He will play Loki once again in Thor: The Dark World (2013).

Awards and nominations[change | edit source]

Year Award Work Result
2012 Glamour Award for Man of the Year Won
2012 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Villain[4] The Avengers Nominated
2012 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor Thor Nominated
2012 Jameson Empire Award for Best Male Newcomer Thor Won
2012 London Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor[5] Archipelago Nominated
2012 BAFTA Orange Wednesdays Rising Star Award Thor Nominated
2012 Richard Attenborough UK Regional Film Critics' Awards, Rising Star Award[6] War Horse, Thor, The Deep Blue Sea, Midnight in Paris and Archipelago Won
2012 Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble Acting[7] Midnight in Paris (with the cast) Nominated
2011 SAG Award for Best Ensemble Acting Midnight in Paris (with the cast) Nominated
2011 My Cinema Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama, Action or Horror[8] Thor Nominated
2010 ITV3 Crime Thriller Award for Best Supporting Actor Wallander Nominated
2009 Whatsonstage.com Theatregoers' Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Play Othello and Ivanov [9] Won
2008 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in a Play Cymbeline Won
2007 Ian Charleson Award Third Prize Othello Won

References[change | edit source]

  1. "Tom Hiddleston Biography". TVGuide.com. http://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/tom-hiddleston/bio/325607. Retrieved 2012-04-30.
  2. "The Dragon School Website; Eminent Dragons". www.dragonschool.org. http://www.dragonschool.org/old-dragons/news/our-history/eminent-dragons.html. Retrieved 2012-05-06.
  3. Davies, Dan (April 7, 2012). "'People think Eton is full of arrogant, braying toffs. It just isn't true': Tom Hiddleston on Britain's class consciousness". Daily Mail (London). http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/moslive/article-2125013/The-Avengers-Tom-Hiddleston-People-think-Eton-arrogant-braying-toffs-It-just-isnt-true.html. Retrieved May 6, 2012.
  4. "Teen Choice Awards 2012 - News". Teen Choice Awards. June 14, 2012. http://www.teenchoiceawards.com/news.aspx. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
  5. Jury, Louise (January 17, 2012). "Evening Standard British Film Awards for 2011 - SHORTLIST REVEALED". London Evening Standard. http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/arts/film/evening-standard-british-film-awards-for-2011--shortlist-revealed-7308590.html. Retrieved May 7, 2012.
  6. "Gary Oldman honoured by public vote at critics awards". BBC. 2 February 2012. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-16859684. Retrieved 18 April 2012.
  7. Stratford, Herb (December 15, 2011). "Phoenix Film Critics Society Nominations". Arts & Culture Guy. http://artsandcultureguy.com/2011/12/15/phoenix-film-critics-society-nominations. Retrieved May 7, 2012.
  8. Bedard, Kelly (January 12, 2012). "The 2011 My Cinema Award Nominees". My Entertainment World. http://www.myentertainmentworld.ca/2012/01/the-2011-my-cinema-award-nominees/. Retrieved May 7, 2012.
  9. "Whatsonstage.com Awards – Theatregoers' Choice Awards". Whatsonstage.com. 2009. http://awards.whatsonstage.com/index.php?pg=1269. Retrieved 12 April 2012.

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