Tom Hiddleston
Birth Name
Thomas William Hiddleston
February 9, 1981
Thomas William "Tom" Hiddleston is an English actor. He currently portrays Loki Laufeyson.


Hiddleston was born in Westminster, London, the son of Diana Patricia (née Servaes), a former stage manager and arts administrator, and James Norman Hiddleston, a scientist in physical chemistry who was the managing director of a pharmaceutical company. His father is from Greenock, Scotland and his mother from Suffolk, England. He has a sister Emma, who is also an actor. His maternal great-great-grandfather was importer Sir Edmund Vestey, 1st Baronet. He was educated at two independent schools: The Dragon School in Oxford and Eton College in Eton (near Windsor) in Berkshire, where he boarded in Durnford House. He read Classics at Pembroke College, Cambridge University, gaining a double first. He then attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, from which he graduated in 2005.