Tom Hiddleston was first seen in the 2001 British television film ‘The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby’ directed by Stephen Whittaker. That same year, he also starred in yet another television film ‘Conspiracy’ directed by Loring Mandel. The film holds a 100% approval score on Rotten Tomatoes. He next appeared in television films and series such as ‘The Gathering Storm’ (2002), ‘A Waste of Shame’ (2005), and ‘Victoria Cross Heroes’ (2006). In 2006, he made his film debut in the British drama ‘Unrelated’ directed by Joanna Hogg. The film was lauded by critics and earned an 87% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. He next starred as ‘Edward’ in the 2010 British drama film ‘Archipelago’ directed by Joanna Hogg. The film received positive reviews from critics. In 2011, he played the role of ‘F. Scott Fitzgerald’ in the Woody Allen-directed fantasy comedy film ‘Midnight in Paris.’ The film saw critical acclaim upon release and was a major financial success, grossing over $154.1 million on a budget of $17 million. That same year, he also portrayed ‘Loki’ in the American superhero film ‘Thor’ directed by Kenneth Branagh. The film received mostly positive reviews from critics and grossed over $449.3 million at the box office.
In 2012, Hiddleston reprised his role as ‘Loki’ in the American superhero film ‘The Avengers’ directed by Joss Whedon. The film was praised by critics and audiences alike and was a massive box office success, grossing over $1.519 billion on a $220 million budget. The same year, he also played the role of ‘Freddie Page’ in the Terence Davies-directed British romantic drama film ‘The Deep Blue Sea.’ The film opened to a positive reception and currently sits on an 80% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. He next starred in films such as ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ (2013), ‘Thor: The Dark World’ (2013), ‘The Pirate Fairy’ (2014), ‘Crimson Peak’ (2015), and ‘I Saw the Light’ (2015). He starred as ‘Jonathan Pine’ in the 2016 British television serial ‘The Night Manager’ directed by Susanne Bier. The series was lauded by critics and holds a 91% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Hiddleston also became a recipient of the ‘Golden Globe Award’ for his performance in the show. He was next seen in films like ‘Kong: Skull Island’ (2017), ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ (2017), ‘Early Man’ (2018), ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ (2018), and ‘Avengers: Endgame’ (2019). In 2021, he returned to play ‘Loki’ in the American television series ‘Loki’ created by Michael Waldron. The series will return for a second season in 2023. He last appeared in the 2022 British gothic romance period drama miniseries ‘The Essex Serpent’ where he played the role of ‘Will Ransome.’