This gallery of photos features a young Tom Hiddleston, including pictures of him when he was a kid and teenager, as well as into his 20’s in the early 2000s. Born on February 9, 1981 in Westminster, London, he was raised in Wimbledon when he was younger and later, in Oxford. He went to school at the famous Dragon School until he was 13, when he was accepted into Eton College. He continued his studies at Pembroke College and the University of Cambridge and earned a double first in Classics. He then studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and graduated in 2005. He landed a couple roles in television during his college years, including Nicholas Nickelby, Conspiracy and The Gathering Storm. His first role in film was in Joanna Hogg’s first feature, Unrelated, in which his sister Emma also co-starred. Hiddleston is best known for his role as Loki in Thor, as well as his performances in The Avengers, War Horse, The Deep Blue Sea, Midnight in Paris, Only Lovers Left Alive, Cymbeline and Ivanov.
Young Tom Hiddleston in Brown Leather Jacket as a KidPhoto: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
Young Tom Hiddleston in Black Suit and Striped ShirtPhoto: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
Young Tom Hiddleston Black and White CloseupPhoto: flickr / CC0
Young Tom Hiddleston in Green Striped ButtondownPhoto: flickr / CC0