Tom Hiddleston is an English theatre, television and film actor. He is best known for his role as Loki in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Thor (2011). He has won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in a Play for his role in Cymbeline and the Empire Award for Best Male Newcomer for his role in Thor. He has also won the Evening Standard Theatre Award for best actor for his role in the 2013 play Coriolanus. More recently, Hiddleston has starred in the 2015 American gothic romance film Crimson Peak, and will star as Hank Williams in the 2015 biographical drama film I Saw the Light (2015).