Announcing the Winner of the 2013 Best Actor Tournament!

Announcing the Winner of the 2013 Best Actor Tournament!

Thirty-two talented actors entered, but only one survived. After five short rounds and over one hundred and fifty votes cast, who will now be crowned as Quibblo's Favorite Actor in 2013?

Let's find out now, shall we? (drum roll)

Chapter 1

TOM HIDDLESTON!

by: Ithilwen
Actor Bio (from IMDb.com)
Tom was born in Westminster, London to parents Diana and James Hiddleston. His mother is a former stage manager. His father is a scientist and was the managing director of a pharmaceutical company. He started off at the preparatory school, The Dragon School in Oxford, and by the time he was 13, he boarded at Eton College, at the same time that his parents were going through a divorce. He continued on to the University of Cambridge, where he earned a double first in Classics. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 2005. Whilst at University of Cambridge, he was seen by the agency 'Hamilton Hodell' in the play 'A Streetcar named Desire' and was signed. Following this, he was cast in his first television role in 'The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (2001) (TV)'. Hiddleston won his first film role as Oakley in Joanna Hogg's award-winning first feature, 'Unrelated (2007)'. His breakthrough role came when he portrayed Loki in the 2011 Marvel Studios feature film 'Thor (2011)'.


Most Notable Roles (from IMDb.com)
- Mr. John Plumtre in Miss Austen Regrets
- Magnus Martinsson in Wallander
- Loki in Thor, The Avengers, and Thor: The Dark World
- F. Scott Fitzgerald in Midnight in Paris
- Freddi Page in The Deep Blue Sea
- Captain Nicholls in War Horse
- Prince Hal/Henry V in The Hollow Crown
- Adam in Only Lovers Left Alive


Upcoming Films (from IMDb.com)
- Muppets Most Wanted as the Great Escapo (March 2014)
- The Pirate Fairy, as the voice of Captain James Hook (April 2014)


Tom Hiddleston's Journey to #1
*Percentages represent how many votes each received

Round 1: Tom Hiddleston (59%) vs. Dwayne Johnson (41%)
Round 2: Tom Hiddleston (78%) vs. James Franco (22%)
Round 3: Tom Hiddleston (72%) vs. Hugh Jackman (28%)
Round 4: Tom Hiddleston (70%) vs. Chris Hemsworth (30%)
Round 5: Tom Hiddleston (57%) vs. Robert Downey Jr. (43%)


Quibblo Users Who Rooted for the Tom Hiddleston:
ithilwen
hella_awesome
napalmkristi
Chica_on_Fire
Tea_and_Coffee
MessedUpAndProudOfThat
Carry_On_My_Wayward_Angel
FaeryGirl
leniknik
yesnopotter
Cheshy_Cat
hella_awesome
(plus others, I'm sure)



Thank you!
Thanks to everyone who voted in this tournament! This is the 3rd actor tourney I've done, so I'm glad to see it's not yet a boring topic (RDJ actually won the Favorite American Actor, for those who voted for him :D). I truly appreciate your encouragement, enthusiasm, participation, and patience.
There is one more tournament to wrap up, for those following along. Check back tomorrow for the winner of the 2013 Best Actress Tournament, okay? :)
~Ithilwen

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