After five rounds and well over one million total votes, Tom Hiddleston has won the second annual Anglo Fan Favorites tournament. Buoyed by the strength of the self-proclaimed Hiddles Army, the Avengers star triumphed over runner-up Benedict Cumberbatch, 57 to 43 percent.
Cumberbatch’s Sherlock co-star Martin Freeman defeated Merlin‘s Colin Morgan for bronze, 54 to 46 percent.
Actor Alan Rickman was named Man of the Year in 2011.
UPDATED: Hiddleston has given a statement offering gratitude to his fans: “To all who voted for me to be Man of the Year 2012 in the @anglophenia @BBCAMERICA poll: Thank You! I am humbled by the strength of your support.”
How cool is that?
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