By PETER LLOYD FOR MAILONLINE
PUBLISHED: 10:19 EST, 15 August 2014 | UPDATED: 10:21 EST, 15 August 2014
Tom Hardy is playing the roles of both Ronnie and Reggie Kray in Legend, the forthcoming biopic about the East End gangsters.
But the 36-year-old actor couldn't resist showing his softer side on the London set of the film on Friday.
Hardy, who played the baddie Bane in Batman film The Dark Knight Rises, cradled the canine companion in his suit and enjoyed a great lick across the face.
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