Tobey Maguire

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Tobey Maguire

Maguire at the premiere of The Great Gatsby on May 22, 2013 in Sydney.
Born Tobias Vincent Maguire
June 27, 1975 (1975-06-27) (age 38)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1988–present
Spouse Jennifer Meyer
(m. 2007)
Children

Tobias Vincent "Tobey" Maguire (born 27 June 1975) is an American actor. He is most notable for being in all three Spider-Man movies.

Maguire did not complete high school in order to pursue an acting career.[1]

Personal life[change | edit source]

Maguire sought help for an underaged drinking problem from Alcoholics Anonymous. He has been sober ever since.[2]

Maguire has been a vegetarian since 1992 and in 2009 became a vegan.[3] PETA called him the World's Sexiest Vegetarian in 2002.[4] He often makes changes in his diet to either gain or lose weight. For example, he dramatically decreased his calorie intake for Seabiscuit followed by a rapid increase to regain weight for Spider-Man 2.

Maguire met Jennifer Meyer in 2003 while he was shooting the movie Seabiscuit. They became engaged in April 2006. Their daughter Ruby Sweetheart Maguire was born on November 10, 2006.[5] The couple married on September 3, 2007, in Kona, Hawaii.[6] Their second child, Otis Tobias Maguire was born on May 8, 2009.[7]

In 2004, Maguire took up tournament poker. Maguire can be seen on ESPN's coverage of the 2005, 2006, and 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event Championship.

Filmography[change | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
1989 Rodney Dangerfield: Opening Night at Rodney's Place Boy No. 3 Television film
1989 Wizard, TheThe Wizard Goon
1990 Tales from the Whoop: Hot Rod Brown Class Clown Hot Rod Brown Television film
1990 1st & Ten Chad Television series; Episode: "If I Didn't Play Football"
1991 Eerie, Indiana Tripp McConnell Television series; Episode: "The Dead Letter"
1991 Roseanne (TV series) Jeff Television series; Episode: "Valentine's Day"
1992 Wild and Crazy Kids Himself Television series
1992 Great Scott! Scott Melrod
  • Television series
  • Nominated – Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor in a New Television Series
1993 This Boy's Life Chuck Bolger
1994 Healer Teenager
1994 Revenge of the Red Baron Jimmy Spencer
1994 Walker, Texas Ranger Duane Parsons Television series; Episode: "The Prodigal Son"
1994 Spoils of War Martin Television film
1994 S.F.W. Al
1994 Child's Cry for Help, AA Child's Cry for Help Peter Lively Television film
1995 Empire Records Andre Scenes were deleted from the final film, but Maguire still remains in the closing credits.
1996 Joyride J.T.
1996 Seduced by Madness Chuck Borchardt Television film
1996 Duke of Groove Rich Cooper Television film
1997 Ice Storm, TheThe Ice Storm Paul Hood
1997 Deconstructing Harry Harvey Stern / Harry's character
1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Hitchhiker, TheThe Hitchhiker
1998 Pleasantville David Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor
1999 Ride with the Devil Jake Roedel
1999 Cider House Rules, TheThe Cider House Rules Homer Wells Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
2000 Wonder Boys James Leer
2001 Don's Plum Ian
2001 Cats & Dogs Lou the Beagle Voice Only
2002 Spider-Man Peter Parker/Spider-Man
2003 Seabiscuit Red Pollard
2004 Spider-Man 2 Peter Parker/Spider-Man Saturn Award for Best Actor
2006 Good German, TheThe Good German Corporal Patrick Tully
2007 Spider-Man 3 Peter Parker/Spider-Man Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (with James Franco)
2008 Tropic Thunder Himself Uncredited
2009 Brothers Sam Cahill
2011 The Details Jeff Webber
2012 Life of Pi Yann Martel Replaced by Rafe Spall in the final cut
2013 The Great Gatsby Nick Carraway Post-production
Producer
Year Title Notes
2002 The 25th Hour
2003 Whatever We Do
2003 Seabiscuit
2011 Country Strong
2011 Seeking Justice
2012 Rock of Ages

References[change | edit source]

  1. Interview: Tobey Maguire, published May 4, 2007; retrieved May 14, 2007.
  2. Tobey Maguire Reveals AA Meetings, published April 12, 2007; retrieved May 14, 2007.
  3. Stein, Ruthe (November 29, 2009). "Jim Sheridan directs 'Brothers'". San Francisco Chronicle. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/27/PKUS1ALEOQ.DTL&type=movies. Retrieved November 25, 2009.
  4. Annette Sharp, "Tobey Maguire Rejects Luxury Car with Leather Seats," The Daily Telegraph, 12 October 2011.
  5. "Tobey Maguire Welcomes First Child". TheCelebrityCafe. November 13, 2006. http://thecelebritycafe.com/feature/tobey-maguire-welcomes-first-child. Retrieved May 5, 2012.
  6. Tobey Maguire Marries Jennifer Meyer in Hawaii
  7. Fleeman, Mike; Julie Jordan (July 3, 2009). "Tobey Maguire Reveals Baby Son's Name". People. http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20289432,00.html. Retrieved December 7, 2009.