Tobias Vincent "Tobey" Maguire (born 27 June 1975) is an American actor. He is of Austrian, Danish, English, French, German, Irish and Puerto Rican descent. He is best known for being in all three Spider-Man movies. He didn't finish high school because he wanted to be an actor. He got help from Alcoholics Anonymous for an underaged drinking problem. He has been sober ever since. Maguire has been a vegetarian since 1992. In 2009, he became a vegan. PETA called him the World's Sexiest Vegetarian in 2002. He often makes changes in his diet to either gain or lose weight. For example, he dramatically decreased his calorie intake for Seabiscuit. Then he quickly gained 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. The couple married on September 3, 2007, in Kona, Hawaii. Their second child, Otis Tobias Maguire was born on May 8, 2009. 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.
Movies[change | change source]
|1989||Rodney Dangerfield: Opening Night at Rodney's Place||Boy No. 3||Television film|
|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||
|1993||This Boy's Life||Chuck Bolger|
|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||A 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||Seduced by Madness||Chuck Borchardt||Television film|
|1996||Duke of Groove||Rich Cooper||Television film|
|1997||The Ice Storm||Paul Hood|
|1997||Deconstructing Harry||Harvey Stern / Harry's character|
|1998||Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas||The Hitchhiker|
|1998||Pleasantville||David||Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor|
|1999||Ride with the Devil||Jake Roedel|
|1999||The 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||Cats & Dogs||Lou the Beagle||Voice Only|
|2004||Spider-Man 2||Peter Parker/Spider-Man||Saturn Award for Best Actor|
|2006||The Good German||Corporal Patrick Tully|
|2007||Spider-Man 3||Peter Parker/Spider-Man||Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (with James Franco)|
|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|
|2002||The 25th Hour|
|2003||Whatever We Do|
|2012||Rock of Ages|
References[change | change source]
- Interview: Tobey Maguire, published May 4, 2007; retrieved May 14, 2007.
- Tobey Maguire Reveals AA Meetings, published April 12, 2007; retrieved May 14, 2007.
- 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.
- Annette Sharp, "Tobey Maguire Rejects Luxury Car with Leather Seats," The Daily Telegraph, 12 October 2011.
- "Tobey Maguire Welcomes First Child". TheCelebrityCafe. November 13, 2006. http://thecelebritycafe.com/feature/tobey-maguire-welcomes-first-child. Retrieved May 5, 2012.
- Tobey Maguire Marries Jennifer Meyer in Hawaii
- 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.