Tobey Maguire celebrity profile

Tobey Maguire Biography, Facts & Life Story

Tobey Maguire is an American actor who is best known for his role as ‘Spider-Man’ in the ‘Spider-Man’ film trilogy (2002 – 2007). One of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood Maguire has also tried his hand at production for a few movies. He was trained in a drama school as per the wishes of his mother and wanted to be an actor since his childhood.

He started off as an actor on television but gradually landed opportunities to showcase his skills as a film actor. He primarily played teenaged characters in the early part of his career. Maguire also suffered from alcohol abuse at a critical juncture in his career.

His drinking problem forced him to pull out of a film in which he was to play the lead role. After his return to acting, he was welcomed by filmmakers and his big breakthrough came in 2002 when he played the eponymous character in Sam Raimi’s ‘Spider-Man.’ Following the success of ‘Spider-Man,’ Maguire starred in the sequels of the film which were equally successful. Thereafter, he was cast in many films that earned him appreciation from critics and the audiences alike.

Tobey Maguire’s net worth is approximately $75 million

Childhood & Early Life

Tobey Maguire was born Tobias Vincent Maguire on 27 June 1975, in Santa Monica, California, United States, to Vincent Maguire and Wendy Brown. Maguire’s father worked as a construction worker and cook, while his mother was initially employed as a secretary before becoming a producer-screenwriter.

When Tobey Maguire was born, his parents weren’t married; they then got married and subsequently divorced in 1977. Because of his parents’ separation, Maguire had to grow up in different cities.

Tobey Maguire initially wanted to become a cook. After his mother had become a screenwriter, she gave him money to attend an acting class and from then on he wanted to become an actor. He did not complete high school, but he was awarded the ‘General Educational Development’ certificate in 2000.

Known ForHis role as Peter Parker / Spider-Man in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy (2002–2007).
Full NameTobias Vincent Maguire
ProfessionActor and Film Producer
Age46 years old (in 2022)
Date of BirthJune 27, 1975
BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, United States
Zodiac SignCancer

MOVIE roles starring Tobey Maguire

1989     The Wizard         Lucas’ Goon at Video Armageddon          Uncredited

1993     This Boy’s Life    Chuck Bolger    

1994     Revenge of the Red Baron           Jimmy Spencer

S.F.W.   Al          

Healer   Teenager           

1997     The Ice Storm    Paul Hood         

Deconstructing Harry     Harvey Stern     

Joyride J.T.        

1998     Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas   The Hitchhiker  

Pleasantville      David/Bud Parker           

1999     The Cider House Rules   Homer Wells     

Ride with the Devil         Jake Roedel       

2000     Wonder Boys     James Leer        

2001     Don’s Plum         Ian        

Cats & Dogs       Lou the Beagle (Voice)  

2002     Spider-Man        Peter Parker / Spider-Man          

2003     Seabiscuit           John “Red” Pollard          Also Executive Producer

2004     Spider-Man 2     Peter Parker / Spider-Man          

2006     The Good German          Corporal Patrick Tully    

2007     Spider-Man 3     Peter Parker / Spider-Man          

2008     Tropic Thunder Himself               Cameo

2009     Brothers             Captain Sam Cahill         

2011     The Details         Jeff Lang            

2013     The Great Gatsby            Nick Carraway  

Labor Day           Adult Henry Wheeler    

2014     Pawn Sacrifice   Bobby Fischer    Also Producer

2017     The Boss Baby   Adult Tim Templeton (Voice)/Narrator  

2021     Spider-Man: No Way Home         Peter Parker / Spider-Man          

2022     Babylon Not yet released             Charles “Charlie” Chaplin               Post-production, also Executive Produce

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