Birth Name: Tobias Vincent Maguire
Age: 37, born 27 June 1975
Born and residing in: United States
Height: 5' 9"
Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
Relationship Status: Married
Partner: Jennifer Meyer
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About: Tobey Maguire's parents were 18 and 20 - and unwed - when he was born. His father, Vincent Maguire, was a cook and sometime construction worker. His mother, Wendy Brown, was a secretary and aspiring screenwriter. They split two years after his birth. This resulted in moving constantly as a youth, spending time in California, Oregon, and Washington. He quit school in the ninth grade and pursued acting roles. He did several commercials and bit roles on various TV shows before landing a starring ro Tobey Maguire's parents were 18 and 20 - and unwed - when he was born. His father, Vincent Maguire, was a cook and sometime construction worker. His mother, Wendy Brown, was a secretary and aspiring screenwriter. They split two years after his birth. This resulted in moving constantly as a youth, spending time in California, Oregon, and Washington. He quit school in the ninth grade and pursued acting roles. He did several commercials and bit roles on various TV shows before landing a starring role on the Fox comedy "Great Scott!" (1992). That role lasted nine weeks before the show was canceled. Although avoiding drugs and alcohol, he still is known for running with the party set, including Leonardo DiCaprio's group. Tobey is a vegetarian and studies yoga.
Has been a vegan/vegetarian since 1992 and was voted the world's sexiest vegetarian by PETA, 2002.
Enjoys yoga and cooking.
Originally wanted to be a chef, but he turned to acting after his mother offered him $100 to take drama rather than home economics in high school.
He will get $26 million for the two sequels to Spider-Man (2002).
Packed on several pounds to fit his role in Spider-Man (2002).
May, 2002: Bought a $3.5 million Beverly Hills mansion with his Spider-Man (2002) earnings.
Lost 25 pounds to fit his role as Red Pollard in Seabiscuit, más allá de la leyenda (2003).
Has four half brothers: 2 on his dad's side: Vincent Jr. (born 1973) and Timothy (born 1984); and two on his mother's side: Jopaul Epp (born 1991), and Weston Epp (born 1994).
Often portrays heroes that are close to animals or creatures. In Como perros y gatos (2001), he provided the voice of Lou the Beagle in which he saves the world from cats; in Spider-Man (2002), he was bitten by a radioactive (genetically modified in the movies) spider that gave him superhuman abilities; in Seabiscuit, más allá de la leyenda (2003), he played Red Pollard, a jockey who rode a winning horse to victory.
During the Australian release period of Spider-Man (2002), he appeared on an Australian late-night variety show with his co-star Willem Dafoe. During this interview, when asked if he was a fan of the comic book, he claimed that he had never touched a Spider-Man comic book before and that he never wanted to read them.
Is good friends with his Spider-Man (2002), Spider-Man 2 (2004), and Spider-Man 3 (2007) co-star Kirsten Dunst.
He was originally set to play the role of Jake Hoyt in Día de entrenamiento (2001), opposite Denzel Washington. He had even gone through two months of training with narcotic officers, weapons training, and put on a lot of muscle but the role was later given to the producer's first choice, Ethan Hawke, and Tobey went on to star in Spider-Man (2002) instead.
He played in the World Series of Poker. On October 27, 2004, he won the Phil Hellmuth Poker Invitational at the Hollywood Park Casino in Los Angeles, taking a first prize of $95,480.
Enjoys playing chess.
Member of the AAs
Was engaged to Rashida Jones (2002).
He and his fiancée, Jennifer Meyer, announced their engagement in April. Jennifer is a jewelry designer [June 12, 2006].
Close friend of Leonardo DiCaprio
Considered for the role of Will Turner in Piratas del Caribe. La maldición de la Perla Negra (2003).
Tobey and his fiancée, Jennifer Meyer, are the parents of a girl, Ruby Sweetheart Maguire, born at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on November 10, 2006.
While promoting El buen alemán (2006) on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (1992), he revealed the baby's name, Ruby Sweetheart.
Almost couldn't do Spider-Man 2 (2004) after having severe back pains at the end of shooting Seabiscuit, más allá de la leyenda (2003), Jake Gyllenhaal was already in talks to replace him and had already begun preparation.
Was originally cast as Alex Chance Browning in Destino final (2000).
Married Jennifer Meyer in a secret ceremony on Hawaii. The wedding was only attended by close friends.
He and his best friend, Leonardo DiCaprio, were both in movie directed by Sam Raimi. DiCaprio was in Rápida y mortal (1995) and Tobey was in Spider-Man (2002), Spider-Man 2 (2004) and Spider-Man 3 (2007).
He and his wife are very close friends of Sara Gilbert.
Made his movie debut in Vida de este chico (1993).
He and his wife Jennifer welcomed their second child, a boy named Otis Tobias, on May 8, 2009.
Son-in-law of Ron Meyer.
Lives in Los Angeles, California.
Was in attendance at the wedding of Reese Witherspoon to Jim Toth (26 March 2011). ... (more) (less)
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