Tobey Maguire is an American actor who is best known for his role as Spider-Man in the Spider-Man film trinity. He has also tried his hand at production for a few movies and is, without doubt, one of the most recognized faces in Hollywood. Maguire was trained in a drama school at the insistence of his mother when he was a child and from then on he always wanted to be an actor. He initially started off an actor on television but gradually got enough chances to showcase his skills as an actor in films and 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 that saw him pull out of a film in which he was to play the lead role but after his return to acting he was welcomed back by filmmakers and in 2000 he got his biggest break with the release of the first Spider-Man film. Following the success of Spider-Man; Maguire starred in the two sequels as well which were equally successful and also featured in plenty of films that got him critical appreciation from critics and the audiences alike.
Tobias Vincent Maguire
(as in 2022) 47 Years
Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign
Santa Monica, California, USA
Date of Birth
June 27, 1975
Los Angeles, California, USA
173 cm (5 ft 8)
71 kg (155 pounds)
102 cm (40 in)
36 cm (14 in)
76 cm (30 in)
Extra Ordinary Features
Race / Ethnicity
9 US (39 EU)
Wendy (née Brown) (Secretary, who later turned into a producer and a screenwriter)
Vincent Maguire (Construction worker and Cook)
Vincent Jr. (Half-Brother), Timothy (Half-Brother), Jopaul Epp (Half-Brother), Weston Epp (Half-Brother)
Jennifer Meyer (m. 2007)
Otis Tobias Maguire, Ruby Sweetheart Maguire
Santa Monica High School
Tobey Maguire did his very first commercial for Doritos when he was in his eighth grade.
He has appeared in several other TV commercials such as for McDonald’s (1990), Atari Lynx when he was young.
In 2008, he appeared in a “Stand Up To Cancer Dot Org” commercial alongside Keanu Reeves, Morgan Freeman, and Sidney Poitier.
Relationship & more
Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)
$ 75 million
Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)
Tobey Maguire initially started off as a TV actor in bit-part roles in series like ‘Roseanne’ and ‘Blossom’; however, his first appearance in a film was in a nonspeaking minor role in the film ‘The Wizard’ in 1989.
In 1992, he was supposed to play the male lead in the show ‘Great Scott’ but the show was canceled.
In 1993, Tobey Maguire was cast in the film ‘This Boy’s Life’ alongside Robert De Niro and a young Leonardo di Caprio. Maguire was cast in the role of a teenager who was a friend of the character played by di Caprio.
In 1995, Tobey Maguire was cast in a leading role in the film ‘Empire Records’ but due to his problems with alcoholism, he midway pulled out of the film. He joined Alcoholics Anonymous and returned to acting with the short films ‘Duke of Groove’. He followed it up with roles in ‘Deconstructing Harry’ directed by Woody Allen and ‘The Ice Storm’ directed by Ang Lee.
In 1998, Maguire appeared in the film ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’ and followed it up with a lead role in the critically acclaimed ‘The Cider House Rules’ and ‘Wonder Boys’. After appearing in these films Maguire became known as a versatile actor who could pull off a wide variety of roles.
Tobey Maguire got the biggest break in his career in the year 2002 when he was cast in the role of Spider-Man in the eponymous movie. The movie was hugely successful and led to two sequels – ‘Spider-Man 2’ and ‘Spider-Man 3 in 2004 and 2007, respectively. All three films recorded the highest collections in the years in which they were released and Maguire’s acting skills were praised by critics.
In 2002, Tobey Maguire became a producer with the film ‘25th Hour’ and went on to produce two other films titles ‘Whatever We Do’ (2003) and ‘Seabiscuit’ (2004).
In 2006, he appeared in the film ‘The Good German’ in a negative role and also appeared in a guest role in the film ‘Tropic Thunder’ alongside Robert Downey Jr.
Tobey Maguire then went on to star in the 2009 film ‘Brothers’ which also featured Jake Gyllenhaal and his performance as a prisoner of war earned him rave reviews.
In 2013, he starred in Baz Luhrmann’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ alongside Leonardo di Caprio and followed it up with ‘Pawn Sacrifice’, in 2014, in which he played the role of chess legend Bobby Fischer.
Tobey Maguire Movies
This Boy’s Life
Revenge of the Red Baron, S.F.W., Healer
The Ice Storm, Deconstructing Harry, Joyride
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Pleasantville
The Cider House Rules, Ride with the Devil
Don’s Plum, Cats & Dogs
Spider-Man, 25th Hour
The Good German
Country Strong, The Details, Seeking Justice
Rock of Ages
The Great Gatsby, Labor Day
Good People, Pawn Sacrifice
Z for Zachariah
The 5th Wave
The Boss Baby
Boyz In The Wood, The Best of Enemies, Brittany Runs a Marathon