23 Facts About Tobey Maguire


Tobey Maguire is best known for playing the title character from Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy, a role he later reprised in Spider-Man: No Way Home .

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Tobey Maguire started his career in supporting roles in the films This Boys Life, The Ice Storm, Deconstructing Harry, and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas .

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Tobey Maguire's leading roles include Pleasantville, Ride with the Devil, The Cider House Rules, Wonder Boys, Seabiscuit, The Good German, Brothers, The Great Gatsby, and Pawn Sacrifice .

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Tobey Maguire has received two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture for Cider House Rules and Seabiscut as well as a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama for Brothers .

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Tobey Maguire established his own production company in 2012 called Material Pictures, and co-produced Good People, and Pawn Sacrifice .

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Tobey Maguire's parents separated when he was two years old, and Maguire spent much of his childhood living with various family members.

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Tobey Maguire's mother offered him $100 to take a drama class instead, and he agreed.

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Tobey Maguire worked as a child actor in the early 1990s, often playing roles much younger than his chronological age, and as late as 2002 he was still playing teenagers while in his mid-20s.

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DiCaprio was cast, and Tobey Maguire later got a guest role at least partly on DiCaprio's recommendation.

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Tobey Maguire then sought help for a drinking problem from Alcoholics Anonymous; he has been sober ever since.

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In 2002, Tobey Maguire starred in Spider-Man, based on the popular Marvel Comics superhero, Spider-Man.

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Tobey Maguire reprised the role in the sequels Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3, and voiced Spider-Man for the video game adaptations of the films.

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Tobey Maguire is a producer whose production credits include 25th Hour, Whatever We Do, and Seabiscuit, for which he served as executive producer.

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Tobey Maguire was a last-minute replacement in the role, and due to previously-scheduled commitments was only available to be on set for two hours to film his scenes.

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Tobey Maguire received critical acclaim and a Golden Globe nomination for his performance in the film.

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Tobey Maguire was initially set to star as The Writer in The Life of Pi directed by Ang Lee but was cut from the film during production for being "too recogniseable" and was replaced as The Writer by Rafe Spall in the role during with Lee deciding to reshoot all the scenes he had shot with Tobey Maguire with Spall.

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Tobey Maguire will appear in Damien Chazelle's ensemble film Babylon, where he will serve as an executive producer.

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Tobey Maguire has been a vegetarian since 1992; in 2009, he became a vegan.

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Tobey Maguire has made changes in his diet to either gain or lose weight for film roles: he dramatically decreased his calorie intake for Seabiscuit, followed by a rapid increase to regain weight for Spider-Man 2.

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Tobey Maguire has been sober since age 19, having experienced "some difficulty" with alcohol in his late teens.

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Tobey Maguire met jewelry designer Jennifer Meyer in 2003 while he was shooting Seabiscuit at Universal Studios, and they became engaged in April 2006.

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Meyer's father, Universal studios head Ronald Meyer, reportedly helped Tobey Maguire regain his job after being fired from Spider-Man 2 in 2003.

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Tobey Maguire has finished in the money in several events and has been tutored by poker professional Daniel Negreanu.

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