* Tobey is a vegetarian, enjoys cooking, studies yoga and does not drink or smoke.
* Tobey Maguire's parents were unmarried when he was born. They separated 2 years later.
* Tobey left school whilst still in the 9th grade to pursue acting parts.
* Tobey appeared in several commercials before landing a role on the TV sitcom "Great Scott" (1992). Unfortunately for Tobey his role in "Great Scott" was only short-lived as the program was axed after 9 weeks.
* In the mid-90's Tobey made a string of appearances in a number of made for TV movies including, "Spoils Of War" (1994), "A Child's Cry For Help" (1994) & "Seduced By Madness" (1995).
* In 1998 Tobey Maguire was given his first chance at a starring role in a major film when he appeared with Reese Witherspoon in the fantasy-comedy "Pleasantville".
* In 2000 Tobey Maguire got his big break when he was cast opposite Oscar winner Michael Douglas in critically acclaimed comedy/drama "Wonder Boys".
* In 2001 Tobey Maguire beefed himself up a bit in preparation for his demanding role as the comic book superhero "Spider-Man".
* In May 2002 "Spider-Man" was unleashed in cinemas and in no time at all Tobey Maguire became one of the most recognizable faces in the world.
* "Spider-Man" has now become one of the highest grossing films of all-time and the sequel "Spider-Man 2" is already in the planning stages for a 2004 release.