Tobey Maguire or Tobias Vincent "Tobey" Maguire (born June 27, 1975) is an American actor and producer. He began his career in the 1980s, and has since become famous for his role as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man films.
Maguire's first appearance in a feature film was in 1989's The Wizard. He plays one of Lucas Barton's goons (one of three competitors at a video game competition) and had no lines. Maguire initially worked as a child actor in the early 1990s, often playing roles much younger than his chronological age; as late as 2002, Tobey Maguire was still playing teenagers while in his mid-20s.
In the 1998 film Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas he portrayed a hitchhiker who met Raoul Duke and Dr. Gonzo during their drive to Las Vegas. In Ride with the Devil (1999), Maguire performed as Jakob Roedel, opposite Jewel Kilcher. In 2001, Maguire took a role that featured his youthful-sounding voice, a beagle puppy named Lou, in the family movie Cats & Dogs.
In 2002, Tobey Maguire starred in Spider-Man, based on the popular Marvel Comics superhero. The film was a major success and quickly shot Maguire to stardom. He later reprised his role in the sequels Spider-Man 2 (2004) and Spider-Man 3 (2007) and also provided the voice of Spider-Man in the video game adaptations of the films. And It was announced on June 13, 2011 that Maguire will be the new face of Prada menswear for the fall/winter 2011 season.