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Tanner Maguire
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Tanner Maguire

Tanner Maguire is bright and talented, and at the young age of 11, is an up-and-coming young actor. Born on July 15, 1998 in Scottsdale, Arizona, Tanner's interest in acting began at the age of three after a visit to the local community theater to see Peter Pan. By the time he was six, he had gone on to perform in nine different productions on the stage. Tanner then began to express interest in not only being in front of an audience, but also being in front of a camera. His family relocated to Los Angeles, and immediately Tanner began to work in television, appearing on numerous popular shows, proving the move successful. His first television appearance was a recurring role on Desperate Housewives which began in the season one finale.

Maguire has also appeared in recurring roles on How I Met Your Mother and Days of Our Lives (as the young Barney Stinson and the young Shawn Brady, respectively), a guest-starring role on My Name is Earl (as young Randy), as well as a guest-star on Lost, the season five finale (as young Tom). He has also guest-starred on various shows, including Medium, Without a Trace, Ghost Whisperer, Eleventh House and Hannah Montana.

Tanner's success is not limited to television. His first film was Fox Faith's Saving Sarah Cain, directed by Michael Landon, Jr , in which he played a lead role, Josiah Cotrell, a young Amish orphan. Saving Sarah Cain went on to receive a nomination for a Movie Guide Award, and Tanner received a CAMIE Award for his performance in the film.

When not acting, Tanner enjoys computer and video games, swimming, roller-coasters and taking care of his dog, Gizmo. He attends school and is currently placed in the gifted and talented education program, in which he excels. Tanner Maguire is having the time of his life fulfilling his dreams.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2010.

Tanner Maguire Facts

BirthdayJuly 15, 1998 (23)
BirthplaceScottsdale, Arizona, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.