By Jessica Wedemeyer, Wonderwall

For some actors, portraying a superhero is the role of a lifetime. For others, it's the kiss of death, dooming stars to a lifetime of typecasting and looking back at their glory days. Tobey Maguire is one celeb who survived the superhero curse -- but it didn't come easy! In honor of the erstwhile Peter Parker's 39th birthday on June 27, read up on what he's been up to since he hung up his Spidey suit, plus get the scoop on what happened to other stars who previously portrayed superheroes.
Superheroes Where are they now