But while Maguire is no longer playing a geek, he is still playing a loser. Although Pollard rose to fame riding Seabiscuit, he had an accident shortly before Seabiscuit's legendary match race against the industry's top horse, Triple Crown-winner War Admiral, leading George "The Iceman" Woolf to take his place.Who are the actors in the movie Seabiscuit?
Three men, Red Pollard ( Tobey Maguire ), Charles S. Howard ( Jeff Bridges ), and Tom Smith ( Chris Cooper) come together as the principal jockey, owner, and trainer of the championship horse Seabiscuit, rising from troubled times to achieve fame and success through their association with the horse.What happened to Tobey Maguire?
Once a gifted young actor on the rise, Tobey Maguire has made the transition to star thanks to last year's "Spider-Man" - not only the biggest money-maker of 2002, but the fifth highest-grossing film of all time. Only 2-.5 years ago Miramax left the actor out of its ad campaign for "Wonder Boys," in which he played the second lead character.Is Seabiscuit a winner or a loser?
He gathers the old couch Tom Smith (Chris Cooper), the problematic jockey Red Pollard (Tobey Maguire) and the horse Seabiscuit, all of them losers, and he believes on them, giving a second chance to them. Seabiscuit becomes a winner and legend in a difficult period of the American life.