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David Schwimmer

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. David Lawrence Schwimmer (born November 2, 1966) is an American actor and director of television and film. He was born in New York, and his family moved to Los Angeles when he was two. He began his acting career performing in school plays at Beverly Hills High School. In 1988, he graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater and speech. After graduation, Schwimmer co-founded the Lookingglass Theatre Company. For much of the late-1980s, he lived in Los Angeles as a struggling, unemployed actor. He appeared in the television movie A Deadly Silence in 1989. He then appeared in a number of television roles, including L.A. Law, The Wonder Years, NYPD Blue, and Monty in the early 1990s. Schwimmer later gained worldwide recognition for playing Ross Geller in the situation comedy Friends. Aside from appearing in television, he starred in his first leading role in The Pallbearer (1996), which was followed by roles in Kissing a Fool (1998), Six Days Seven Nights (1998), Apt Pupil, and Picking Up the Pieces (2000). He was then cast in the miniseries Band of Brothers (2001) as Herbert Sobel. Following the series finale of Friends in 2004, Schwimmer was cast as the titular character in the 2005 drama Duane Hopwood. Other film roles include the computer animated film Madagascar (2005), the dark comedy Big Nothing (2006), the thriller Nothing But the Truth (2008), and Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008). Schwimmer made his London stage debut in the leading role in Some Girl(s) in 2005. In 2006, he made his Broadway debut in The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial. Schwimmer made his feature film directorial debut with the 2007 comedy Run Fatboy Run. The following year he made his Off-Broadway directorial debut in the 2008 production Fault Lines. Description above from the Wikipedia article David Schwimmer, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Nov 2, 1966 In Astoria, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
34
First Appeared:
In the series The Wonder Years 1988-01-31
Latest Project:
Series Feed the Beast 2016-06-05
Known For
Poster of The Iceman
Poster of Merry Madagascar
Poster of Madagascar
Poster of Uprising
Filmography
Series Feed the Beast Tommy Moran 2016-06-05
Series American Crime Story Robert Kardashian 2016-02-02
Movie Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows Himself 2016-02-21
Movie Madly Madagascar Melman (voice) 2013-01-29
Movie Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Melman (voice) 2012-06-06
Movie The Iceman Josh Rosenthal 2012-09-01
Movie Merry Madagascar Melman 2009-11-16
Movie Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Melman (voice) 2008-10-30
Movie Nothing But the Truth Ray Armstrong 2008-12-19
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Movie Big Nothing Charlie 2006-12-01
Movie Madagascar Melman 2005-05-25
Movie Duane Hopwood Duane Hopwood 2005-11-11
Movie Hotel Jonathan Danderfine 2001-01-01
Movie Uprising Icchak 'Antek' Cukierman 2001-01-01
Series Band of Brothers Herbert M. Sobel 2001-09-09
Movie Band of Brothers Capt. Herbert Sobel 2001-09-09
Movie Picking Up the Pieces Father Leo Jerome 2000-05-26
Movie All the Rage Chris 1999-09-11
Movie Kissing a Fool Max Abbitt 1998-02-27
Movie Since You've Been Gone Robert S. Levitt 1998-06-06
Movie Apt Pupil Edward French 1998-10-23
Movie The Thin Pink Line Kelly Goodish / J.T. 1998-10-07
Movie Six Days Seven Nights Frank Martin 1998-06-12
Movie Breast Men Dr. Kevin Saunders 1997-12-13
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie The Pallbearer Tom Thompson 1996-05-03
Series The Single Guy Unknown 1995-09-21
Series Monty 1994-01-11
Series Friends Ross Geller 1994-09-22
Movie Wolf Cop 1994-06-17
Movie Twenty Bucks Neil Campbell 1993-10-21
Series The Wonder Years Unknown 1988-01-31