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David Schwimmer

Mostly Credited As: David Schwimmer
Birth Name: David Larry Schwimmer
Date Of Birth: November 12, 1966 (Age 47)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Astoria, New York
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)

David Schwimmer


David Schwimmer was born on November 12, 1966 in Queens, New York His father is Arthur Schwimmer, a lawyer, and his mother is Arlene Coleman-Schwimmer a lawyer who handled the divorces of many celebrities, including Roseanne, Julianne Phillips and Elizabeth Taylor.
David has one older sister named Ellie.

David attended Beverly Hills High School; then later graduated from Northwestern University. He earned a degree in theatre and speech.

David is best known for playing nerdy sensitive guy Ross Geller on the sitcom Friends.

He has been romantically linked to many lovely ladies, including actress Mili Avital, and Aussie singer/model Natalie Imbruglia.



TV Appearances

Main cast 
Irreversible (2014)As: Andy
Monty (1994)As: Greg Richardson
Friends (1994)As: Ross Geller
Episode Cast Credits 

In Confidence (2010) 
  US Special - David Schwimmer 05x03: (Jul/09/2014) As Himself 

Comic Relief (1986) 
  Funny for Money - Part 3 16x04: (Mar/15/2013) As Himself (David's Exes Sketch), [Featuring]

Watch and Listen (2012) 
  Watch - Episode 26 01x55: (Oct/14/2012) As Himself, [Co-Guest Stars]
  Watch - Cannes Film Festival Special Episode 1 (May/27/2012) As Himself, [Featuring]

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Martin Short, Aubrey Plaza, Def Leppard 20x94: (Jun/04/2012) Voiced  Melman (Footage from “Madagascar 3”) 
  Friends Cast, Black Eyed Peas 12x150: (May/06/2004) As Himself 

OK! TV (2011) 
  Series 1, Show 100 01x100: (Jul/13/2011) As Himself 

Loose Women (1999) 
  Series 15, Show 203 15x203: (Jun/27/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

BBC Breakfast (2000) 
  June 27, 2011 12x178: (Jun/27/2011) As Himself 

Come Fly With Me (2010) (2010) 
  Episode 2 01x02: (Jan/01/2011) As Himself 

Entourage (2004) 
  Running On E 06x04: (Aug/02/2009) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Season 19, Episode 351 27x46: (Nov/03/2008) As Himself 
  Alex Trebek; Cheryl Ladd; “The Apprentice” winner. 23x186: (May/23/2005) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The View (1997) 
  David Schwimmer; Josh Lucas; Leighton Meester 12x10: (Sep/19/2008) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  David Schwimmer, Drake Bell, Yael Naim 15x76: (Mar/20/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  David Schwimmer, Patton Oswalt, Melissa Cross 13x106: (Apr/12/2006) As Himself 

30 Rock (2006) 
  Greenzo 02x05: (Nov/08/2007) As Jared/Greenzo, [Special Guest Stars]

American Idol (2002) 
  Idol Gives Back (Apr/25/2007) As Himself 

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001) 
  Courtney Love, Jeremy Clarkson, David Schwimmer, Simon Pegg, Juliette and the Licks 11x11: (Nov/24/2006) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Nicole Kidman, David Schwimmer, Shirley Ghostman, The Doves 08x04: (Apr/15/2005) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000) 
  Opening Night 04x10: (Mar/14/2004) As Himself 
  The Surrogate 04x07: (Feb/22/2004) As Himself 
  The 5 Wood 04x05: (Feb/01/2004) As Himself 

Celebrity Poker Showdown (2003) 
  Tournament 1 Game 1 01x01: (Dec/02/2003) As Himself 

MADtv (1995) 
  Episode #903 09x03: (Sep/27/2003) As Himself, [Uncredited]

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  David Schwimmer 07x119: (Oct/02/2002) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Band of Brothers (2001) 
  Points 01x10: (Nov/04/2001) As Capt. Herbert M. Sobel 
  Currahee 01x01: (Sep/09/2001) As Lt. Herbert M. Sobel 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  David Schwimmer, Chris Witty, Shawn Colvin 05x105: (Feb/26/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  David Schwimmer, Carmen Electra, Sheryl Crow 04x87: (Jan/27/1997) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Luciano Pavarotti & Michael Bolton, David Schwimmer, Cynthia Rowley 03x134: (Apr/11/1996) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Show #0422 02x203: (Jul/26/1995) As Himself 

ER (1994) 
  Dr. Carter, I Presume 03x01: (Sep/26/1996) Voiced  Dr. Karubian 

Friends (1994) 
  The One With Russ 02x10: (Jan/04/1996) As Russ 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  David Schwimmer/Natalie Merchant 21x03: (Oct/21/1995) As Himself (Host) 

NYPD Blue (1993) 
  True Confessions 01x04: (Oct/12/1993) As Josh "4B" Goldstein 
  Brown Appetit 01x03: (Oct/05/1993) As Josh "4B" Goldstein 
  4B or Not 4B 01x02: (Sep/28/1993) As Josh "4B" Goldstein 
  Pilot 01x01: (Sep/21/1993) As Josh "4B" Goldstein 

L.A. Law (1986) 
  Hello and Goodbye 07x13: (Feb/18/1993) As City Attorney Dana Romney 
  Bare Witness 07x11: (Jan/21/1993) As City Attorney Dana Romney 
  Christmas Stalking 07x08: (Dec/17/1992) As City Attorney Dana Romney 
  Love on the Rox 07x06: (Dec/03/1992) As City Attorney Dana Romney 
  Second Time Around 07x02: (Oct/29/1992) As City Attorney Dana Romney 

The Wonder Years (1988) 
  The Wedding 05x22: (Apr/29/1992) As Michael 
  Stormy Weather 05x21: (Apr/22/1992) As Michael 
  Dinner Out 05x08: (Dec/04/1991) As Michael 
  The House That Jack Built 04x21: (May/01/1991) As Michael 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Growing Up Fisher (2014)• Executive Producer (Pilot only)
Irreversible (2014)• Producer

Episode Crew


Growing Up Fisher (2014) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Pilot 01x01 Feb/23/2014 As: Director
Joey (2004) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Joey and the Taste Test 01x13 Jan/06/2005 As: Director
Joey and the Perfect Storm 01x05 Oct/07/2004 As: Director
Friends (1994) (Credited in 10 episodes from this show) 
 
Show all 10 episode crew credits
The One With the Birth Mother 10x09 Jan/08/2004 As: Director
The One With Phoebe's Birthday Dinner 09x05 Oct/31/2002 As: Director
The One Where Joey Dates Rachel 08x12 Jan/10/2002 As: Director
The One With the Stripper 08x08 Nov/15/2001 As: Director
The One With the Red Sweater 08x02 Oct/04/2001 As: Director
Trivia

He plays the Melvin in the DreamWorks movie Madagascar

He refused the lead role that was given to Will Smith in "Men in Black" to direct and co-star in the TV movie "Since You've Been Gone."

He was considered by Miramax to play the lead role in the Kevin Smith rom-com "Chasing Amy."

Trademark: Known for his hangdog expression and raspy, hoarse voice.

Is a co-founder and actor with the "Lookingglass Theatre" in Chicago, Illinois.

Is on the board of directors of the Rape Foundation for the Rape Treatment Center of Santa Monica.

David Schwimmer Quotes

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