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Born in New York and raised in Los Angeles, Schwimmer was encouraged by a high school instructor to attend a summer program in acting at Northwestern University. Inspired by that experience, he returned to Northwestern where he received a bachelor's degree in speech/theater. In 1988, along with seven other Northwestern graduates, he co-founded ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 American Crime Story (TV Series) (pre-production)
Robert Kardashian
- Episode #1.10 (2015) ... Robert Kardashian
- Episode #1.9 (2015) ... Robert Kardashian
- Episode #1.8 (2015) ... Robert Kardashian
- Episode #1.7 (2015) ... Robert Kardashian
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... Robert Kardashian
 2015 Episodes (TV Series)
David Schwimmer
- Episode Five (2015) ... David Schwimmer
 2014 Irreversible (TV Movie)
 2013 Madly Madagascar (Video short)
Melman (voice)
 2012 Web Therapy (TV Series)
Newell L. Miller
- Electile Dysfunction (2012) ... Newell L. Miller
- Stalk Therapy (2012) ... Newell L. Miller
- The Insanity Offense (2012) ... Newell L. Miller
- Man-Cave Man (2012) ... Newell L. Miller
 2012 John Carter
Young Thark Warrior
 2009 Merry Madagascar (TV Short)
Melman (voice)
 2007 30 Rock (TV Series)
Greenzo / Jared
- Greenzo (2007) ... Greenzo / Jared
 2007 Run, Fatboy, Run
Man Handing Dennis a Beer During Race (uncredited)
 2005 Madagascar
Melman (voice)
 2005 Friends Gag Reel: Season 9 (Video short)
Ross Geller
 2005 Duane Hopwood
Duane Hopwood
 2004 Friends: The One with All the Other Ones (TV Movie)
Dr. Ross Geller
 2001 Uprising (TV Movie)
Yitzhak Zuckerman
 2000 Love & Sex
Jehovah's Witness (uncredited)
 1997 Breast Men (TV Movie)
Dr. Kevin Saunders
 1996 ER (TV Series)
Dr. Karubian
- Doctor Carter, I Presume (1996) ... Dr. Karubian (voice, uncredited)
 1995 The Party Favor (Short)
 1995 The Single Guy (TV Series)
Dr. Ross Geller
- Neighbors (1995) ... Dr. Ross Geller (uncredited)
 1994 Wolf
Cop
 1993 The Pitch (Short)
Vinnie
 1993/I The Waiter
Evil Waiter
 1993 Twenty Bucks
Neil Campbell
 1992 Crossing the Bridge
John Anderson
 1991-1992 The Wonder Years (TV Series)
Michael
- The Wedding (1992) ... Michael
- Stormy Weather (1992) ... Michael
- Dinner Out (1991) ... Michael
- The House That Jack Built (1991) ... Michael
 1991 Flight of the Intruder
Duty Officer
 1989 A Deadly Silence (TV Movie)
Robert 'Rob' Cuccio
 1982 Police Squad! (TV Series)
Patient
- A Substantial Gift (The Broken Promise) (1982) ... Patient (uncredited)
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Other Works:

: Played "Jeff" in "D Girl", a play by Roger Kumble (Century City Playhouse, Los Angeles, California, USA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 7 Articles | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

David Schwimmer Arquette | Snaro

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his post-Friends (1994) activity in live theatre] The best thing about going back to drama was discovering how good I feel as a leader. I feel I'm a natural collaborator, but I'm also good at bringing people together..People really have to know their opinion matters. And I can remember the days when I was happiest as an actor were those days when my opinion seemed to make a difference. See more »

Trivia:

Joy Gregory and he were nominated for a 2003 Joseph Jefferson Award for New Adaptation for "Race: How Blacks and Whites Think and Feel About" at the Lookingglass Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

Nickname:

Schwimmer

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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