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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 & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 John Carter
Young Thark Warrior
 2007 Run, Fatboy, Run
Man Handing Dennis a Beer During Race (uncredited)
 2005 Madagascar
Melman (voice)
 2005 Duane Hopwood
Duane Hopwood
 2000 Love & Sex
Jehovah's Witness (uncredited)
 1995 The Party Favor (Short)
 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 Flight of the Intruder
Duty Officer
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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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To be perfectly honest, I feel I have a duty to use my celebrity status in a positive way. Most rape victims are women, so the bulk of the discussion is loaded towards women. I thought I could find a way to approach the subject of rape in such a way that men are going to respond to it. My most devastating moment was when a 13-year-old girl told me her story. At that moment, I realized just how ... See more »

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His family is Ashkenazi Jewish (from Ukraine, Austria, Russia, Germany, and Belarus). While most of his family moved directly to the United States, one of his paternal great-grandmothers was born in Liverpool, England, to immigrant parents. See more »

Nickname:

Schwimmer

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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