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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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 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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He acted in Neil Labute's play, "Some Girls," at the Gielgud Theatre in London, England with Catherine Tate, Lesley Manville, and Saffron Burrows in the cast. David Grindley was director. See more »

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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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I don't think I responded very well to the sudden celebrity, the sudden fame, and the loss of privacy. There were several moments that were quite traumatic for me. I remember just going to the airport and walking to my gate, when I heard bloodcurdling screams and I thought someone was being killed. Before I knew it, a group of girls was running at me and literally dragging me and wouldn't let me ... See more »

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Became a 1st time father at age 44 when his wife Zoe Buckman gave birth to their daughter Cleo Buckman Schwimmer on May 8, 2011. See more »

Nickname:

Schwimmer

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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