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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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Personal Quote:

[on Friends (1994)] The miracle is the casting. Having been on the other side of it now in terms of directing and producing, to find one magical actor who is just right for the role is difficult enough, but to find six and then to have them actually have chemistry with each other is just kind of a miracle. I looked at the five of them. I watched their work and thought, Everyone is just so ... See more »

Trivia:

Playing "Michael" in The Wonder Years (1988), he rides a 500cc Triumph Daytona motorcycle. The same motorcycle, also seen in other episodes, is also seen mounted on the back of his character's Volkswagen van. See more »

Nickname:

Schwimmer

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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