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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 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Friends
Friends Dr. Ross Geller / Russ
(1994-2004)
Madagascar
Madagascar Melman
(2005)

Filmography

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 2015 Episodes (TV Series)
David Schwimmer
 2014 Irreversible (TV Movie)
 2013 Madly Madagascar (Video short)
Melman (voice)
 2012 John Carter
Young Thark Warrior
 2009 Merry Madagascar (TV Short)
Melman (voice)
 2009 Entourage (TV Series)
David Schwimmer
 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 Duane Hopwood
Duane Hopwood
 2001 Band of Brothers (TV Mini-Series)
Herbert M. Sobel
- Points (2001) ... Herbert M. Sobel
- Currahee (2001) ... Herbert M. Sobel
 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 (Short)
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)
Rob Cuccio
 1982 Police Squad! (TV Series)
Patient
- A Substantial Gift (The Broken Promise) (1982) ... Patient (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 8 Articles | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

David Schwimmer Arquette

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Both his parents, Arlene Coleman-Schwimmer and Arthur Schwimmer, had small parts in Since You've Been Gone (1998), which he directed. See more »

Nickname:

Schwimmer

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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