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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 & 18 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 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)
 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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Other Works:

"The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial," dramatic revival; written by Herman Wouk; directed by Jerry Zaks; with Tim Daly (as Timothy Daly) (portraying Lt. Com. John Challee); Zeljko Ivanek (portraying Lt. Com. Philip Francis Queeg); David Schwimmer (portraying Lt. Barney Greenwald); Terry Beaver (portraying Captain Blakely); Ben Fox (... See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 7 Articles | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

David Schwimmer Arquette

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

As an actor, the training I received was that I walk through the world as an observer of life and of people. My job is to actually be looking out all the time and watching people. But the effect of celebrity on me was that I suddenly found myself with a baseball cap, with my head down, hiding everywhere I went. 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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