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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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 2017 WordGirl (TV Series)
Ross Geller on TV
- Mom, Seinfeld, Friends sticoms part 1/Mom (2017) ... Ross Geller on TV
 2016 Feed the Beast (TV Series)
Tommy Moran
- Fire (2016) ... Tommy Moran
- Be My Baby (2016) ... Tommy Moran
- In Lies the Truth (2016) ... Tommy Moran
- Tabula Rasa (2016) ... Tommy Moran
- The Wild West (2016) ... Tommy Moran
 2016 American Crime Story (TV Series)
Robert Kardashian
- The Verdict (2016) ... Robert Kardashian
- Manna from Heaven (2016) ... Robert Kardashian
- A Jury in Jail (2016) ... Robert Kardashian
- Conspiracy Theories (2016) ... Robert Kardashian
- Marcia, Marcia, Marcia (2016) ... Robert Kardashian
 2015 Episodes (TV Series)
David Schwimmer
- Episode Five (2015) ... 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 The Iceman
Josh Rosenthal
 2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
Melman (voice)
 2012 John Carter
Young Thark Warrior
 2009 Merry Madagascar (TV Short)
Melman (voice)
 2009 Entourage (TV Series)
David Schwimmer
- Running on E (2009) ... David Schwimmer
 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Melman (voice)
 2008/I Nothing But the Truth
Ray Armstrong
 2007 30 Rock (TV Series)
Greenzo / Jared
- Greenzo (2007) ... Greenzo / Jared
 2007 Run, Fatboy, Run
Man Handing Dennis a Beer During Race (uncredited)
 2006 Big Nothing
Charlie
 2005 Madagascar
Melman (voice)
 2005 Friends Gag Reel: Season 9 (Video short)
Ross Geller
 2005 Duane Hopwood
Duane Hopwood
 1994-2004 Friends (TV Series)
Dr. Ross Geller / Russ
- The Last One: Part 2 (2004) ... Dr. Ross Geller
- The Last One: Part 1 (2004) ... Dr. Ross Geller
- The One with Rachel's Going Away Party (2004) ... Dr. Ross Geller
- The One Where Estelle Dies (2004) ... Dr. Ross Geller
- The One with Princess Consuela (2004) ... Dr. Ross Geller
 2004 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
David Schwimmer
- Opening Night (2004) ... David Schwimmer
- The Surrogate (2004) ... David Schwimmer
- The 5 Wood (2004) ... David Schwimmer
 2001 Band of Brothers (TV Mini-Series)
Herbert M. Sobel
- Points (2001) ... Herbert M. Sobel
- Replacements (2001) ... Herbert M. Sobel
- Currahee (2001) ... Herbert M. Sobel
 2001 Uprising (TV Movie)
Yitzhak Zuckerman
 2001 Hotel
Jonathan Danderfine
 2000 Picking Up the Pieces
Father Leo Jerome
 2000 Love & Sex
Jehovah's Witness (uncredited)
 1999 All the Rage
Chris
 1998 The Thin Pink Line
Kelly Goodish / J.T.
 1998 Apt Pupil
Edward French
 1998 Six Days Seven Nights
Frank Martin
 1998 Since You've Been Gone (TV Movie)
Robert S. Levitt
 1998 Kissing a Fool
Max Abbitt
 1997 Breast Men (TV Movie)
Dr. Kevin Saunders
 1996 ER (TV Series)
Dr. Karubian
- Doctor Carter, I Presume (1996) ... Dr. Karubian (voice, uncredited)
 1996 The Pallbearer
Tom Thompson
 1995 The Party Favor (Short)
 1995 The Single Guy (TV Series)
Dr. Ross Geller
- Neighbors (1995) ... Dr. Ross Geller (uncredited)
 1994 Wolf
Cop
 1994 Monty (TV Series)
Greg Richardson
- Wild, Wild Willy and His O.K. Corral (1994) ... Greg Richardson
- The Brother of the Bride (1994) ... Greg Richardson
- Pilot (1994) ... Greg Richardson
- My Dad Could Beat Up Your Dad (1994) ... Greg Richardson
 1993 The Pitch (Short)
Vinnie
 1993/I The Waiter (Short)
Evil Waiter
 1993 Blossom (TV Series)
Sonny Catalano
- Blossom's Dilemma (1993) ... Sonny Catalano
- Six and Sonny (1993) ... Sonny Catalano
 1993 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Josh '4B' Goldstein
- True Confessions (1993) ... Josh '4B' Goldstein
- Brown Appetit (1993) ... Josh '4B' Goldstein
- 4B or Not 4B (1993) ... Josh '4B' Goldstein
- Pilot (1993) ... Josh '4B' Goldstein
 1992-1993 L.A. Law (TV Series)
City Attorney Dana Romney / City Atty. Dana Romney
- Hello and Goodbye (1993) ... City Attorney Dana Romney
- Bare Witness (1993) ... City Atty. Dana Romney
- Christmas Stalking (1992) ... City Attorney Dana Romney
- Love on the Rox (1992) ... City Attorney Dana Romney
- Second Time Around (1992) ... City Attorney Dana Romney
 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:

"Fault Lines," written by Stephen Belber, directed by David Schwimmer, with Noah Emmerich (portraying Joe); Dominic Fumusa (portraying Jim); Josh Lucas (portraying Bill); and Jennifer Mudge (portraying Jess); Off-Broadway at the Cherry Lane Theater, Manhattan, New York City, New York, 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:

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 »

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:

Schwim

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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