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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 & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 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 John Carter
Young Thark Warrior
 2009 Merry Madagascar (TV Short)
Melman (voice)
 2009 Entourage (TV Series)
David Schwimmer
- Running on E (2009) ... 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 Friends Gag Reel: Season 9 (Video short)
Ross Geller
 2005 Duane Hopwood
Duane Hopwood
 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
 1993 The Pitch (Short)
 1993/I The Waiter
Evil Waiter
 1993 Twenty Bucks
Neil Campbell
 1992 Crossing the Bridge
John Anderson
 1991-1992 The Wonder Years (TV Series)
- 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)
- 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 »

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5 Interviews | 7 Articles | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

David Schwimmer Arquette | Snaro


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 »


With Andy Bellin, nominated for a 2010 Joseph Jefferson Award for New Work - Play for "Trust" at the Lookingglass Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »



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