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David Schwimmer

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. David Lawrence Schwimmer (born November 2, 1966) is an American actor and director of television and film. He was born in New York, and his family moved to Los Angeles when he was two. He began his acting career performing in school plays at Beverly Hills High School. In 1988, he graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater and speech. After graduation, Schwimmer co-founded the Lookingglass Theatre Company. For much of the late-1980s, he lived in Los Angeles as a struggling, unemployed actor. He appeared in the television movie A Deadly Silence in 1989. He then appeared in a number of television roles, including L.A. Law, The Wonder Years, NYPD Blue, and Monty in the early 1990s. Schwimmer later gained worldwide recognition for playing Ross Geller in the situation comedy Friends. Aside from appearing in television, he starred in his first leading role in The Pallbearer (1996), which was followed by roles in Kissing a Fool (1998), Six Days Seven Nights (1998), Apt Pupil, and Picking Up the Pieces (2000). He was then cast in the miniseries Band of Brothers (2001) as Herbert Sobel. Following the series finale of Friends in 2004, Schwimmer was cast as the titular character in the 2005 drama Duane Hopwood. Other film roles include the computer animated film Madagascar (2005), the dark comedy Big Nothing (2006), the thriller Nothing But the Truth (2008), and Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008). Schwimmer made his London stage debut in the leading role in Some Girl(s) in 2005. In 2006, he made his Broadway debut in The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial. Schwimmer made his feature film directorial debut with the 2007 comedy Run Fatboy Run. The following year he made his Off-Broadway directorial debut in the 2008 production Fault Lines. Description above from the Wikipedia article David Schwimmer, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Nov 2, 1966 In Astoria, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
38
First Appeared:
In the series Los años maravillosos 1988-01-31
Latest Project:
Series Feed the Beast 2016-06-05
Known For
Poster of Come Fly With Me
Poster of Merry Madagascar
Poster of Friends
Poster of Monty
Filmography
Series Feed the Beast Tommy Moran 2016-06-05
Series American Crime Story Robert Kardashian 2016-02-02
Movie Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows Himself 2016-02-21
Movie Madagascar: La pocima del amor Melman (voice) 2013-01-29
Movie Madagascar 3: De marcha por Europa Melman (voice) 2012-06-06
Movie The Iceman (El hombre de hielo) Josh Rosenthal 2012-09-01
Movie Homophobic Friends Ross Geller 2011-10-09
Series Episodes David Schwimmer 2011-01-09
Series Come Fly With Me Himself 2010-12-25
Movie Feliz Madagascar Melman 2009-11-16
Series Merry Madagascar Melman (voice) 2009-11-17
Movie Madagascar 2 Melman (voice) 2008-10-30
Movie Nada más que la verdad Ray Armstrong 2008-12-19
Series Rockefeller Plaza Unknown 2006-10-11
Movie La gran nada Charlie 2006-12-01
Movie Madagascar Melman 2005-05-25
Movie Duane Hopwood Duane Hopwood 2005-11-11
Movie Rebelión en Polonia (Sublevación en el Gueto) Icchak 'Antek' Cukierman 2001-01-01
Movie Hotel Jonathan Danderfine 2001-01-01
Movie Hermanos de sangre Capt. Herbert Sobel 2001-09-09
Series Hermanos de sangre Herbert M. Sobel 2001-09-09
Movie Cachitos picantes Father Leo Jerome 2000-05-26
Movie Destinos cruzados Chris 1999-09-11
Movie Bésame tonto Max Abbitt 1998-02-27
Movie Desde que os fuisteis Robert S. Levitt 1998-06-06
Movie Verano de corrupción Edward French 1998-10-23
Movie The Thin Pink Line Kelly Goodish / J.T. 1998-10-07
Movie Seis días y siete noches Frank Martin 1998-06-12
Movie Breast Men Dr. Kevin Saunders 1997-12-13
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Unknown 1996-07-22
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Mi desconocido amigo Tom Thompson 1996-05-03
Series The Single Guy Unknown 1995-09-21
Series Monty 1994-01-11
Series Friends Ross Geller 1994-09-22
Movie Lobo Cop 1994-06-17
Movie Twenty Bucks Neil Campbell 1993-10-21
Series Los años maravillosos Unknown 1988-01-31