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David Schwimmer

Ross Geller in Friends

Photos David Schwimmer Birth name: David Schwimmer
Birth date: 1966/11/12 (53 years old)
Birth place : Astoria, Queens/New York
Height: 1.88 m

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Biography for David Schwimmer

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 Chicago's Looking glass Theatre Company.


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Title Role
Madagascar: The Crate Escape (2008) (filming) (voice) Melman
Big Nothing (2006) Charlie
Madagascar (2005) (voice) Melman
Duane Hopwood (2005) Duane Hopwood
Friends Dr. Ross Geller / ... (238 episodes, 1994-2004)
Uprising (2001) (TV) Yitzhak 'Antek' Zuckerman
Hotel (2001) Jonathan Danderfine
Band of Brothers (2001) (mini) TV Series Capt. Herbert Sobel
Picking Up the Pieces (2000) Father Leo Jerome
Love & Sex (2000) (uncredited) Jehovah's Witness
All the Rage (1999) Chris
Apt Pupil (1998) Edward French
Six Days Seven Nights (1998) Frank Martin
Since You've Been Gone (1998) (TV) Robert S. Levitt
Kissing a Fool (1998) Max Abbitt
The Thin Pink Line (1998) Kelly Goodish/J.T.
Breast Men (1997) Dr. Kevin Saunders
ER Dr. Karubian (1 episode, 1996)
The Pallbearer (1996) Tom Thompson
The Single Guy Ross Geller (1 episode, 1995)
The Party Favor (1995)
Monty (1994) TV Series Greg Richardson (unknown episodes, 1994)
Wolf (1994) Cop
Blossom Sonny Catalano (2 episodes, 1993)
NYPD Blue Josh '4B' Goldstein (4 episodes, 1993)
L.A. Law Dana Romney (5 episodes, 1992-1993)
The Waiter (1993/I) Evil Waiter
The Pitch (1993) Vinnie
Twenty Bucks (1993) Neil Campbell
Crossing the Bridge (1992) John Anderson
The Wonder Years Michael (4 episodes, 1991-1992)
Flight of the Intruder (1991) Duty Officer
A Deadly Silence (1989) (TV) Robert 'Rob' Cuccio


Born on his mother's birthday.

Graduated from Northwestern University.

Along with best friend & fellow actor Joey Slotnick, he helped found the Looking Glass Theater Company, based in Chicago, Illinois.

Before "Friends" (1994) Schwimmer competed against high-school friend Jonathan Silverman and actor Jon Cryer for a role in the TV pilot Couples (1994) (TV). Silverman won the role opposite Helen Slater, but ABC passed on the show. The producers later reconceived the show for singles and sold it to NBC as "Friends" (1994) in which Schwimmer was the first actor to be cast.

Called up a London talk show to deny false claims that cast members of _Friends (1994)_ were demanding $1,000,000 each per episode. [April 2000]

Has worked extensively on the stage both as actor and director

Is on the board of directors of the Rape Foundation for the Rape Treatment Center of Santa Monica

Dated Australian singer/actress Natalie Imbruglia.

Split up from Mili Avital in November 2001

Member of Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity

January 2003 - Premiered his play "Turnaround" at the 99-seat West Hollywood Coast theater. All of his "Friends" were in attendance.

He graduated Beverly Hills High School in 1984 and performed in stage productions there under the direction of John Ingle.

Went to the same High School as Angelina Jolie, Michael Klesic, Nicolas Cage, Lenny Kravitz, Jonathan Silverman, Gina Gershon, Rhonda Fleming, Jackie Cooper, Rob Reiner, Antonio Sabato Jr., Pauly Shore, Michael Tolkin, Betty White, Crobin Bernsen, E.G. Daily, Albert Brooks and Crispin Glover.

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

David once said in an interview, he would like to become a public school teacher after Friends ended.

Playing Michael in The Wonder Years, 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.


Author of the card

  • Creation date: 01/07/2003 by doudoune

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