Person Details

Birthday: 1966-11-02 22:10:19

Aliases: Ντέιβιντ Σουίμερ

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Astoria, New York, États-Unis

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Movie Involvements: 19

TV Involvements: 8


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.


Most Famous Work

Madagascar
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7

Madagascar

(2005) Melman (voice)
American Crime Story
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7

American Crime Story

(2016) Robert Kardashian
Band of Brothers
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8

Band of Brothers

(2001) Herbert M. Sobel
Wolf
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6

Wolf

(1994) Cop
The Iceman
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7

The Iceman

(2012) Josh Rosenthal
Nothing But the Truth
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7

Nothing But the Truth

(2008) Ray Armstrong
Apt Pupil
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7

Apt Pupil

(1998) Edward French
Merry Madagascar
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6

Merry Madagascar

(2009) Melman

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2021 Melman
2019 Matthew Quirk
2017 Noah
2016 Tommy Moran
Himself
Robert Kardashian
2014 Himself
Robert Kardashian
2013 Melman (voice)
2012 Josh Rosenthal
Melman (voice)
2011 Ross Geller
N/A
David Schwimmer
2010 Himself
2009 Melman
2008 Ray Armstrong
Melman (voice)
2006 Charlie
N/A
2005 Duane Hopwood
N/A
Melman (voice)
2001 Herbert M. Sobel
Jonathan Danderfine
Icchak 'Antek' Cukierman
2000 Father Leo Jerome
Jehovah's Witness
1999 Chris
1998 Edward French
Kelly Goodish / J.T.
Frank Martin
Robert S. Levitt
Max Abbitt
1997 Dr. Kevin Saunders
Himself
Kelly Goodish / J.T.
1996 N/A
Tom Thompson
N/A
1995 Ross Geller
1994 Russ
Ross Geller
Cop
N/A
1993 Neil Campbell
1992 John Anderson
1991 Duty Officer
1989 Rob Cuccio
1988 Michael
Jerry
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2018 Executive Producer
2010 Producer
Executive Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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