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David Schwimmer

David Lawrence Schwimmer (born November 2, 1966) is an American actor and director of television and film. He was born in New York City, 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 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 sitcom Friends. His first leading film role was 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

'American Crime Story' --  Dead Ringer Cast for O.J. Simpson Show (PHOTOS)

'American Crime Story'
Dead Ringer Cast For O.J. Simpson Show

Marcia Clark and Christopher Darden are going to have serious flashbacks after seeing these photos of David Schwimmer, John Travolta and Selma Blair decked out in their 'American Crime Story'… READ MORE >

Kris Jenner -- David Schwimmer Is Gonna Nail Robert Kardashian & Selma Blair Playing Me ...

Kris Jenner
Schwimmer's Gonna Nail My Ex & Selma Blair Playing Me ...

David Schwimmer will not be stuck in 2nd gear when it comes to playing Robert Kardashian -- at least according to Kris Jenner ... who gave him tips on how to nail the role. The Queen of the… READ MORE >

- 147 days ago
David Schwimmer: Good Genes or Good Docs?

David Schwimmer
Good Genes or Good Docs?

Like classic sitcoms, David Schwimmer never gets old.Here's the 28-year-old "Friends" star back in 1995 (left) -- and 17 years later, the 45-year-old at an event in NYC last week (right). More… READ MORE >

- 1201 days ago
Celebrity Scruff vs. Smooth -- Vote!

Celebrity Scruff vs. Smooth

Some of Hollywood's smoothest actors have had to sport beards from time to time. Check out these leading men and tell us if you prefer them with or without face scruff.Hair today, gone tomorrow. READ MORE >

- 1552 days ago

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