Nov. 2nd, 1966
Astoria, New York, USA
David Schwimmer's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2008 - Nothing But the Truth
2008 - Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
2006 - Big Nothing
2005 - Duane Hopwood
2005 - Madagascar
2001 - Hotel
2000 - Picking Up the Pieces
1998 - Apt Pupil
1998 - Six Days Seven Nights
1998 - Kissing a Fool
1997 - Breast Men
1996 - The Pallbearer
1994 - Wolf
1991 - Flight of the Intruder
1988 - Biloxi Blues
Guest TV Roles
City Atty. Dana Romney
Josh '4B' Goldstein
Newell L. Miller
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 Lookingglass Theatre Company.
- January 2003 - Premiered his play "Turnaround" at the 99-seat West Hollywood Coast theater. All of his "Friends" were in attendance.
- Joy Gregory and he were nominated for a 2003 Joseph Jefferson Award for New Adaptation for "Race: How Blacks and Whites Think and Feel About" at the Lookingglass Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
- Was originally going to direct _Persuaders, The (2009_ with 'George Clooney' (qv) and 'Hugh Grant (I)' (qv) in the lead roles but the movie got scrapped.
- Turned down 'Ben Affleck' (qv)'s role in _Chasing Amy (1997)_ (qv).
- Has worked extensively on the stage both as actor and director
- David once said in an interview, he would like to become a public school teacher after Friends ended.
- Dated Australian singer/actress 'Natalie Imbruglia' (qv).
- Revealed that he had conflict with writers and cast members of _"Friends" (1994)_ (qv).