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.
- He was awarded the 1991 Joseph Jefferson Award Citation for Director of a Play for "The Jungle" at the Lookingglass Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois.
- Both his parents, 'Arlene Coleman-Schwimmer' (qv) and Authur Schwimmer, had small parts in _Since You've Been Gone (1998) (TV)_ (qv), which he directed.
- Graduated from Northwestern University.
- Turned down 'Will Smith (I)' (qv)'s role in _Men in Black (1997)_ (qv).
- Turned down 'Ben Affleck' (qv)'s role in _Chasing Amy (1997)_ (qv).
- Split up from 'Mili Avital' (qv) in November 2001
- David once said in an interview, he would like to become a public school teacher after Friends ended.
- Has worked extensively on the stage both as actor and director