Nov. 2nd, 1966
Flushing, New York
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David Lawrence Schwimmer is an American actor, director, producer and comedian.
- He graduated Beverly Hills High School in 1984 and performed in stage productions there under the direction of John Ingle.
- Born on his mother's birthday.
- Turned down 'Will Smith (I)' (qv)'s role in _Men in Black (1997)_ (qv).
- Has an older sister, 'Ellie Schwimmer' (qv) [b. 1965].
- Member of Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity
- Has worked extensively on the stage both as actor and director
- Before _"Friends" (1994)_ (qv) Schwimmer competed against high-school friend 'Jonathan Silverman (I)' (qv) and actor 'Jon Cryer' (qv) for a role in the TV pilot _Couples (1994) (TV)_ (qv). Silverman won the role opposite 'Helen Slater (I)' (qv), but ABC passed on the show. The producers later reconceived the show for singles and sold it to NBC as _"Friends" (1994)_ (qv) in which Schwimmer was the first actor to be cast.
- Split up from 'Mili Avital' (qv) in November 2001