Nov. 2nd, 1966
Flushing, New York
David Schwimmer's Main TV Roles
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David Lawrence Schwimmer is an American actor, director, producer and comedian.
- Is on the board of directors of the Rape Foundation for the Rape Treatment Center of Santa Monica
- Playing Michael in The Wonder Years, he rides a 500cc Triumph Daytona motorcycle. The same motorcycle, also seen in other episodes, is also seen mounted on the back of his character's Volkswagen van.
- Dated Australian singer/actress 'Natalie Imbruglia' (qv).
- Turned down 'Ben Affleck' (qv)'s role in _Chasing Amy (1997)_ (qv).
- Born on his mother's birthday.
- Along with best friend & fellow actor 'Joey Slotnick' (qv), he helped found the Looking Glass Theater Company, based in Chicago, Illinois.
- Has an older sister, 'Ellie Schwimmer' (qv) [b. 1965].
- 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.