David Schwimmer is an American actor, comedian, director and producer. He is best known for starring as paleontologist Ross Geller in the NBC television sitcom Friends, for which he received a Screen Actors Guild award and a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 1995. He starred in the films The Pallbearer, Kissing a Fool, Six Days, Seven Nights, Apt Pupil, and Picking Up the Pieces. Schwimmer’s other notable works include Band of Brothers, The Wonder Years, L.A. Law, Monty, The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, Feed the Beast, Will & Grace, and Intelligence.
Born David Lawrence Schwimmer on November 2, 1966 in Astoria, New York, to parents Arthur Schwimmer and Arlene Colman, he has an older sister, Ellie Schwimmer. David began his acting career performing in school plays at Beverly Hills High School, and after graduating college, he co-founded Lookingglass Theatre Company as an unemployed actor. He married Zoe Buckman in 2010, and the couple had a daughter named Cleo in 2011 before getting divorced in 2017.
David Schwimmer Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 2 November 1966
Birth Place: Astoria, New York, USA
Birth Name: David Lawrence Schwimmer
Nicknames: Schwim, Ross
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Occupation: Actor, comedian, director and producer
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Light Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
David Schwimmer Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 196 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 89 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 1″
Height in Meters: 1.85 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Shoe Size: 12 (US)
David Schwimmer Family Details:
Father: Arthur Schwimmer (Attorney)
Mother: Arlene Coleman-Schwimmer (Attorney)
Spouse/Wife: Zoe Buckman (m. 2010–2017)
Children: Cleo Buckman Schwimmer (Daughter) (b. May 8, 2011)
Siblings: Ellie Schwimmer (Older Sister)
Others: Bertram Schwimmer (Paternal Grandfather), Beatrice P. Osgood (Paternal Grandmother), Max S. Colman (Maternal Grandfather), Syd Sherman (Maternal Grandmother)
David Schwimmer Education:
Beverly Hills High School (1984)
Northwestern University (Chicago) (1988)
David Schwimmer Facts:
*He was born on November 2, 1966 in Astoria, New York, USA.
*He began acting at Beverly Hills High School
*He graduated Beverly Hills High School in 1984 and graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in theater and speech in 1988.
*He co-founded Chicago’s Lookingglass Theatre Company in 1988, along with seven other Northwestern graduates.
*He played Ross Geller, one of the six main characters in the television sitcom Friends.
*He was voted one of Playgirl Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive at No. 15.
*He is allergic to cats.
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