David Schwimmer

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David Schwimmmer
David Schwimmer in 2010
David Lawrence Schwimmer

(1966-11-02) November 2, 1966 (age 52)
ResidenceNew York City, New York,
Los Angeles, California,
Chicago, Illinois
EducationBeverly Hills High School
Alma materNorthwestern University
OccupationActor, producer, director
Years active1988 – present
Notable work
Ross Geller in Friends
Home townLos Angeles, California
Zoe Buckman (m. 2010)
ChildrenCleo Schwimmer
George Schwimmer

David Lawrence Schwimmer (born November 2, 1966[1]) is an American actor. He played Ross Geller, one of the six main characters in the television sitcom Friends.

Early life[change | change source]

Schwimmer was born in Flushing, Queens, New York, to Arthur Schwimmer and Arlene Colman.[1] He then lived in Valley Stream, Long Island, until he was two years old. He was raised in Los Angeles, California, where he attended Beverly Hills High School.[1]

He attended Northwestern University’s summer “Cherub” program (the National High School Institute) in 1983. He later enrolled at the university as a theater student. In 1988, along with seven other Northwestern graduates, he co-founded Chicago's Lookingglass Theatre Company.

Personal life[change | change source]

Schwimmer married Zoe Buckman in June 2010. He has 2 children: a daughter Cleo Buckman Schwimmer and a son George David Schwimmer. He lives in Los Angeles, California, New York City, New York, and in Chicago, Illinois.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Hello Magazine Profile — David Schwimmer". Hello!. Hello Ltd. Retrieved January 16, 2009.

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