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David Schwimmer

Birth Place: Astoria, NY, USA

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Best known playing Ross on the sitcom Friends, David Schwimmer appeared on Broadway in The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial and is a member of Chicago's Lookingglass Theatre. He recently starred in their production of Our Town. He also directed the Off-Broadway production of Stephen Belber's Fault Lines.
David Schwimmer directed Little Britain USA for HBO and acted in the film Nothing But The Truth for Rod Lurie. He is the co-founder of Chicago's Lookingglass Theatre Company where he has acted in or directed many productions, including The Master and Margarita, West, Eye of the Beholder, The Odyssey, The Idiot, The Arabian Nights, and his adaptations of Studs Terkel's book RACE and Upton Sinclair's The Jungle. He starred in the Los Angeles premieres of Roger Kumble's D Girl and Turnaround, Warren Leight's Glimmer Brothers at Williamstown Theatre Festival, and Neil LaBute's Some Girl(s) in London as well as The Caine Mutiny Court Martial on Broadway. Notable television and film credits include Madagascar I & II, Duane Hopwood, Big Nothing, Band of Brothers, "Curb Your Enthusiasm," Six Days Seven Nights, Apt Pupil, The Pallbearer and the series Friends, for which he received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor. His film debut as a director is the UK hit comedy Run, Fat Boy, Run, starring Simon Pegg, Thandie Newton and Hank Azaria.

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David Schwimmer STAGE CREDITS

Playwrights Horizons Production, 2012

Broadway Revival, 2006
Lt. Barney Greenwald

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[Off-Broadway, 2014]

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GOOSEBUMPS Sets New Series Regulars For Season Two

Ana Ortiz takes center stage in the all-new season of GOOSEBUMPS on Disney+. Discover the latest additions to the cast in this thrilling series revival. Previously announced Emmy Award-nominated actor and director David Schwimmer (“American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson”) leads the cast.

Lookingglass Announces New Artistic Director, Meets Its Yearly Fundraising Goal and More

Get the latest updates from LOOKINGGLASS THEATRE COMPANY. For interviews and additional information, contact James Juliano.

Interview: Playwright and Director David Catlin Brings his Epic Spectacle MOBY DICK to The Repertory Theatre Of St. Louis

David Catlin brings his critically acclaimed stage adaptation of MOBY DICK to The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis next month. MOBY DICK will play the Loretto-Hilton Mainstage from February 6 – 25. Catlin will also serve as director. Chicago Critic has called MOBY DICK “one of the best productions of all time in Chicago.”  

Industry Pro Newsletter: Lookingglass Alice Heads to PBS, Actors Seek Higher Pay in Australia

The transformation continues to be global - after US based writers and actors won concessions from the film industry, stage performers in Australia are looking to increase their own pay. In response to funding changes at the government level, the English National Opera is moving out of London and heading to Manchester.

Lookingglass Comes to PBS in a Rare Broadcast of Regional Theater

We all know regional theater is in trouble. One of my favorite companies, the Lookingglass Theatre Company, is in the middle of a semi-pause while it assesses how to produce live theater in this new world. But this coming Friday, its Lookingglass Alice will air on PBS.

Photos: SPAIN, Starring Marin Ireland and Andrew Burnap, Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway

Check out opening night red carpet photos of Second Stage Theater's production of Spain, starring Marin Ireland, Andrew Burnap, and more!

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld November 2nd, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is November 2, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Cleveland Play House Reimagines Iconic Horror Story, MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN

Mary Shelley's shocking classic novel, Frankenstein, receives new life at Cleveland Play House. A haunting and highly theatrical adaptation of the classic horror story. Directed by Michael Barakiva, the production features Josh Bates, Madeline Calais, Ellen Grace Diehl, Gavin Michaels, and Kayodè Soyemi.


The critically acclaimed show from two-time Emmy award nominee and star of Ted Lasso Nick Mohammed, ‘Nick Mohammed presents The Very Best & Worst of Mr. Swallow’ will receive a week long residency at the Duke Of York’s Theatre. The production officially opened last night, check out photos here! 

Nick Mohammed's MR SWALLOW Receives Week Long Residency at the Duke Of York's Theatre

'Nick Mohammed presents The Very Best & Worst of Mr. Swallow' will receive a week long residency at the Duke Of York's Theatre.

TED LASSO's Nick Mohammed to Present NICK MOHAMMED IS MR. SWALLOW at Town Hall

Nick Mohammed, double Emmy Award-nominee and star of Apple TV’s “Ted Lasso,” will make his United States live performance debut on Friday, June 2, 2023 when he brings his critically acclaimed alter ego Mr. Swallow to NYC’s Town Hall. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Nick Mohammed Adds New Date to THE VERY BEST & WORST OF MR. SWALLOW Tour

Two-time Emmy award nominee and star of Ted Lasso Nick Mohammed's beloved alter ego, Mr. Swallow is adding another extra date to his first ever UK tour. Having sold out across the UK, 'Nick Mohammed presents The Very Best & Worst of Mr. Swallow' will now have an additional matinee performance on May 21st at the Duke Of York's Theatre.

CRUEL INTENTIONS Comes to Stage West Next Month

A group of privileged and hormonal teens from an exclusive prep school on summer vacay--that’s a recipe for all kinds of scheming and trouble, in the cult-fave Cruel Intentions: the ‘90s Musical, which begins a 3-week run at Stage West on Thursday, May 4. The production will continue at Uptown Players starting June 1.

Jennifer Ehle, David Strathairn, Stephanie Berry & More to Star in PHEDRE Reading at Red Bull Theater

RED BULL THEATER has announced the cast for the next offering of a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings: the in-person and streaming presentation of Phèdre by Jean Racine.

Nick Mohammed Adds Extra Dates To THE BEST AND WORST OF MR. SWALLOW Tour

Two-time Emmy award nominee and star of Ted Lasso Nick Mohammed's beloved alter ego Mr. Swallow is getting set to tour the UK for the first time with 'Nick Mohammed presents The Very Best & Worst of Mr. Swallow'. Due to popular demand, Nick has added second dates in Salford, Leeds, Norwich, Bristol & London.

The 80th Annual Dolphin Show Releases Tickets For MATILDA THE MUSICAL

This year, the Northwestern Dolphin Show will be presenting Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical, a musical about a young child gifted with telekinesis, a love of reading, and the strength to overcome obstacles thrown at her and her peers. Produced by Arella Flur, Daniel Maton, and Rachel Schmaier, directed by Lucy Harrington, choreographed by Kristen Waagner, and music directed by Kevin Park.

TED LASSO Star Nick Mohammed Announces First UK Tour 'THE VERY BEST & WORST OF MR. SWALLOW' in 2023

Star of Ted Lasso Nick Mohammed’s beloved alter ego Mr. Swallow is getting set to tour the UK for the first time with ‘Nick Mohammed presents The Very Best & Worst of Mr. Swallow.

The Den Presents Comedian Michael Ian Black Next Month On The Heath Mainstage

The Den Theatre will present comedian Michael Ian Black for three stand-up performances October 21 – 22, 2022 on The Heath Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.

Comedian Michael Ian Black to Perform at The Den Theatre in October

The Den Theatre has announced comedian Michael Ian Black for three stand-up performances October 21 – 22, 2022 on The Heath Mainstage.

TED LASSO Star Nick Mohammed Brings A CHRISTMAS CAROL-ISH to Soho Theatre This Holiday Season

Berk's Nest and double Emmy award-nominated actor, comedian, and writer Nick Mohammed - in association with United Agents - have announced that the beloved character Mr. Swallow is preparing to spread Christmas cheer as A Christmas Carol-ish kicks off at London's Soho Theatre from 7th  December until 23rd December 2022 . Tickets go on sale Thursday 21st July.


How many Broadway shows has David Schwimmer been in?

David Schwimmer has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has David Schwimmer been in?

David Schwimmer has not appeared in the West End.

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