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David Schwimmer

 
Birth Place:
Astoria, NY, USA
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 02, 1966 (55)

Birth Place: Astoria, NY, USA

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2006
Lt. Barney Greenwald

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2012
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2006
Lt. Barney Greenwald

Productions

Director

David Schwimmer Biography

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.




David Schwimmer News

Futures Theatre to Present OFFSIDE Photo Futures Theatre to Present OFFSIDE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022

Set in 1892, 1992 and 2022, this energetic, powerful production follows four women who live, breathe and play football. Whilst each of them faces very different obstacles, the possibility that the beautiful game will change their lives - and the world - is tantalisingly close.

Hulu to Stream Ryan Murphy's Award-Winning Hit Shows from FX and 20th Television Photo Hulu to Stream Ryan Murphy's Award-Winning Hit Shows from FX and 20th Television
by Michael Major - Mar 3, 2022

Hulu will stream three of Ryan Murphy’s most acclaimed and award-winning hit shows from FX and 20th Television, American Crime Story, American Horror Story and Pose, it was announced today by Joe Earley, President of Hulu. Check out the details on the upcoming streaming shows now!

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. Presents A STEADY RAIN Photo Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. Presents A STEADY RAIN
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2022

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. enters 2022 with a restaging of the gritty cop drama, A Steady Rain, written by Keith Huff and directed by Malinda L. Beckham. Originally produced in 2016 as the opening play in Dirt Dogs' inaugural season, the show features Trevor B. Cone and Kevin Daugherty reprising their roles as two Chicago cops.

The 79th Annual Dolphin Show Releases Tickets For MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, Honoring Ste Photo The 79th Annual Dolphin Show Releases Tickets For MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, Honoring Stephen Sondheim
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 15, 2021

Northwestern University's The Dolphin Show returns to Cahn Auditorium for the first in-person production since 2019 due to organizational restructuring and the pandemic, The 79th Annual Show Presents: Merrily We Roll Along.

Cherry Jones, Keri Russel & More Join Apple's EXTRAPOLATIONS Series Photo Cherry Jones, Keri Russel & More Join Apple's EXTRAPOLATIONS Series
by Michael Major - Nov 8, 2021

Cherry Jones, Keri Russell, Michael Gandolfini, Edward Norton, and Indira Varma have joined the cast of Apple TV's Exploitations. The new additions are joining the previously announced Meryl Streep, Daveed Diggs, Sienna Miller, Kit Harington, Tahar Rahim, Matthew Rhys, Gemma Chan, David Schwimmer and Adarsh Gourav.

Meryl Streep, Daveed Diggs and More Join the Cast of Apple TV's Upcoming Series EXTRA Photo Meryl Streep, Daveed Diggs and More Join the Cast of Apple TV's Upcoming Series EXTRAPOLATIONS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2021

Apple has announced full casting for its upcoming Apple TV+ show, Extrapolations, which will include Meryl Streep, Daveed Diggs, and more!

Photos: Broadway Advocacy Coalition Poses with Their New Tony Award Photo Photos: Broadway Advocacy Coalition Poses with Their New Tony Award
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 27, 2021

Just yesterday, the Broadway Advocacy Coalition had much to celebrate as one of the recipients of a special award at the 74th Annual Tony Awards. 

Special Tony Awards Announced! The Broadway Advocacy Coalition, AMERICAN UTOPIA & FRE Photo Special Tony Awards Announced! The Broadway Advocacy Coalition, AMERICAN UTOPIA & FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Will Receive
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today that they will present three Special Tony Awards to The Broadway Advocacy Coalition; David Byrne’s American Utopia and Freestyle Love Supreme.

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for FRIENDS: THE REUNION Photo VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for FRIENDS: THE REUNION
by Stage Tube - May 19, 2021

Ben Winston directed the special and executive produced along with ‚ÄúFriends‚ÄĚ executive producers Kevin Bright, Marta Kauffman, and David Crane. The special hails from Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Warner Horizon, Fulwell 73 Productions and Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions.

FRIENDS: THE REUNION To Premiere Thursday, May 27 On HBO Max Photo FRIENDS: THE REUNION To Premiere Thursday, May 27 On HBO Max
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 13, 2021

FRIENDS: THE REUNION will feature a variety of special guests including David Beckham, Justin Bieber, BTS, James Corden, Cindy Crawford, Cara Delevingne, Lady Gaga, Elliott Gould, Kit Harington, Larry Hankin, Mindy Kaling, Thomas Lennon, Christina Pickles, Tom Selleck, James Michael Tyler, Maggie Wheeler, Reese Witherspoon and Malala Yousafzai.

David Schwimmer Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for FRIENDS: THE REUNION VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for FRIENDS: THE REUNION
by Stage Tube - May 19, 2021

Ben Winston directed the special and executive produced along with ‚ÄúFriends‚ÄĚ executive producers Kevin Bright, Marta Kauffman, and David Crane. The special hails from Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Warner Horizon, Fulwell 73 Productions and Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions.

VIDEO: Matt LeBlanc Reveals the FRIENDS Cast Reunion Special Has Already Been Filmed VideoVIDEO: Matt LeBlanc Reveals the FRIENDS Cast Reunion Special Has Already Been Filmed
by Stage Tube - Apr 5, 2020

It was recently announced that HBO Max's Friends cast reunion special was delayed due to the current health crisis. However, Matt LeBlanc revealed on The Kelly Clarkson Show that the special has already been filmed.

VIDEO: Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon Recreate Their Favorite FRIENDS Moments VideoVIDEO: Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon Recreate Their Favorite FRIENDS Moments
by Stage Tube - Oct 19, 2019

Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon recently chatted with Access Hollywood co-host Scott Evans! The stars looked back on their time on the hit sitcom, Friends, and reenacted one of Reese's favorite lines between their characters, sisters Rachel and Jill Green.

Waterwell & Broadway Advocacy Coalition Launch THE FLORES EXHIBITS VideoWaterwell & Broadway Advocacy Coalition Launch THE FLORES EXHIBITS
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 18, 2019

Waterwell and Broadway Advocacy Coalition announced the launch of a?oeThe Flores Exhibits,a?? a series of short videos that amplify the voices of children held in detention facilities at the U.S. / Mexico Border. The first group of videos, with more to be released soon, are now live at www.flores-exhibits.org and form the core of an integrated strategy to affect change in our immigration system through narrative-driven advocacy.

VIDEO: Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman Star in Steven Soderbergh's THE LAUNDROMAT VideoVIDEO: Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman Star in Steven Soderbergh's THE LAUNDROMAT
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2019

Netflix has released the trailer for Steven Soderbergh's THE LAUNDROMAT starring Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman, and Antonio Banderas.

VIDEO: Matt Bomer is Featured in New WILL & GRACE Season Two Promo VideoVIDEO: Matt Bomer is Featured in New WILL & GRACE Season Two Promo
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2018

Alec Baldwin, Matt Bomer, Jon Cryer, Chelsea Handler, David Schwimmer and more are coming to Will & Grace for Season 2! Don't miss the premiere, Thursday, October 4 at 9/8c, and catch up on all of Season 1 on NBC.com and the NBC App.

BWW TV: Lookingglass Stages World Premiere of PLANTATION VideoBWW TV: Lookingglass Stages World Premiere of PLANTATION
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 6, 2018

Lookingglass Theatre Company continues its 30th Anniversary season with the world premiere of Plantation! a new comedy by Ensemble Member Kevin Douglas, directed by Ensemble Member David Schwimmer. Plantation! runs February 21 - April 22, 2018 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

VIDEO: Take a Look at Some First Rehearsal Footage for Plantation! at Lookingglass Th VideoVIDEO: Take a Look at Some First Rehearsal Footage for Plantation! at Lookingglass Theatre
by Alan Henry - Feb 23, 2018

Lookingglass Theatre presents the World Premiere of PLANTATION!, a dark comedy written by ensemble member Kevin Douglas. Starring an all female cast, PLANTATION! examines an old family home and the secrets that it keeps. Directed by David Schwimmer, the production opened on February 21st and will run through April 22nd.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 08/30 - Iiiiiit's Paula Leggett Chase's Birthday!
by Stage Tube - Sep 2, 2016

Today is the birthday of Paula Leggett Chase, a woman who exemplifies the possibilities for an all-singing and all-dancing Broadway actress to take to the screen.

VIDEO: David Schwimmer, Rebel Wilson & James Corden Compete in Epic Rap Battle!
by Caryn Robbins - May 27, 2016

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, after host James Corden and David Schwimmer exchanged blows in a heated rap battle, Rebel Wilson showed up to end it all and drop the mic.


David Schwimmer Frequently Asked Questions

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