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David Schwimmer

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 and directed many productions including The Master and Margarita, West, Eye of the Beholder, The Odyssey, The Idiot, and his adaptations of Studs Terkel's book Race and Upton Sinclair's The Jungle. He starred in the premieres of Roger Kumble's D Girl and Turnaround, Warren Leight's Glimmer Brothers in Williamstown, 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, Duane Hopwood, Big Nothing, Band of Brothers, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Six Days Seven Nights, Apt Pupil, Kissing a Fool, The Pallbearer, and the hit comedy series Friends, for which he received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor. His film directing debut was the UK hit comedy Run, Fat Boy, Run starring Simon Pegg, Thandie Newton and Hank Azaria.

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David Schwimmer Facts

OccupationActor, Director
BirthdayNovember 12, 1966 (57)
BirthplaceAstoria, Queens, New York, USA
Height6' 2" (1m88)  How tall is David Schwimmer compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
Friends: The Complete Series
DreamWorks Madly Madagascar Digital Deluxe Edition
Men Plan, God Laughs
Six Days, Seven Nights
Picking Up The Pieces
Band of Brothers
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