"As an actor, the way I was trained, my job was to observe life and to observe other people, so I used to walk around with my head up, really engaged and watching people," he said.
Her first big break, however, was being cast by Brian De Palma in the infamous Bruce Springsteen video "Dancing in The Dark." Soon after, she joined the cast of the highly successful sitcom, "Family Ties" in which she played Michael J. In 1994, Cox's luck was at a high when she was cast in both Jim Carrey's hit, "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" and as Monica Geller on the comedy hit "Friends." Cox starred for ten years alongside Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer and Matt La Blanc.
Since "Friends" completed its run in 2004, David has continued to act on both the British and American stages and even directed his first feature film, "Run Fatboy Run" in 2007.
He was born David Lawrence Schwimmer on November 2, 1966 in Flushing, Queens, New York.
He was born in Flushing, Queens, New York, and his family moved to Los Angeles when he was 2.
He began his acting career performing in school plays at Beverly Hills High School.
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After a number of smaller roles, David Schwimmer was cast as one of the leads in the sitcom "Friends", a show that was widely successful worldwide.
"So I was trying to figure out: How do I be an actor in this new world, in this new situation? That was tricky." Zoe Buckman, from left, Cleo Buckman Schwimmer and David Schwimmer arrive at the 12th Annual John Varvatos Stuart House Benefit at John Varvatos Boutique on Sunday, April 26, 2015, in West Hollywood, Calif.
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In 1988, he graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in theater and speech.
After graduation, Schwimmer co-founded the Lookingglass Theatre Company.