He made his Broadway debut in The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial in 2006.  "Schwimmer ... turns in a poignant, richly textured and demonstrably heartfelt performance as George Gibbs. Three months later, they solemnized the union in a secret wedding.  The following year, he was part of an ensemble cast that included Kate Beckinsale, Matt Dillon, Alan Alda, Angela Bassett, and Noah Wyle in the thriller Nothing But the Truth (2008). We will continue to update details on David Schwimmer’s family. Children Buckman and Schwimmer have one child, a daughter Cleo Buckman Schwimmer who was born in May 2011. At the time, Zoe shared three photos of her daughter; two post-cut looks and one showing Cleo flashing a big smile as her mum took an electric shaver to her head.  The movie received generally favorable reviews. 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Married Life: Zoe Buckman Husband & Children Zoe Buckman was married to David Schwimmer. The former couple raises the child and often spends family time together. It was originally set to be filmed in March, and was later pushed to May. Check back often as we will continue to update this page with new relationship details. , In October 2008, Schwimmer made his Off-Broadway directorial debut in Fault Lines at the Cherry Lane Theatre in New York.  For this performance, he earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 1995.. Zoe Buckman has shared a striking new photo of daughter Cleo, "The world is saying '[burn] it down and rebuild' and the babies are listening," Zoe wrote. He is active within the film industry from the past 1989 until the present context. Children: Cleo Schwimmer George Schwimmer: David Lawrence Schwimmer (born November 2, 1966) is an American actor. "Our priority is, of course, our daughter's happiness and wellbeing during this challenging time, and so we ask for your support and respect for our privacy as we continue to raise her together and navigate this new chapter for our family," the statement continued. David Schwimmer father’s name is Arthur Schwimmer and mother Arlene Coleman-Schwimmer. David Schwimmer with Zoe Buckman and Cleo (Image: Instagram/Zoebuckman) Zoe and David were married for seven years from 2010 to 2017.  The following year, he returned to voice Melman the Giraffe in Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted.. " Later that year he portrayed Yitzhak Zuckerman in the war drama Uprising, based on the true events of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in 1943. " The film was critically and financially unsuccessful. But now David Schwimmer - aka Ross Geller from that very show - is set to deploy his mellow tones with the sole intention of sending you off to the land of nod. Became a 1st time father at age 44 when his wife Zoe Buckman gave birth to their daughter Cleo Buckman Schwimmer on May 8, 2011. His performance in ‘Friends’ earned him a ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ nomination. The series was developed by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski and was based on the book The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson, by Jeffrey Toobin.  When asked why he decided to direct the film, Schwimmer said: "As a director, I was struck by the challenge that I thought the script presented, which was that it was kind of three films in one.  Gimlet Media's podcast Homecoming began airing on November 16, 2016. David Schwimmer sat down with Good Morning Britain today to discuss why he believes child sex abuse is so severely underestimated in the UK. The couple welcomed their daughter, Cleo Buckman Schwimmer on 8th May 2011.  In 1979, Schwimmer went to a Shakespeare workshop given by English actor Ian McKellen in Los Angeles. In April 2017, Schwimmer helped adapt the films of Sigal Avin for a US audience. On 2-11-1966 David Schwimmer was born in Flushing, Queens, New York. , Schwimmer starred on the London stage in May 2005, with Catherine Tate, Lesley Manville, Sara Powell, and Saffron Burrows, in Neil LaBute's Some Girl(s) at the Gielgud Theatre. David Schwimmer is an American actor, best known for his portrayal of ‘Ross Geller’ in the famous American sitcom ‘Friends.’ Born and raised in New York, David moved to Los Angeles for better career prospects, after graduating from the prestigious ‘Northwestern University’ in the late 1980s. As a TV sports reporter in Kissing a Fool, he oozes the command and self-satisfaction of a young, successful man. David Schwimmer started dating British artist Zoé Buckman in 2007 and later got engaged in March 2010. 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David Schwimmer and ex Zoe Buckman reunited to join the George Floyd protests (Picture: Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage) David Schwimmer has joined the protests in the US with his ex Zoe Buckman. He was cast as the fairy godmother in the Jewish versio… She … Actor David Schwimmer, popular for playing the iconic role of Ross Geller in TV sitcom F.R.I.E.N.D.S. , After Friends, Schwimmer starred in the 2005 independent drama Duane Hopwood, as the title character, who is an alcoholic whose life is spiraling downward rapidly after a divorce and is looking to turn his life around. She gained recognition for her starring role as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends (1994–2004), for which she received seven Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, of which she won one. [...] Schwimmer remains bland, competent, and boyish—though not fatally boyish in the manner that appears to have turned these women on. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was complimentary of Schwimmer, calling him "terrific". Please set the record straight.  He has an older sister named Ellie (born 1965). They went on to welcome Cleo in May 2011, before deciding to separate in 2017. Image: David Schwimmer with his former wife, Zoe Buckman. Schwimmer was raised along with his elder sister, Ellie. In 2010 Buckman married David Schwimmer. "I see how kids today challenge norms and standards in a way that we didn't, and that, amongst other things, gives me hope! Encouraged by his school drama teacher to further his acting, he flew to Chicago for a summer acting program at Northwestern University. Inside Friends star David Schwimmer's New York home, where he lives with daughter Cleo David Schwimmer's daughter Cleo, nine, shaves head as mum Zoe Buckman pays powerful tribute to her The series was canceled because of poor reviews and low ratings.  In February 2009, he returned to theater in a Chicago production of Thornton Wilder's three-act play Our Town as George Gibbs at the Lookingglass Theatre. 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