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David Schwimmer

1966 - Today

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David Schwimmer (born March 2, 1966) is an American actor and director. Schwimmer gained worldwide recognition for playing Ross Geller in the sitcom Friends, for which he received a Screen Actors Guild award and a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 1995. While still acting in Friends, his first leading film role was in The Pallbearer (1996), followed by roles in Kissing a Fool, Six Days, Seven Nights, Apt Pupil (all 1998), and Picking Up the Pieces (2000). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Schwimmer has received more than 14,870,519 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). David Schwimmer is the 798th most popular actor (up from 881st in 2019), the 1,499th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,706th in 2019) and the 398th most popular American Actor.

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  • 15M

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  • 68.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, David Schwimmer ranks 798 out of 10,030Before him are Jack Black, Yvette Guilbert, Claudia Mori, Christian Clavier, Steve Carell, and Michael Madsen. After him are Jack Elam, Gene Tierney, Bruno Cremer, Tony Burton, Stefania Sandrelli, and Erika Mann.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1966, David Schwimmer ranks 21Before him are Roman Abramovich, René Higuita, David Cameron, Kiefer Sutherland, Robin Wright, and Patrick Dempsey. After him are Zoran Milanović, Cindy Crawford, Mikhail Mishustin, Stefan Edberg, Julen Lopetegui, and Alessandro Costacurta.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Schwimmer ranks 1,499 out of 15,968Before him are Stanley Kramer (1913), Meat Loaf (1947), Iris Apfel (1921), Steve Carell (1962), Julius Erving (1950), and Michael Madsen (1957). After him are Jack Elam (1920), John F. Kennedy Jr. (1960), Gene Tierney (1920), Hamilton O. Smith (1931), Tony Burton (1937), and George Wald (1906).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, David Schwimmer ranks 398Before him are Bob Fosse (1927), Wade Williams (1961), Shirley Knight (1936), Jack Black (1969), Steve Carell (1962), and Michael Madsen (1957). After him are Jack Elam (1920), Gene Tierney (1920), Tony Burton (1937), Adrien Brody (1973), Lily Tomlin (1939), and Barbara Eden (1931).

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