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Being generous or doing things for others actually makes me feel good so I don't do it because I hope karma will come round and get me and I'll benefit from it.

Being generous or doing things for others actually makes me feel good so I don't do it because I hope karma will come round and get me and I'll benefit from it.

I like to challenge myself. I like to learn - so I like to try new things and try to keep growing. ---->>>

I spend half my time just living my life, and the other half analyzing it. ---->>>

You're only as good as the sum of your parts, and one person can't be a team. ---->>>

I'm fiercely loyal to my friends, and I really cherish my friendships. ---->>>

I find America falling in love with a TV show flattering and interesting, but at the same time a little sad.

I find America falling in love with a TV show flattering and interesting, but at the same time a little sad.

I've always been pretty energetic. ---->>>

If there's something I want, I go for it. I just think about how I'm going to go for it. ---->>>

London is completely unpredictable when it comes to weather. You'll start a scene, and it's a beautiful morning. You get there at 6 in the morning, set up, you start the scene, start shooting. Three hours later, it is pitch black and rainy. ---->>>

My advice would be to write what is most personal and specific to your experience or your life. And your voice will emerge and because of its specificity, it will be universal. ---->>>

I've made a good amount of money. I'm very happy that I can now support my theatre company and support friends and family, and I'm ready to maybe go back to school and change careers. ---->>>

It's a job - someone's gotta kiss Jennifer Aniston. The reality is, Jennifer and I can do our job well because we truly are friends. But when the day's over, she goes home to her boyfriend and I go home to a magazine. ---->>>

My parents from a very young age raised my sister and I under a pressure to achieve. They're both attorneys. So good marks, getting through university, there was a huge emphasis and pressure to do well and keep going. ---->>>

When I was six years old, my parents took me to this farmers' market with a petting zoo. They put me on a pony and, for some reason, it took off at a run and they had to chase it down. They tell me it was kind of traumatic. ---->>>

I had a mustache when I was 13. ---->>>

Can I tell you how strange it is to look in your rearview mirror and see guys in cars tailing you? ---->>>

It's really important to me not to be known as Ross when I'm 60. ---->>>

'Friends', even though it was the longest single job I've had, still to me at the end of the day, when it was over it was a job. ---->>>

If someone doesn't believe enough in your product to put money in to it, then you should rethink how good the product is. ---->>>

Knowing yourself and expressing it is hip. I think knowing yourself is the real journey, for me anyway. ---->>>

To be perfectly honest, I feel I have a duty to use my celebrity status in a positive way.

To be perfectly honest, I feel I have a duty to use my celebrity status in a positive way.

When you're playing the same character for a decade it's natural that there are moments when you want to try something new. ---->>>

I've commissioned an adaptation of 'The Jungle', by Upton Sinclair, a story of a young immigrant from Lithuania to the meat-packing industry of Chicago in 1904, and the rise of the unions in America. ---->>>

I love directing. It's something I started doing in theatre when I was in university in Chicago and I started a theatre company right out of college and was directing for many years. ---->>>

I think the other honest attraction was that I just grew up loving watching TV and loving watching film, and there's so many directors and actors that I dreamed of working with, I just really wanted to take a crack at it and see if I could ever work with some of those. ---->>>

Sometimes I've felt that the industry has typecast me as a certain kind of character. But then I think all it really takes is one role, the right role, to shake that up and change that perception. ---->>>

I'm very goal oriented. ---->>>

I love dogs. ---->>>

I like to grow as an actor, and you can do that by playing parts that are unfamiliar to you and uncomfortable. ---->>>

I think I'm a very very nice director. Very supportive, very nurturing. I definitely try to challenge my actors but I think I'm very supportive. ---->>>

I was a geek in high school. ---->>>

I'm always looking for a good role. ---->>>

With the success of the last three or so years, when a lot of people start treating you differently, there's a danger that you may start to think of yourself differently. You rely on your friends to say, 'Hey, wake up!' ---->>>

A lot of a movie is locations, frankly.

A lot of a movie is locations, frankly.

And the thing is, every time you start a new show or do a new series, you're committing to another six years. ---->>>

And, again, I'm the first one to say that I'm not going be successful at everything. ---->>>

I can't go anywhere without being recognized. I'm. ---->>>

I don't think I responded very well to the sudden celebrity, the sudden fame, and the loss of privacy. ---->>>

Older actors can still play young, but it's harder for young actors to be able to play that age range. ---->>>

The biggest effect celebrity had on me was that I stopped being open and receptive and started to walk around with my head down. ---->>>

You know, I grew up watching all kinds of films. So, as an adult, I wanted to be involved in all kinds of plays and television and film. ---->>>

As an actor, the training I received was that I walk through the world as an observer of life and of people. My job is to actually be looking out all the time and watching people. ---->>>

Directing is something I always wanted to do. I started when I was 13 directing scenes in high school and then plays in college with my theatre company. ---->>>

I came from a family where I felt great pressure to be financially successful, and I felt that staying in Chicago and doing theater, I was, in all likelihood, not going to find financial success. ---->>>

I really believe that, as an actor, you should be constantly studying other people, and celebrity had the absolute opposite effect on me. It made me want to hide - to run away and hide. ---->>>

I started in theater. I did theater professionally for seven years with my company before I started doing 'Friends.' I was waiting tables and doing theater. ---->>>

If I were given a choice between two films and one was dark and explored depraved, troubled or sick aspects of our culture, I would always opt for that over the next romantic comedy. ---->>>

The reality is, Jennifer and I can do our job well because we truly are friends. But when the day's over, she goes home to her boyfriend and I go home to a magazine. ---->>>

There are certain pressures and things that change your life to a degree that, in the cost benefit analysis that constantly goes on, sometimes makes you think, 'Maybe I should just leave.' ---->>>

There's nothing like a play. It's so immediate and every performance is different. As an actor, you have the most control over what the audience is seeing. ---->>>

Biography

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Born: 11-12, 1966
Birthplace: Flushing, Queens, New York, U.S.
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Occupation: Actor
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David Lawrence Schwimmer (born November 2, 1966) is an American actor, director, and producer. 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. In 1988, he graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in theater and speech (wikipedia)