Schwimmer in 2011
Schwimmer at the London premiere of Madagascar, 2005
Schwimmer in 2007 at the premiere for Run Fatboy Run, a movie that he directed

Ross Geller, portrayed by David Schwimmer, is one of the six main characters of the NBC sitcom Friends.

- Ross Geller

He gained worldwide recognition for portraying 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.

- David Schwimmer
Schwimmer in 2011

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Friends

American television sitcom created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired on NBC from September 22, 1994, to May 6, 2004, lasting ten seasons.

American television sitcom created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired on NBC from September 22, 1994, to May 6, 2004, lasting ten seasons.

Friends in first season. Front: Cox, Aniston. Back: LeBlanc, Kudrow, Schwimmer, Perry.
The producers wanted Courteney Cox (pictured) to portray Rachel, and Jennifer Aniston as Monica; However, Cox and Aniston disagreed, so Cox was cast as Monica and Aniston as Rachel
The Greenwich Village building, 90 Bedford Street, used as the friends' apartment block in establishing shots
The cast became very emotional while filming the final episode. Jennifer Aniston explained, "We're like very delicate china right now, and we're speeding toward a brick wall."
Set of Central Perk at Warner Bros. Studios
After filming on the finale concluded, Stage 24 at Warner Bros Studios, where Friends had been filmed since Season 2, was renamed "The Friends Stage".
LeBlanc hoped that by having his own show, Joey, "probably the least evolved character" on Friends, would become more developed.
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With an ensemble cast starring Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer, the show revolves around six friends in their 20s and 30s who live in Manhattan, New York City.

Rachel becomes a waitress at West Village coffee house Central Perk after she moves into Monica's apartment above Central Perk and joins Monica's group of single friends in their mid-20s: previous roommate Phoebe Buffay, an eccentric masseuse and musician; neighbor Joey Tribbiani, a dim-witted yet loyal struggling actor and womanizer; Joey's roommate Chandler Bing, a sarcastic, self-deprecating data processor; and Monica's older brother and Chandler's college roommate Ross Geller, a sweet-natured but insecure paleontologist.

Aniston at the premiere of He's Just Not That Into You in 2009

Jennifer Aniston

American actress and producer.

American actress and producer.

Aniston at the premiere of He's Just Not That Into You in 2009
Aniston at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival
Aniston in 2012
Aniston at the London premiere of Horrible Bosses in 2011
Aniston's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Aniston and Kristin Hahn during a tour of the Inova Breast Care Center in Alexandria, Virginia, in October 2011. They co-produced the breast-cancer-related film Five.
Aniston and writer-director Andrés Useche after filming their ocean wildlife preservation project

Her character's relationship with Ross Geller, portrayed by David Schwimmer, was widely popular among audiences; they were frequently voted television's favorite couple in polls and magazines.