Well, let's first answer the question on everyone's minds: Why does it feel like Hollywood won't cast David Schwimmer anymore?Schwimmer became an overnight sensation in 1994, but quickly learned that fame wasn't all it was cracked up to be. The role made him a household name and cemented his place in TV history.
Did his bold activism hinder his opportunities among powerful industry leaders, causing potential roles to disappear? in 2016, explaining that the "paradox" of his fame was finding himself typecast despite the financial stability that gave him options. Maybe if I did I'd be a much bigger film actor or star." Perhaps he finally took his own advice, because he did experience something of a career renaissance thanks to …
, fans were sad to see a favorite pro missing from the cast, Lacey Schwimmer.
It remains to be seen if that success will help him transition into more mature, life-action projects.
), even going as far as to say "the performance he gives…is so similar to what he does on the sitcom that it barely seems worth the bother." Despite the depressing feedback, Schwimmer continued pursuing stage work, making his Broadway debut in David Schwimmer nearly had his nice-guy reputation ruined when former charity fundraiser Aaron Tonken alleged that the actor demanded two Rolex watches in exchange for appearing at a charity event.
Schwimmer met artist Zoe Buckman in 2007 while directing in London.
Three years later, the actor-director's rep announced their engagement, and they wed in a secret ceremony in June 2010.
"It is with great love, respect and friendship that we have decided to take some time apart while we determine the future of our relationship," the former couple said in a joint statement to .
"Our priority is, of course, our daughter's happiness and well-being 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." David Schwimmer has served on the board of directors for the Rape Treatment Center in Santa Monica, Calif. The center helps victims of date rape and child rape.
"I feel vindicated by the judgment," Schwimmer said at the time.