Schwimmer later gained worldwide recognition for playing Ross Geller in the sitcom Friends, for which he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 1995.
His first leading film role was in The Pallbearer (1996), followed by roles in Kissing a Fool (1998), Six Days, Seven Nights (1998), Apt Pupil, and Picking Up the Pieces (2000).
For much of the late 1980s, he lived in Los Angeles as a struggling, unemployed actor.
He starred in the television movie A Deadly Silence in 1989 and appeared in a number of television roles, including on L. Law, The Wonder Years, NYPD Blue, and Monty, in the early 1990s.
The pair were reportedly introduced by Sir Richard Branson's son Sam, and it was said that they enjoyed a close friendship and were in constant contact. But, Natalie claimed Gwyneth Paltrow's ex-husband is also just a "mate" who she "hasn't seen in ages."The songwriter also discussed turning 40 and starting a family in an interview with Red magazine."I wanted people to know I am really proud to be 40," Natalie told the publication.Titled 'Male' the album mixes classic and contemporary songs originally recorded by men.The full interview appears in the July issue of Red, on sale 28th May and for more exclusive content, please go to uk.She also confirmed that the six actors - Courteney, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Matt Le Blanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer - had never all been in the same place since their show's finale in 2004.She may no longer be the young Monica - sorry, Courteney - that we know and love, but Ms Cox is still looking fierce!