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In Kissing a Fool, a romantic comedy, Schwimmer played Max, a dapper, smart-mouthed ladies' man.
Mick La Salle of the San Francisco Chronicle wrote, "Fans of the sitcom Friends may be surprised by David Schwimmer in Kissing a Fool.
Encouraged by his school drama teacher to further his acting, he flew to Chicago for a summer acting program at Northwestern University.
He noted that the experience was both "enlightening and exhilarating". Ross Geller in NBC's situation comedy Friends, a series that revolved around a group of friends who live near each other in Manhattan.
Schwimmer 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.
"I was scared of the part", Schwimmer said, "but I wanted to be part of the movie".Schwimmer 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.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).In the film, Schwimmer plays a man asked to deliver the eulogy for a high school friend he cannot remember, and begins an affair with the friend's mother.
Critics dismissed The Pallbearer as a poor imitation of the 1967 film The Graduate.
He was offered a role to star alongside Tommy Lee Jones in the 1997 science-fiction comedy Men in Black after Chris O'Donnell turned down the role, but turned it down because of a prior commitment to direct his first film with his theatre company friends starring before the role was given to Will Smith.