David Schwimmer is a real-life American actor most well known for his role in the 90s American sitcom Friends. He was mentioned in four episodes of iCarly.Firstly, in iWant My Website Back,iMeet Fred, in the video that Fred and the iCarly gang make at the end, Fred randomly screams: "What's wrong with David Schwimmer?". In iBelieve in Bigfoot, Freddie mentions David Schwimmer is being featured on Celebrities Underwater, and states that he's not moving, meaning that he may have drowned. Freddie then exclaims: "Well, there's not going to be a Friends reunion." Lastly, during the webcast in iToe Fat Cakes, Sam wins a DVD of a movie directed by David Schwimmer as part of her reward for going 10 days without getting into trouble.
Born in New York and raised in Los Angeles, Schwimmer was encouraged by a high school instructor to attend a summer program in acting at Northwestern University. Inspired by that experience, he returned to Northwestern where he received a bachelor's degree in speech/theater. In 1988, along with seven other Northwestern graduates, he co-founded Chicago's Lookingglass Theatre Company.