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Nostalgia Alert: 18 Years Ago, Ross and Rachel First Kissed on Friends

18 Years Ago, Ross and Rachel First Kissed on Friends

Originally posted 11/09/2013 03:00PM

This weekend marks the anniversary of a very special episode of Friends, aptly titled "The One Where Ross Finds Out," which first aired on Nov. 9, 1995.

A little background: When the second season began, Rachel (Jennifer Aniston) showed up at the airport to tell Ross (David Schwimmer) his romantic feelings were requited, but soon discovered he was dating fellow paleontologist Julie.

By this episode, Rachel resolves to move on and lets Monica fix her up. The world's worst date ensues, during which Rachel chugs wine and obsesses over Ross and Julie. An intoxicated Rachel then proceeds to aggressively borrow another diner's giant cellphone (reminder: this was 1995) and leave a humiliating message on Ross's answering machine, proclaiming she's "over him."

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Jessica Chastain & Shailene Woodley Dance the Night Away in Cannes | Diane Kruger, Jessica Chastain, Ludivine Sagnier, Naomi Watts, Shailene Woodley

Cannes International Film Festival 2012

Cannes Film Festival Honors Women in Film

Originally posted 05/18/2012 11:40AM

Actresses from both sides of the pond were honored at an event paying tribute to Women in Film Thursday, as part of the Cannes Film Festival.

Naomi Watts, Jessica Chastain, Diane Kruger, Shailene Woodley and French actress Ludivine Sagnier were the special guests at the event, held at the private mansion Villa St. George and sponsored by Calvin Klein. Chastain and Woodley danced the night away around a candlelit pool, still on their feet past midnight, according to the Associated Press.

Celebrities including David Schwimmer and Chris Rock also attended the event.

Alec Baldwin, in town with fianceé Hilaria Thomas, was also a major presence at the party, a source tells PEOPLE. The actor, who's show 30 Rock will wrap next season, joked to a party guest, "I'm going to be out of work soon, so I'm making all the friends I can."
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Ben Stiller, David Schwimmer Get Photo-Bombed in Cannes | Ben Stiller, David Schwimmer

Cannes International Film Festival 2012

Ben Stiller, David Schwimmer Get Photo-Bombed in Cannes

Originally posted 05/17/2012 02:15PM

It was a reunion of old (and news) pals when Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett, Chris Rock and David Schwimmer gathered for the photo call for Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes.

"Schwim," Rock (who plays Marty the zebra) yelled when arriving at the same time as his Melman the giraffe costar. But it was Stiller who unknowingly doubled up on "Schwim" as his Alex the lion character photo-bombed the two as they made their way down the Croisette.

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David Schwimmer Welcomes Baby Girl

David Schwimmer Welcomes Baby Girl

Originally posted 05/23/2011 12:35PM

It's a girl for David Schwimmer!

The actor-director's wife, photographer Zoe Buckman, delivered their daughter Cleo Buckman Schwimmer on Sunday, May 8 in New York, his rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.

Schwimmer, 44, wed the London-born Buckman, 25, last June after dating since 2007.

Speaking to PEOPLE in 2006 about his desire to start a family, the former Friends star said he was eager to be a dad – in due time.

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Baby on the Way for David Schwimmer! | David Schwimmer

Baby on the Way for David Schwimmer!

Originally posted 12/22/2010 03:35PM

David Schwimmer has big news: he's going to be a dad!

The actor and wife Zoe Buckman, who wed in June in a private ceremony, will be first-time parents, his rep confirms to PEOPLE, who adds that the two "couldn't be more thrilled."

Buckman, a photographer, and Schwimmer, 44, met in London in 2007, and announced their engagement in March 2010.

Speaking to PEOPLE in 2006 about his desire to start a family, the former Friends star said he was eager to be a dad – in due time.

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Filed Under: Babies, David Schwimmer
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David Schwimmer Is Engaged! | David Schwimmer

UpdatePosted 03/14/2010 11:00PM

David Schwimmer Is Engaged!

Originally posted 03/14/2010 01:45PM

David Schwimmer and Zoe Buckman are more than just Friends: The couple have announced they'll soon be husband and wife.

Schwimmer, 43, and Buckman, 24, are engaged, his rep confirmed to Entertainment Weekly Sunday.

The actor, who shot to fame playing Dr. Ross Gellar on Friends, reportedly met Buckman, a photographer, while he was in London directing the 2007 flick Run Fatboy Run.

This will be the first marriage for both Schwimmer and Buckman.

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David Schwimmer to Debut on Broadway | David Schwimmer

David Schwimmer to Debut on Broadway

Originally posted 04/16/2006 07:00AM

It's been two years since Central Perk served its last latte, which means that right about now, Ross and Rachel, toddler Emma in tow, would probably be joining Chandler and Monica in the 'burbs. But David Schwimmer – who played Ross Geller on Friends – is back in New York City, making his Broadway debut May 7 in the WWII military drama The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial.

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Fans Flock to Desperate Housewives Finale | Desperate Housewives

Fans Flock to Desperate Housewives Finale

Originally posted 05/24/2005 08:00AM

RATED: Sunday's season finale of ABC's Desperate Housewives attracted a record 30.3 million viewers, according to preliminary Nielsen ratings. The new high beats the numbers for the Nov. 28 episode (about Mrs. Huber's death) by some 3 million. Even so, shows that did even better during this Sweeps period also included season finale for CBS's CSI (30.7 million) and the series finale of Everybody Loves Raymond (32.9 million). As for Desperate Housewives, the hopes are high for season two this fall. Joining the cast as a regular, Variety reports, will be Roger Bart, who this past season occasionally cropped up as pharmacist George Williams, who developed a crush on Bree (Marcia Cross) … and fatally tampered with her husband Rex's pills.

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Jamie Foxx Scores Top TiVo Oscar Moment

Jamie Foxx Scores Top TiVo Oscar Moment

Originally posted 03/02/2005 08:40AM

COUNTED: Jamie Foxx's passionate recollection of his late grandmother during his Best Actor acceptance speech for Ray was the Oscar moment most replayed by TiVo digital video recorder customers, the company announced, basing its sample on 10,000 anonymous TiVo households. The second most-popular TiVo moment was Clint Eastwood's Best Picture win for Million Dollar Baby. Cate Blanchett and Kate Winslet proved the big TiVo stars of ABC's pre-Oscar show. Blanchett's arrival in a yellow Valentino gown was the most replayed red-carpet moment, followed by Winslet's entrance in a blue Badgley Mischka dress.

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Judge to Tom Sizemore: Kick Drugs or Die | Tom Sizemore

Judge to Tom Sizemore: Kick Drugs or Die

Originally posted 02/25/2005 08:00AM

CAUTIONED: A California judge gave Tom Sizemore a break Thursday when he let the 43-year-old actor remain free pending his sentencing next month for a probation violation, the Associated Press reports. Sizemore faces up to four and a half years in jail resulting from an altercation with his former girlfriend, onetime Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss. The judge let Sizemore stay out of jail, despite the fact that the troubled actor has failed seven drug tests, twice admitted methamphetamine use, and failed to show up for drug testing all within the past month. But the jurist had some harsh words for the actor: "There are two ways for you to go," Judge Antonio Barretto Jr. told Sizemore. "One is to recover. The other is to die."

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