David Schwimmer, Former ‘Friends’ Star Engaged to Zoe Buckman

By Andy Thomas
Andy Thomas
Andy Thomas
March 15, 2010 Updated: October 1, 2015

Zoe Buckman and David Schwimmer attend the launch of 'Matthew Williamson for H&M' Spring 2009 collection at The Majesty on April 28, 2009 in New York City.  (Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
Zoe Buckman and David Schwimmer attend the launch of 'Matthew Williamson for H&M' Spring 2009 collection at The Majesty on April 28, 2009 in New York City. (Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Former “Friends” actor David Schwimmer is engaged to be married to longtime British girlfriend Zoe Buckman, magazine Entertainment Weekly reported.

A representative for David Schwimmer confirmed the engagement on Sunday night.

Schwimmer, 43, met Buckman, 24, during the filming of his directorial debut film “Run Fatboy Run” in 2007 when she was working as a waitress at the London Cuckoo Club.

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

Schwimmer's current project has been as director for his first theatrical performance “Trust” at the Looking Glass Theatre in Chicago. He rose to fame in the late-1990s when he starred as Ross Geller in the U.S. sit-com Friends. The hit series ran for several years till its series finale in 2004.

Andy Thomas
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