'Friends' star David Schwimmer to guest star in 'Will & Grace'

Schwimmer, who found fame as Ross in "Friends", has been given a recurring guest role in Peacock network's revived comedy "Will & Grace".

Published: 09th August 2018 05:19 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th August 2018 05:19 PM   |  A+A-

Apart from playing the character of Dr. Ross Geller in the series, David Schwimmer also directed 10 of the show's episodes.(Photo | AP)

By IANS

LOS ANGELES: Former "Friends" star David Schwimmer will appear in season two of "Will & Grace".

The actor, who found fame as Ross in "Friends", has been given a recurring guest role in Peacock network's revived comedy "Will & Grace".

NBC announced on Wednesday that Schwimmer, 51, will play the new love interest of Debra Messing's character Grace, reports dailymail.co.uk.

It will be the actor's first appearance on network prime-time TV since "Friends" went off the air in 2004.

He has starred on other shows like "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson" and "Feed the Beast".

Schwimmer is the latest to join "Will & Grace" that returned to the small screen in 2017.

Alec Baldwin and Mary McCormack will be returning for its second season and Chelsea Handler has started filming a guest role.

The comedy went off the air in 2006 after eight seasons and returned in the fall of 2017 with all four original cast members - Messing, Eric McCormack, Megan Mulally and Sean Hayes.

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