"It was really cool because when I found out that David was playing Robert Kardashian, I was personally excited because Robert was one of his biggest fans, and would watch Friends religiously." Reality TV matriarch Kris Jenner was thrilled to discover David Schwimmer would be portraying her late husband Robert in the upcoming American Crime Story: The People V. O.J. Simpson. Kardashian was Simpson's friend and lawyer during his high-profile 1994 murder case. Jenner will be portrayed by Selma Blair.