Rob Lowe

Born Mar 17, 1964

Robert Hepler "Rob" Lowe is an American film and television actor. He garnered fame after appearing in such films as The Outsiders, Oxford Blues, About Last Night... , St.  Elmo's Fire, Wayne's World, Tommy Boy and Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me. On television, he played Sam Seaborn on The West Wing and Senator Robert McCallister on Brothers & Sisters. He is currently appearing on Parks and Recreation as Chris Traeger.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Rob Lowe.


1964 Birth Born on March 17, 1964.


1983 19 Years Old 1 More Event
One of Lowe's earliest roles came in the 1983 TV film Thursday's Child, for which he received his first Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or Television Film.


1987 23 Years Old In August, 1987 he performed on stage, playing Baron Tusenbach in Chekov's The Three Sisters at The Williamstown Theatre Festival.
1988 24 Years Old In 1988, Lowe was involved in a sex scandal over a videotape of him having sex with a 16-year-old girl he met in a nightclub. … Read More
1991 27 Years Old Lowe married Sheryl Berkoff in July 1991. … Read More
1993 29 Years Old He recalled meeting Paul Newman there, and that the older actor encouraged him to work in the theater, in 1993 when filming a British TV production of the Tennessee Williams play Suddenly Last Summer with Maggie Smith and Natasha Richardson.


1999 35 Years Old Lowe is well known for playing Sam Seaborn in the television series The West Wing from 1999 to 2003 (and briefly in 2006). … Read More


…  In 2004, he tried again in a series entitled Dr. Vegas, but it also was quickly canceled. … Read More
2005 41 Years Old In 2005 Lowe starred in the miniseries Beach Girls on the Lifetime network, based on the Luanne Rice novel of the same name. … Read More
In that same year, Lowe filmed his role as a movie agent in the 2006 independent film Thank You for Smoking.
2007 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2007, ABC announced that Lowe would be staying on Brothers and Sisters as a "special guest star" for the rest of Season 1 after Lowe's initial appearance on the show in November 2006 brought the best ratings and demographic showing for the show since its premiere.
2008 44 Years Old …  On June 19, 2008, Santa Barbara, California, Superior Court Judge Denise de Bellefeuille dismissed two allegations regarding labor-code violations due to lack of legal basis.
2009 45 Years Old 1 More Event
He continued to appear in the series until the end of the 2009–2010 season. … Read More
In 2010, he appeared in the biography of the Brat Packers called: Brat Pack: Where Are They Now? … Read More
2011 47 Years Old In 2011, Lowe guest starred in a recurring role on Showtime's comedy Californication. … Read More


In 2014, Lowe starred in the satircal thriller Pocket Listing and is also expected to star in the pilot for the single-camera comedy The Pro as Ben Bertrahm, a former professional tennis player.
In November 2015, Lowe voiced Simba in the Disney movie and series The Lion Guard.
…  In June 2016, Lowe was considered to replace Kelly Ripa's co-host Michael Strahan in the ABC morning talk show Live! with Kelly and Michael after Strahan's departure in May. … Read More
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