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Rob Lowe

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Rob Lowe

American film and television actor add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1964.

Countries: United States (70%), United Kingdom (15%), (5%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Killing Kennedy (film), Patrick Swayze, Emilio Estevez

Linked to: Duke University, Oakwood Junior High School, Santa Monica High School, Vanity Fair

 

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Rob Lowe was born in 1964 add something


1978

Lowe, a little-known actor at the time, and "Little House on the Prairie" actress Melissa Gilbert briefly met at age 14 in 1978 in the halls of the CBS Television Studios add something


1981

In 1981, when both were 17, she spotted Lowe stopped at the red light next to her car and the two began dating add something


1983

His first big screen debut, and consequently his breakthrough, came in 1983, when he and Emilio Estevez were cast in Francis Ford Coppola's "The Outsiders" add something

 

They met each other in 1983 on a blind date, and again in 1989 when Lowe was filming "Bad Influence" add something

 

Ralph Macchio - In 1983, he appeared as Johnny Cade in "The Outsiders" alongside many young actors who had yet to become major stars, such as C. Thomas Howell, Tom Cruise, Emilio Estevez, Patrick Swayze, Rob Lowe, and Matt Dillon


1984

Julian Firth - In 1984, he was cast alongside Rob Lowe in Oxford Blues as Lowe's Oriel College room-mate and confidant, providing inside information


1986

Lowe broke up with Gilbert in 1986 when he began dating Princess St├ęphanie of Monaco, but when the relationship with the princess ended, Gilbert and Lowe reunited add something

 

Rosanna DeSoto - In 1986, she appeared opposite Rob Lowe and Demi Moore in "About Last Night", playing Mrs. Lyons

 

Steve Thomas (ice hockey) - Thomas appeared in the 1986 hockey-themed movie Youngblood alongside Rob Lowe and Keanu Reeves and, in one scene, is memorably towel-whipped by Patrick Swayze


1987

The two quickly got engaged and were to be married in the summer of 1987 add something

 

Natasha Richardson - She starred with Judi Dench, Michael Gambon and Kenneth Branagh in a 1987 & BBC adaptation of the Henrik Ibsen play "Ghosts"; with Maggie Smith and Rob Lowe in a 1993 BBC adaptation of "Suddenly, Last Summer" by Tennessee Williams; portrayed Zelda Fitzgerald in the 1993 television movie "Zelda"; and starred in "Haven" on CBS and "The Mastersons of Manhattan" on NBC.


1988

In 1988 Lowe was involved in a sex scandal over a videotape of him having sex with two women, one of whom was 16 and the other 22 add something

 

Bob Swaim - There he developed several projects for MGM and directed "Masquerade" for the studio in 1988, starring Rob Lowe and Meg Tilly

 

Melissa Gilbert - The couple married on February 22, 1988, only seven weeks after she ended her relationship with Rob Lowe


1990

During his promotional tour for "Stories I Only Tell My Friends", Lowe told Australian radio show "The Kyle & Jackie O Show" that during his five-day press visit to Australia in 1990, he was so badly affected by the overuse of pain-killers that the only two things he remembers from the trip was being at the "Sydney Zoo" and getting a tattoo add something

 

Rosalyn Landor - She appeared as Britt in the 1990 film "Bad Influence" opposite Rob Lowe and James Spader


1991

Lowe married makeup artist Sheryl Berkoff in July 1991 add something


1994

The Stand - The miniseries was broadcast in 1994, directed by Mick Garris, and starring such actors as Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Rob Lowe, Miguel_Ferrer, Laura San Giacomo, Jamey Sheridan, Ossie Davis, Bill Fagerbakke and Shawnee Smith, with notable cameos including Ed Harris, Kathy Bates, and Sam Raimi


1996

Richard Paul Evans - His 1996 book "Timepiece" was made into a television movie featuring James Earl Jones and Ellen Burstyn, as were 1998's "The Locket", which starred Vanessa Redgrave, and 2003's "A Perfect Day", which starred Rob Lowe and Christopher Lloyd


1999

Lowe is known for playing Sam Seaborn in the television series "The West Wing" from 1999 to 2003 add something


2000

Lowe was the first male spokesperson for the 2000 Lee National Denim Day fundraiser, which raises millions of dollars for breast cancer research and education add something


2003

His grandmother and great-grandmother both suffered from breast cancer, and his mother died of the disease in late 2003 add something

 

John Barrowman - He returned to the role of Billy Crocker in Trevor Nunn's 2003 West End revival of "Anything Goes", and appeared in West End non-musical dramas, such as his role as Wyndham Brandon in "Rope" at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester in 1993, and he starred as Lieutenant Jack Ross opposite Rob Lowe in the 2005 production of "A Few Good Men"


2004

In 2004 Lowe starred in the TNT remake of the Stephen King miniseries "Salem's Lot" which was the highest rated cable program of that summer and the highest ratings TNT original programming had at the time add something


2005

In 2005 Lowe starred in the miniseries "Beach Girls" on the Lifetime network, based on the Luanne Rice novel of the same name add something

 

In 2005, he starred as Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee in a London West End production of Sorkin's play "A Few Good Men", the first time the two had worked together since "The West Wing" add something

 

Jack Ellis (actor) - In late 2005 Ellis starred in "A Few Good Men" at London 's Theatre Royal Haymarket, playing opposite Rob Lowe, John_Barrowman and Suranne Jones

 

Blake Shelton - On December 18, 2005, several of Shelton's songs, including "Nobody but Me", appeared on the TV movie "The Christmas Blessing", starring Neil Patrick Harris, Rebecca Gayheart, Angus T. Jones, and Rob Lowe


2006

In 2006 he filmed "The Perfect Day" for TNT, in which he took a pay cut to film in New Orleans in order to help the hurricane-ravaged area add something

 

In 2006 it was announced that Lowe would join the cast of "Brothers & Sisters" for a guest run of several episodes add something

 

In that same year, Lowe filmed his critically acclaimed role as super movie agent in the 2006 independent film "Thank You for Smoking" add something

 

In June 2006, he was the guest host for an episode in the third series of "The Friday Night Project" for the United Kingdom's Channel 4 add something


2007

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 add something

 

Soon after ABC announced an early Season 2 renewal for "Brother & Sisters" in March 2007, Lowe announced he would be returning for the show's second season add something


2008

In April 2008, Lowe filed separate lawsuits against three former employees accusing them of breach of contract, defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress add something

 

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 add something

 

Ricky Gervais - Gervais starred in "Ghost Town", which was released on 19 September 2008, and was in Lowell, Massachusetts during May 2008 filming his next project, "The Invention of Lying", starring himself, Jennifer Garner, Rob Lowe and Louis C.K., with appearances by Tina Fey, Jeffrey Tambor, Jason Bateman, Roz Ryan, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Edward Norton


2009

Lowe had a supporting role in the 2009 movie "The Invention of Lying" and a leading role in "Too Late to Say Goodbye" add something

 

The legal battle ended in May 2009, the press reported that court records showed that lawsuits filed by both nannies and Lowe were dismissed in Santa Barbara, California add something


2010

In an episode broadcast on May 16, 2010, his character was part of a multi-vehicle crash involving a large truck and was put into a coma, the storyline was wrapped up in the first episode of the fifth season; Lowe did not appear in the episode add something

 

In July 2010 it was announced that Lowe would be providing the voice for the superhero Captain Marvel in the upcoming animated series, "Young Justice" add something

 

It was announced in July 2010 that Lowe would become a series regular on the series "Parks and Recreation" add something


2011

In 2011 Lowe appeared on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and stated that he left the show because he did not feel he was being respected, when the other lead characters received a raise and he did not add something

 

In 2011 Lowe guest starred in a recurring role on "Showtime"'s comedy "Californication" add something

 

In 2011 Lowe wrote a memoir titled "Stories I Only Tell My Friends", which was released in May 2011 add something

 

Sasha Grey - Grey co-starred alongside Thomas Jane, Carla Gugino, Jeremy Piven, and Rob Lowe in the thriller "I Melt With You" which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2011


2012

Saffron Burrows - In 2012, Burrows performed opposite Rob Lowe in the political comedy "Knife Fight"


2013

He is currently appearing on "Parks and Recreation" as Chris Traeger, but is scheduled to leave in October 2013 add something

 

Most recently, Lowe played the role of President John F. Kennedy in "Killing Kennedy", a made-for-television movie that premiered November 10, 2013 on National Geographic Channel add something

 

Jack Noseworthy - In 2013, Noseworthy played Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy in "Killing Kennedy", a made-for-television movie aired on National Geographic Channel starring Rob Lowe as President John F. Kennedy and Will Rothhaar as his alleged assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald

 

Killing Kennedy (film) - "'Killing Kennedy"' is 2013 American television film, based on the 2012 non-fiction book of the same title by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard, and starring Rob Lowe as United States President John F. Kennedy and Will Rothhaar as Lee Harvey Oswald


2014

In 2014, Lowe is expected to star in the pilot for the single-camera comedy "The Pro" as Ben Bertrahm, a former professional tennis player add something

 

Rob Riggle - In 2014, Riggle is expected to star with Rob Lowe in the pilot for the single-camera comedy "The Pro" as Bobby Welch, a former professional tennis player


2015

In February 2015, Fox announced they have greenlit a pilot for the comedy The Grinder starring Rob Lowe and will be directed by Jake Kasdan add something

 

The advertisements were pulled in April 2015 after the National Advertising Division, acting on a complaint by Comcast, found DirecTV's claims about its customer satisfaction, quality and ranking to be less than truthful add something

 

In November 2015, Lowe will voice Simba in the Disney movie and series "The Lion Guard" add something

 

In December 2015, Lowe was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame add something

 

Frank Whaley - In 2015, Whaley will appear on Paramount Animation's first live-action/animation film, "Monster Trucks", which stars Jane Levy, Lucas Till, Amy Ryan, Holt McCallany, Danny Glover, Chad Willett, Barry Pepper, Thomas Lennon, Tucker Albrizzi, Adrian Formosa, and Rob Lowe


2016

In 2016, Lowe will launch a fragrance product line with the Profile 4 Men brand add something

 

In January 2016, Lowe criticized Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders via Twitter, saying "Watching Bernie Sanders add something

 

On August 27, 2016, a TV special for Comedy Central Roasts was recorded and aired on September 5, 2016, with Rob Lowe as the Roastee and David Spade as Roast Master add something

 

Bo Derek - Derek is set to be a part of the 2016 Comedy Central roast of Rob Lowe

 

Eugenio Derbez - In 2016, Eugenio wrapped production on the upcoming Lionsgate/Pantelion feature "How to Be a Latin Lover" where he stars along with Salma Hayek, Rob Lowe, Kristen_Bell, Raquel Welch, Rob Riggle, Linda Lavin and Rob Huebel


2017

As of late summer 2017, Rob is appearing with his two sons, Matthew and Jon Owen, in the A&E reality series "The Lowe Files" add something

 

In late autumn 2017, Rob began a reality series with his two sons, 24-year-old Matthew and 22-year-old Jon Owen, on A&E titled "The Lowe Files" add something

 

In December 2017, Lowe was chosen to receive the Horatio Alger award for 2018 add something


2018

In October 2018, it was announced that Lowe will star in a new &ITV (ITV_(TV_network)) series, "Wild Bill," about an American policeman who moves to Boston, Lincolnshire with his daughter add something


2019

FOX - On March 19, 2019, Lowe began hosting the Fox competition series "Mental Samurai" where he serves as a producer add something