Rob Lowe Biography

Born in Charlottesville, Virginia, and raised in Dayton, Ohio, Rob Lowe began his acting career at the age of eight in local television and theater. After his family relocated to Los Angeles, Lowe began his national acting career starring in the ABC television series A New Kind of Family. Today, Lowe’s charismatic talent and palpable success has radiated far beyond the realm of television.

In May 2010, Rob Lowe joined the cast of NBC’s Parks and Recreation where he plays the role of Chris Traeger, an auditor who seeks to dig Paunee, Indiana's department of Parks and Recreation out of its financial abyss. His recent television work also includes a three-episode appearance on Showtime’s Californication, in which Lowe plays unpredictable, megawatt movie star Eddie Nero.

Preceding his move to Parks and Recreation, Lowe stared in the ABC-TV hit series Brothers & Sisters. In 2007 he signed on as conservative Senator Robert McCallister, with whom Kitty Walker has an unorthodox professional and romantic relationship. He continued to appear in the series until the end of the 2009-2010 season.

Additionally, for four seasons (from 1999 – 2003) Lowe starred as Sam Seaborn on Hit NBC drama The West Wing. During that course of time, the show won a record four consecutive Emmys for Outstanding Drama. His performance in the show garnered Lowe an Emmy nomination, as well as two Golden Globe nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. He was nominated three times for the Screen Actors Guild award, winning twice.

Lowe propelled his momentum forward, only this time he would take it to the big screen. In September of 2005 Lowe made his West End debut starring in Aaron Sorkin’s A Few Good Men, receiving rave reviews at the Royal Haymarket Theatre in London. Additional theatre credits include the Broadway production of Little Hotel on the Side and Three Sisters with Lowe playing Tuzenbach.

In 2006, Lowe starred in the hit satire Thank You for Smoking. His hilarious portrayal of a kimono-wearing, Zen-like Hollywood agent garnered him rave reviews. That same year, Lowe completed shooting the psychological drama Stir of Echoes: The Dead Speak for Lionsgate Films. At the end of 2006, Rob starred in the TNT movie A Perfect Day. The movie tells the story of Robert Harlin (Lowe), a man who, after being fired from his job, pursues his lifetime dream of writing a novel. But after he achieves enormous success with his book, he loses track of the things he loves the most, only finding his way after a stranger enters his life.

In 2009, Lowe starred opposite Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, and Tina Fey in Warner Bros’ The Invention of Lying, a comedy set in a world where no one has ever lied, until a writer (Gervais) seizes the opportunity for personal gain.

In January of 2011 Lowe starred in I Melt With You. The film is directed by Mark Pellingon and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.

Lowe made his feature film debut in Francis Ford Coppola’s The Outsiders. He went on to star in other popular dramas such as St. Elmo’s Fire, About Last Night and Bad Influence, as well as the blockbuster comedies Wayne’s World and Tommy Boy. After Wayne’s World, Lowe re-teamed with Myers in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me. Additionally, Lowe’s movie credits include A View from the Top, Class, The Hotel New Hampshire, Oxford Blues, Youngblood, Square Dance, Masquerade and Mulholland Falls.

Lowe has also been successful with highly rated television miniseries such as Beach Girls for Lifetime, Salem’s Lot for TNT, The Christmas Shoes for CBS and The Stand for ABC.

Moreover, Lowe’s pervasive passion and talent that exists in front of the camera transcends with his accredited role as producer, writer and director. In 1994, he produced and starred in the film Frank and Jesse for Trimark Pictures. For television Lowe produced the NBC series The Lyon’s Den and the CBS series Dr. Vegas. He also wrote and directed the short film Desert’s Edge, which debuted at the Santa Barbara Film Festival and the Los Angeles International Film Festival. The film subsequently aired on Showtime in 1997.

In Spring of 2011 Rob Lowe added author to his credits with the release of his very first memoir, Stories I Only Tell my Friend: An Autobiography. Complete with adolescent anecdotes, Rob Lowe shares astoundingly personable exceperts as he recalls his encounters, experiences, and the audition that changed his life forever.

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Rob Lowe Videos

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Rob Lowe is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Rob Lowe for your event is $100,000 - $200,000. Rob Lowe generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Rob Lowe for an upcoming event.

Rob Lowe Videos

Rob Lowe Visits Devastation in Montecito – Extended Version ...
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The Powerful Fatherhood Moment That "Blindsided" Rob Lowe ...
The Powerful Fatherhood Moment That "Blindsided" Rob Lowe ...

Rob Lowe Speaking Topics

  • Standing Up to Cancer

    When Rob Lowe's grandmother and mother died from breast cancer, and his father survived non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, the award-winning actor knew he had to get involved and take a stand against cancer. In this presentation, Lowe talks about his experiences with the disease, his victories from the work he has been involved with in the fight against cancer, and the importance of continued work by everyone to support cancer survivors.

  • An Evening with Rob Lowe: Stories I Only Tell My Friends

    Never mean spirited or salacious, actor Rob Lowe delivers unexpected glimpses into his successes, disappointments, relationships, and one-of-a-kind encounters with people who shaped our world over the last 25 years. These stories are as entertaining as they are unforgettable.

  • A Conversation with Rob Lowe

    From iconic films like "St. Elmo's Fire" and "Wayne's World" to "The West Wing" and the current hit NBC series "Parks and Recreation," Rob Lowe's roles are indelibly imprinted into mainstream consciousness.

    His road to success was not an easy one, and now he shares candid, funny and moving stories of his journey. In an industry known for rejection and superficiality, Lowe has successfully managed to stay relevant and versatile, all the while facing his personal challenges, overcoming his setbacks and finding his way through to the joy and peace of successful marriage and fatherhood.

    A passionate advocate for issues ranging from cancer awareness to the environment, Lowe is also an example of using one's platform to make a positive impact in the world.

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