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Rob Lowe

Robert Hepler "Rob" Lowe (/ˈrɒb ˈloʊ/; born March 17, 1964) 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. Lowe was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, the son of Barbara Lynn (née Hepler), a schoolteacher and native of Shelby County, Ohio, and Charles Davis Lowe, a trial lawyer. His parents divorced when Lowe and his younger brother, actor Chad Lowe, were very young. Lowe also has two half-brothers. Because of a virus during infancy, he is deaf in his right ear (he later played a deaf character in Stephen King's The Stand). Lowe was baptized into the Episcopal church. He is of English, Irish, German, Welsh and Scottish descent. He was raised in a "traditional midwestern setting" in Dayton, Ohio, attending Oakwood Junior High School, before moving to the Point Dume area of Malibu, California with his mother and brother. He attended

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Rob Lowe -- My Favorite David Bowie Song Is ... (VIDEO)

Rob Lowe
My Favorite David Bowie Song Is ...

Rob Lowe was shaken by the news of David Bowie's passing, but still took the time Sunday night outside of Craig's to share his thoughts on the rock legend ... including his favorite Bowie track.… READ MORE >

Rob Lowe -- Radio Silent After Critical Paris Tweets

Rob Lowe
Radio Silent After Critical Paris Tweets

Rob Lowe was quick to criticize after the Paris shootings, but he has shut down since scoffing at the Parisian decision to open its boarders to refugees. Lowe pounced on social media after the… READ MORE >

- 167 days ago
Patrick Schwarzenegger -- Hey, Rob Lowe ... Is This My Size? (PHOTO)

Patrick Schwarzenegger
Hey, Rob Lowe ... Is This My Size?

Patrick Schwarzenegger's got a new running mate -- when it comes to shopping -- and his name is Rob Lowe! Rob and Patrick were having a blast shopping at an Yves Saint Laurent shop in Bev Hills… READ MORE >

- 173 days ago
Rob Lowe -- Even My Tiny Co-Stars Are Rich!

Rob Lowe
Even My Tiny Co-Stars Are Rich!

Connor Kalopsis is learning at a young age ... it's not what you know, it's who, because the young star of "The Grinder" is riding Rob Lowe's gorgeously tailored coattails all the way to the bank.… READ MORE >

- 196 days ago
Rob Lowe -- Does Jay Z Represent Actors?!

Rob Lowe
Does Jay Z Represent Actors?!

The Dez Bryant contract negotiation was HUUUGE for Jay Z -- 'cause after he scored the WR a fat new $70 MILLION deal ... Rob Lowe had one question -- "Does Jay Z represent actors?!" First off,… READ MORE >

- 288 days ago
I'm Rob Lowe ... and I'm On Vacation Rob Lowe

I'm Rob Lowe
And I'm ... On Vacay Rob Lowe

Here's a version of Rob Lowe we can all get behind ... the selfie-taking one who hangs on the beach in Maui with his wife, Sheryl. Let's face it, being like any version of Rob Lowe would be a good… READ MORE >

- 394 days ago
Rob Lowe -- Son Rags on Shirtless Pic ... 'Bad Decision Rob Lowe'

Rob Lowe
Son Rags on Shirtless Pic That's 'Bad Decision Rob Lowe'

We've all have embarrassing photos from our past -- one of Rob Lowe's surfaced Tuesday night, and his son had the BEST time railing on his dad. Lowe -- who was celebrating his "deal with the… READ MORE >

- 409 days ago
Seth Rogen -- I Got Nothin' to Say About My Ill-Fated Flick

Seth Rogen
Got Nothin' to Say About My Ill-Fated Flick

A stoic Seth Rogen arrived in L.A. Wednesday night ... and however he feels about Sony pulling the plug on his movie ... he's keeping it to himself.Seth was impassive as photogs peppered him… READ MORE >

- 499 days ago
Rob Lowe -- If Sony Ran WWII, Hitler Would Have Won

Rob Lowe
If Sony Ran WWII Hitler Would Have Won

Rob Lowe just blasted Sony, calling the movie company a spineless sellout and comparing it to the famous British Prime Minister who caved in to Hitler.Lowe reacted to Sony's decision to pull "The… READ MORE >

- 500 days ago
Rob Lowe -- BLOODY SURF ACCIDENT ... Hottest Laceration Ever

Rob Lowe
BLOODY SURF ACCIDENT Hottest Laceration Ever

Rob Lowe became the handsomest piece of shark bait in the water this weekend -- when he gashed his leg open during a surf session gone bad ... and the blood came pouring out.  As you can… READ MORE >

- 558 days ago

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