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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 -- 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… READ MORE >

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 >

- 123 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… READ MORE >

- 138 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… READ MORE >

- 228 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 >

- 229 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 >

- 287 days ago
Golden Globe Parties -- Why So Serious?

Golden Globe Parties
Why So Serious?

We got a bunch of stars who were doing some pretty serious pre-Golden Globe partying, but it seems they all made a pact --- mum's the word.Lots of stars were partying at Chateau Marmont and… READ MORE >

- 568 days ago
Rob Lowe -- Behind the ... Lucille Bluth?

Rob Lowe
Behind the ... Lucille Bluth?

Here's Rob Lowe as Liberace's age-defying plastic surgeon Dr. Jack Startz in the HBO movie "Behind the Candelabra" (left) -- and Jessica Walter as family matriarch Lucille Bluth on the cult TV… READ MORE >

- 797 days ago
Rob Lowe -- You're Gonna Dig My Casey Anthony Movie

Rob Lowe
You're Gonna Dig My Casey Anthony Movie

Rob Lowe is getting ready to re-try Casey Anthony ... in an upcoming movie about the infamous murder case ... and the actor tells TMZ he's VERY confident people are "gonna dig it."Lowe was in… READ MORE >

- 1168 days ago
Rob Lowe -- There's No Replacing Regis Philbin

Rob Lowe
There's No Replacing Regis!

Our photog asked Rob Lowe straight up yesterday at LAX -- would he be interested in taking over Regis Philbin's chair next to Kelly Ripa -- and he certainly didn't give us a straight… READ MORE >

- 1304 days ago

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