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ROB LOWE (GUY LEFRANC) has become one of Hollywood's most highly acclaimed triple threats - as an actor, author and producer. Born in Charlottesville, Virginia and raised in Dayton, Ohio, Lowe began his acting career in local television and theater at the age of eight. 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 have radiated far beyond the realm of television.

Lowe recently wrapped production on the third season of the CBS medical drama "Code Black" where he plays Col. Ethan Willis, a doctor in the U.S. military's prestigious combat casualty care research program. This past summer he appeared on the A&E unscripted series "The Lowe Files," the nine-episode series follows Lowe and his two sons, Matthew and John Owen, as they travel the country exploring infamous unsolved mysteries. Last April he starred alongside Eugenio Derbez in the hit comedy "How to be a Latin Lover." He is currently starring in and directing a remake of the 4-time academy award nominated film, THE BAD SEED.

He rose to fame with in 1983, with starring roles in movies such as THE OUTSIDERS, OXFORD BLUES, ABOUT LAST NIGHT, BAD INFLUENCE, ST. ELMO'S FIRE, WAYNE'S WORLD, TOMMY BOY, and AUSTIN POWERS: THE SPY WHO SHAGGED ME. From 1999 - 2003, Lowe starred as Sam Seaborn on hit NBC drama "The West Wing."

His performance in the show garnered him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama series, as well as two Golden Globe nominations for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series. The West Wing cast was nominated three times by the Screen Actors Guild for an Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series award, and won twice. In 2016, Lowe received a Best Actor Golden Globe nomination for FOX's, "The Grinder."

In May 2010, Rob Lowe joined the cast of NBC's "Parks and Recreation," after previously starring in the ABC-TV hit series, "Brothers & Sisters" from 2007 - 2010. In 2009, Lowe also starred opposite Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, and Tina Fey in Warner Bros', THE INVENTION OF LYING.

He released his memoir, Stories I Only Tell my Friends in 2011. The book was an instant hit, spending consecutive weeks in the top four of The New York Times best sellers and making it onto GQ's "Best of 2011" book list. Lowe's second book, Love Life was published in 2014 and also landed a spot on the NY Times Best-Seller list. Following the success of his books he completed a limited- run tour of Stories I Only Tell My Friends: LIVE! this past fall. Lowe also received critical acclaim and a leading actor nomination from the Screen Actors Guild for his starring role in National Geographic Channel's, "Killing Kennedy," which also garnered an Emmy nomination in November 2013. Lowe received a Golden Globe nomination for his co-starring role in the 15- time Emmy nominated HBO film "Behind the Candelabra," playing the role of Dr. Jack Startz. The film was directed by Steven Soderbergh and produced by Jerry Weintraub.

Lowe's legacy in Hollywood was cemented in 2015 with the unveiling of his Walk of Fame star.


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