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Rob Lowe was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, to Barbara Lynn (Hepler), a schoolteacher, and Charles Davis Lowe, a lawyer. His brother is actor Chad Lowe. He has German, as well as English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh ancestry. Lowe's family moved to Dayton, Ohio, when he was a child. Rob broke into acting in his teens. He spent the 1980s as a ... See full bio »

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St. Elmo's Fire
St. Elmo's Fire Billy Hicks
(1985)
The Outsiders
The Outsiders Sodapop Curtis
(1983)
Wayne's World
Wayne's World Benjamin Oliver
(1992)
The Invention of Lying
The Invention of Lying Brad Kessler
(2009)

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 2016-2018 The Lion Guard (TV Series)
Simba
- The Morning Report (2018) ... Simba
- Timon and Pumbaa's Christmas (2017) ... Simba (voice)
- The Ukumbusho Tradition (2017) ... Simba (voice)
- Rafiki's New Neighbors (2017) ... Simba (voice)
- Let Sleeping Crocs Lie (2017) ... Simba (voice)
 2016-2018 Code Black (TV Series)
Dr. Ethan Willis
- Episode #3.10 (2018) ... Dr. Ethan Willis
- Fallen Angels (2017) ... Dr. Ethan Willis
- The Devil's Workshop (2017) ... Dr. Ethan Willis
- Vertigo (2017) ... Dr. Ethan Willis
- Unfinished Business (2017) ... Dr. Ethan Willis
 2017 The Orville (TV Series)
Darulio
- Cupid's Dagger (2017) ... Darulio
- Old Wounds (2017) ... Darulio (uncredited)
 2015-2016 The Grinder (TV Series)
Dean Sanderson
- Full Circle (2016) ... Dean Sanderson
- Divergence (2016) ... Dean Sanderson
- For the People (2016) ... Dean Sanderson
- A System on Trial (2016) ... Dean Sanderson
- Genesis (2016) ... Dean Sanderson
 2015 Moonbeam City (TV Series)
Dazzle Novak
- The Wedding of Rad (Lie) (2015) ... Dazzle Novak (voice)
- The Legend of Circuit Lake (2015) ... Dazzle Novak (voice)
- Stuntstravaganza (2015) ... Dazzle Novak (voice)
- Cop Con (2015) ... Dazzle Novak (voice)
- Lasers and Liars (2015) ... Dazzle Novak (voice)
 2015 The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar (TV Movie)
Simba (voice)
 2015 You, Me and the Apocalypse (TV Mini-Series)
Father Jude
- Saviour Day (2015) ... Father Jude
- T Minus... (2015) ... Father Jude
- Home Sweet Home (2015) ... Father Jude
- Right in the Nuts (2015) ... Father Jude
- What Happens to Idiots (2015) ... Father Jude
 2015 30 for 30 (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- I Hate Christian Laettner (2015) ... Narrator (voice)
 2010-2015 Parks and Recreation (TV Series)
Chris Traeger
- One Last Ride: Part 1 (2015) ... Chris Traeger
- One Last Ride: Part 2 (2015) ... Chris Traeger
- Ann and Chris (2014) ... Chris Traeger
- Farmers Market (2014) ... Chris Traeger
- New Beginnings (2014) ... Chris Traeger
 2015 Beautiful & Twisted (TV Movie)
Ben Novack Jr.
 2014 The Pro (TV Movie)
Ben Bertrahm
 2011-2014 Californication (TV Series)
Eddie Nero
- Dinner with Friends (2014) ... Eddie Nero
- Mad Dogs and Englishmen (2013) ... Eddie Nero
- Raw (2012) ... Eddie Nero
- ...And Justice for All (2011) ... Eddie Nero
- Lawyers, Guns and Money (2011) ... Eddie Nero
 2013 Killing Kennedy (TV Movie)
John F. Kennedy
 2013 Franklin & Bash (TV Series)
Rob Lowe
- Gone in a Flash (2013) ... Rob Lowe (uncredited)
- Shoot to Thrill (2013) ... Rob Lowe
 2013 Behind the Candelabra (TV Movie)
Dr. Jack Startz
 2013 The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Narrator
- Shop 'til You Drop (2013) ... Narrator (voice)
 2013 Prosecuting Casey Anthony (TV Movie)
Jeff Ashton
 2012 Drew Peterson: Untouchable (TV Movie)
Drew Peterson
 2011 Young Justice (TV Series)
Captain Marvel
- Humanity (2011) ... Captain Marvel (voice)
- Alpha Male (2011) ... Captain Marvel (voice)
 2010 WWII in HD: The Air War (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2006-2010 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series)
Robert McCallister
- On the Road Again (2010) ... Robert McCallister
- Lights Out (2010) ... Robert McCallister
- Love All (2010) ... Robert McCallister
- Where There's Smoke... (2010) ... Robert McCallister
- If You Bake It, He Will Come (2010) ... Robert McCallister
 2009 Too Late to Say Goodbye (TV Movie)
Bart Corbin
 2007-2009 Family Guy (TV Series)
Rob Lowe / Stanford Cordray
- Not All Dogs Go to Heaven (2009) ... Rob Lowe (voice)
- Road to Rupert (2007) ... Stanford Cordray (voice)
 2007 Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming (TV Movie)
Ted Cogan
 2006 A Perfect Day (TV Movie)
Rob Harlan
 2004-2006 Dr. Vegas (TV Series)
Dr. Billy Grant
- For Love or Money (2006) ... Dr. Billy Grant
- Heal thyself (2006) ... Dr. Billy Grant
- Babe in the Woods (2005) ... Dr. Billy Grant
- Out Damned Spot (2004) ... Dr. Billy Grant
- Lust for Life (2004) ... Dr. Billy Grant
 1999-2006 The West Wing (TV Series)
Sam Seaborn
- Tomorrow (2006) ... Sam Seaborn
- Transition (2006) ... Sam Seaborn
- Red Haven's on Fire (2003) ... Sam Seaborn
- The California 47th (2003) ... Sam Seaborn
- Inauguration: Part 2 - Over There (2003) ... Sam Seaborn (credit only)
 2005 The Christmas Blessing (TV Movie)
Robert Layton
 2005 Beach Girls (TV Mini-Series)
Jack Kilvert
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... Jack Kilvert
- Episode #1.5 (2005) ... Jack Kilvert
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Jack Kilvert
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Jack Kilvert
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Jack Kilvert
 2004 Perfect Strangers (TV Movie)
Lloyd Rockwell
 2004 Salem's Lot (TV Series)
Ben Mears
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Ben Mears
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Ben Mears
 2003 The Lyon's Den (TV Series)
John 'Jack' Turner
- The Quantum Theory (2003) ... John 'Jack' Turner
- Privileged (2003) ... John 'Jack' Turner
- Ex (2003) ... John 'Jack' Turner
- Trick or Treat (2003) ... John 'Jack' Turner
- Hubris (2003) ... John 'Jack' Turner
 2002 The Christmas Shoes (TV Movie)
Robert Layton
 2002 Framed (TV Movie)
Mike Santini
 2001 Jane Doe (TV Movie)
David Doe
 1999 Atomic Train (TV Mini-Series)
John Seger
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... John Seger
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... John Seger
 1998 Outrage (TV Movie)
Tom Casey
 1998 Stories from My Childhood (TV Series)
- Ivan and His Magic Pony (1998) ... (voice)
 1997 Midnight Man (TV Movie)
Sean Dillon
 1996 On Dangerous Ground (TV Movie)
Sean Dillon
 1996 The Naked Truth (TV Series)
Rob Lowe
- The Bubble Show (1996) ... Rob Lowe
 1995 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Rob Lowe
- The Bump (1995) ... Rob Lowe
 1994 The Stand (TV Mini-Series)
Nick Andros
- The Stand (1994) ... Nick Andros
- The Betrayal (1994) ... Nick Andros
- The Dreams (1994) ... Nick Andros
- The Plague (1994) ... Nick Andros
 1993 Great Performances (TV Series)
Doctor Cukrowicz
- Suddenly, Last Summer (1993) ... Doctor Cukrowicz
 1990 If the Shoe Fits (TV Movie)
Francesco Salvitore
 1983 Thursday's Child (TV Movie)
Sam Alden
 1980-1981 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Jeff Bartlett / Charles Elderberry
- A Matter of Time (1981) ... Jeff Bartlett
- Schoolboy Father (1980) ... Charles Elderberry
 1979-1980 A New Kind of Family (TV Series)
Tony Flanagan
- The Breakup (1980) ... Tony Flanagan
- No Smoking, Please (1980) ... Tony Flanagan
- Fair Weather Friend (1979) ... Tony Flanagan
- Is There a Gun in the House? (1979) ... Tony Flanagan
- Thank You for a Lovely Evening (1979) ... Tony Flanagan
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[on Bad Influence (1990)] It was a little company that released it, it was really ahead of its time... I'm really proud of it. And it's Curtis Hanson. He'd directed a small movie before that, but it was his first directorial work that really worked. Helmut Newton shot the ad campaign. It's [James] Spader at the top of his game, right after Sex, Lies And Videotape. It's sexy. It's weird. It's dark... See more »

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