More Rob Lowe Bios & Profiles
Biography #2Rob Lowe began his career at the age of eight, in local television and summer stock. After his family relocated to Los Angeles, he starred in the series A New Kind of Family, and was nominated for a Golden Globe for the Hallmark Hall of Fame's Thursday's Child.
Lowe made his feature debut in Francis Ford Coppola's The Outsiders and went on to star in Class, The Hotel New Hampshire, Oxford Blues, Youngblood, St. Elmo's Fire, About Last Night and Square Dance, for which he received his second Golden Globe nomination. He then starred in Masquerade, Bad Influence and the comedy smash Wayne's World as well as Tommy Boy. Lowe also appears in Mulholland Falls and Robert Zemeckis' Contact.
Lowe starred in the miniseries Stephen King's 'The Stand' as well as Great Performance's 'Suddenly Last Summer' for PBS and Francis Ford Coppola's television production of Outrage.
Lowe made his Broadway debut in 1992 in A Little Hotel on the Side. He recently wrote and directed the acclaimed short film for cable, American Untitled/Desert's Edge.
Currently, Lowe is starring in the NBC action-adventure miniseries, Atomic Train. He then stars in the off-beat comedy, The Specials, a mock-umentary about a group of less than perfect superheroes. Lowe is also working on a number of writing/directing assignments.
Bio courtesy New Line Cinema (01-Jan-2000)