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Fast Facts

  • Encouraged to pursue acting by older brother Rob's success and by Martin Sheen, who was the family's neighbor when they moved to California during his childhood.
  • Took inspiration for his Emmy-winning role as HIV-positive teen Jesse McKenna in the series Life Goes On from the real-life struggle and AIDS-related death of his former manager Tim Wood.
  • Directed his then-wife Hilary Swank in the 2000 short film The Audition and again in the 2002 short The Space Between.


  • 1993, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Winner


  • Justin Lowe — Half Brother
  • Rob Lowe — Brother
  • Micah Dyer — Half Brother
  • Fiona Hepler Lowe — Daughter
  • Nixie Barbara Lowe — Daughter
  • Kim Painter — Wife
  • Mabel Painter Lowe — Daughter
  • Steve Wilson — Stepfather
  • Barbara Wilson — Mother
  • Hilary Swank — Ex-wife
  • Chuck Lowe — Father

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  • Birth Name: Charles Davis Lowe
  • Birth Place: Dayton, Ohio, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Director

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