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Chad Lowe Biography

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

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

Awards

  • 1993Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: winner

Relationships

  • Fiona Hepler Lowe--Daughter
  • Mabel Painter Lowe--Daughter
  • Nixie Barbara Lowe--Daughter
  • Chuck Lowe--Father
  • Justin Lowe--Half Brother
  • Micah Dyer--Half Brother
  • Barbara Wilson--Mother
  • Steve Wilson--Stepfather
  • Kim Painter--Wife