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Rob Lowe Biography

Birth Name:
Robert Hepler Lowe
Birth Place:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • At age 8, started acting in community theater in Ohio
  • In high school, appeared in movies made by classmates Charlie Sheen and Sean Penn
  • Turned down the role of Dr
  • Derek Shepherd on Grey's Anatomy which went to Patrick Dempsey
  • Is the author of the memoir Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography (2011)

Awards

  • 2016Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2014Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries: nominated
  • 2002Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2001Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2001Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2001Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: winner
  • 2000Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2000Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 1988Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 1984Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated

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