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Amy Poehler, Adam Scott, Aziz Ansari, Rob Lowe, Rashida Jones, Chris Pratt, Aubrey Plaza

Rob Lowe [17]


Born:March 17, 1964 (57)
Filmography Rating:6.64 / 10
IMDB Rating:8.05 / 10
Amazon Rating:4.51 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:67.17%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
The Stand [1994](30) => Nick Andros
Contact [1997](33) => Richard Rank
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery [1997](33) => Decapitated Henchman's Friend (uncredited)
The West Wing: Season 1 [1999](35) => Sam Seaborn
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me [1999](35) => Young Number Two
The West Wing: Season 2 [2000](36) => Sam Seaborn
The West Wing: Season 3 [2001](37) => Sam Seaborn
Austin Powers in Goldmember [2002](38) => Middle Number Two
The West Wing: Season 4 [2002](38) => Sam Seaborn
The West Wing: Season 7 [2005](41) => Sam Seaborn
Parks and Recreation: Season 2 [2009](45) => Chris Traeger
Parks and Recreation: Season 3 [2011](47) => Chris Traeger
Parks and Recreation: Season 4 [2011](47) => Chris Traeger
Parks and Recreation: Season 5 [2012](48) => Chris Traeger
Parks and Recreation: Season 6 [2013](49) => Chris Traeger
Parks and Recreation: Season 7 [2015](51) => Chris Traeger
The Orville: Season 1 [2017](53) => Darulio (uncredited)

Trivia that mentions this person:
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me [1999]
  • Rob Lowe's impression of Robert Wagner was actually developed years before its appearance in the film. Lowe dated one of Wagner's daughters.
  • Both Rob Lowe (Young Number Two) and Michael McDonald (NATO Soldier) appeared uncredited in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery as different characters from this movie. Lowe appeared in an additional scene about friends learning of a henchman's death. A similar scene showed McDonald's family being informed of his death.
    Parks and Recreation: Season 3 [2011]
  • While a guest on [The Diane Rehm Show], Rob Lowe said that when he first interviewed for the role of Chris Traeger, the [Parks and Recreation] writers told him that they had based their show on Lowe's previous series [The West Wing]. He said that they told him, "'we're comedy writers. We're going to write a comedy, but what would the comedy version of [The West Wing] look like?' And the answer to them was, it wouldn't be the White House. It would be [Parks and Recreation]." Co-stars Nick Offerman and Rob Lowe actually starred together in one episode of [The West Wing] in 1999.
    Parks and Recreation: Season 4 [2011]
  • In {Sweet Sixteen}, Chris (Rob Lowe) has taught Champion the dog commands in German and tries to teach Andy (Chris Pratt) how to speak them to the dog. Andy attempts but just speaks gibberish. In real life, Chris Pratt is fluent in German.
  • In {Sweet Sixteen}, Chris Traeger (Rob Lowe) does an impression of John F. Kennedy when talking about Champion the dog. Rob Lowe played John F. Kennedy in Killing Kennedy.
  • Councilman Pilner (Bradley Whitford) says the line, "We play with live ammo around here.". This is a line directly from [The West Wing] (a show in which Whitford and Lowe stared together) said by Rob Lowe's character, Sam Seaborn. The episode also draws its title, 'Live Ammo,' from this line.
    Parks and Recreation: Season 6 [2013]
  • There is a scene in {Ann and Chris} where Chris Traeger (Rob Lowe) wears a [?] JFK mask in Ann's going away party and says some pickup line. Rob Lowe played JFK in the movie Killing Kennedy.
  • Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones left the show on good terms. The decision was mutual among them and the showrunners as their departure made sense for the characters and allowed the actors to move on to other projects. Jones, in particular, wanted to focus more on writing.
  • For Ben's 90's themed birthday party in {Filibuster}, everyone dresses as they were in the 90's Rob Lowe, who plays Chris is wearing the same outfit that he wore in The Outsiders. The Outsiders was actually released in the 80's.
    The Stand [1994]
  • The shot where the car nearly runs over Nick Andros' (Rob Lowe) head was shot in reverse.
  • Rob Lowe plays the deaf-mute character Nick Andros. In real life, he is deaf in his right ear.
  • Co-stars Gary Sinise and Rob Lowe share the same birthday: March 17th.
  • The ABC network originally wanted Rob Lowe to play [?] Larry Underwood.
    The West Wing: Season 4 [2002]
  • The Long Goodbye - Both Allison Janney and Martin Sheen were born and raised in Dayton, OH. Rob Lowe was raised there as well having moved to the city as a small child.
  • Swiss Diplomacy - When Will Bailey (Joshua Malina ) is asked about who is helping Sam (Rob Lowe ) he mentions that his Political Director is Tom Baker, [?] Tom Baker was actually the name of the the Fourth Doctor in the original 1960's version of [Doctor Who].
    Titanic [1997]
  • James Cameron's regular Michael Biehn was nearly cast as Cal Hockley and attended numerous meetings with Cameron to discuss the role. Pierce Brosnan, Rupert Everett, Peter Greene, William Hurt, Jason Isaacs, Rob Lowe, Matthew McConaughey, [?] Adrian Pauland Rufus Sewell were also considered, though ultimately the part went to Billy Zane.
    Quotes From/About Rob Lowe
    Sam Seaborn
    (Rob Lowe)
    (The West Wing)
    Good writers borrow from other writers. Great writers steal from them outright.