Actor, Producer, Director & Best-selling Author
Rob Lowe was born in Charlottesville, Virginia and raised in Dayton, Ohio, where he began his acting career in local television and theater at the age of eight. After his family relocated to Los Angeles, Lowe began his national acting career starring in the ABC television series A New Kind of Family. Today, Lowe’s charismatic talent and palpable success have radiated far beyond the realm of television. Read More >
From iconic films like St. Elmo's Fire and Wayne's World to The West Wing and the hit NBC series Parks and Recreation, Rob Lowe's roles are indelibly imprinted into mainstream consciousness. His road to success was not an easy one and now he shares candid, funny and moving stories of his journey. In an industry known for rejection and superficiality, Lowe has successfully managed to stay relevant and versatile, all the while facing his personal challenges, overcoming his setbacks and finding his way through to the joy and peace of successful marriage and fatherhood. A passionate advocate for issues ranging from cancer awareness to the environment, Lowe is also an example of using one's platform to make a positive impact in the world.
In this speech based on his new book, Love Life, Rob Lowe uses stories and observations from his life in a poignant and humorous series of true tales about men and women, art and commerce, fathers and sons, addiction and recovery, and sex and love. Throughout this presentation, you will find yourself in the presence of a master raconteur, a multi-talented performer whose love for life is as intriguing as his love life. With rare candor and touching humor, Lowe shares the process of becoming a man, a husband, a friend, and a father.
Never mean-spirited or salacious, actor Rob Lowe delivers unexpected glimpses into his successes, disappointments, relationships, and one-of-a-kind encounters with people who shaped our world over the last 25 years. These stories are as entertaining as they are unforgettable.
When Rob Lowe’s grandmother and mother died from breast cancer, and his father survived non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, the award-winning actor knew he had to get involved and take a stand against cancer. In this presentation, Lowe talks about his experiences with the disease, his victories from the work he has been involved with in the fight against cancer, and the importance of continued work by everyone to support cancer survivors.
"Rob exceeded our expectations, he was just awesome from start to finish! We have been flooded with complimentary emails, texts and calls about how great a fit he was for Austin Recovery and this event. Everyone loved his candor, his strength in recovery and his connection to our mission. He is going to be a tough act to follow at the next in the series!"
"Everyone was THRILLED! Of course I couldn’t sleep thinking of how much everyone liked the event -- Rob was warm, funny, gracious and a pleasure to work with. Thanks for making this so memorable."
"Mr. Lowe, we have heard wonderful comments regarding your time with us. Many have commented not only on the important message that you delivered regarding breast cancer awareness and your encouragement for women to attend to breast health, but also on the way in which you shared so warmly your own stories and life. Your transparence and sincerity are remarkable."