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Rob  Lowe

Rob Lowe

Actor, Producer, Director & Best-selling Author


Rob Lowe’s iconic career spans four decades in film, television, and theater. He is also an acclaimed author. Rob has been nominated for two Emmys, six Golden Globes and four Screen Actors Guild Awards in which he won two. He has starred in the ‘80s classics St. Elmo’s FireAbout Last Nightand The Outsiders, as well as television classics such as The West Wing and Parks and Recreation. Rob’s incredibly diverse career also includes scene stealing work in Behind CandelabraAustin Powers and Tommy Boy. Read More >

His two memoirs, Stories I Only Tell My Friends and Love Life are both New York Times Best Sellers. He has taken his first memoir and made it into a touring show called Stories I Only Tell My Friends: Live! which has been receiving rave reviews throughout the country and sold out in London. Rob has remained incredibly busy over the last year, starring in and directing a remake of the four-time Academy Award nominated film, The Bad Seed, starring alongside Kristin Davis in Holiday in the Wild for Netflix, hosting and producing FOX’s Mental Samurai, the thrilling competition series and first-ever obstacle course for the mind that was just renewed for its second season, as well as shooting ITV’s Wild Bill, in London, where he played high-flying US cop, Bill Hixon, who is appointed Chief Constable of the East Lincolnshire Police Force in the six-part limited series.

Rob is currently starring in and producing FOX’s highly anticipated 9-1-1 Texas-set spinoff 9-1-1: Lone Star alongside Liv Tyler. Created and executive produced by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear, the series is the highest rated broadcast drama debut in five years and FOX’s most watched drama debut in 11 years. Rob also just launched his podcast Literally! With Rob Lowe, and has featured guests such as Chris Pratt, Magic Johnson, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Jerry Bruckheimer.

Off screen, Rob is a dedicated activist in the fight against cancer. With a family history of the disease – his grandmother and great grandmother both battled breast cancer and his father is a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma survivor – he works with such organizations as the Cancer Hope Network to raise awareness and emphasizes the importance of continued support for cancer survivors. Using stories and observations from his life in a poignant and humorous series of true tales, he shares a funny, honest account of his rise to fame in Hollywood, addiction and recovery, and the fascinating people he met and situations he encountered along the way.

Lowe has been married to jewelry designer, Sheryl Lowe, since 1991. They have two sons, Matthew and John Owen. Read Less ^

Speech Topics

A Conversation with Rob Lowe

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.

Love Life

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.

An Evening with Rob Lowe: Stories I Only Tell My Friends

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.

Standing Up to Cancer

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.