Robert Hepler Low (Actor, author, producer) a.k.a. Rob Lowe
Best known for:
- The Outsiders film – actor
- St. Elmos’s Fire film – actor
- Wayne’s World film – actor
- Austin Power: The Spy Who Shagged Me film – actor
- Austin Power in Gold Member film – actor
- Behind the Candelabra television film – actor
- The West Wing television series – actor
- DirectTV Commercials – actor
- Stories I Only Tell my Friends autobiography – author
Rob Lowe is an alcoholic. He, reportedly, was introduced to drinking at the age of five by his father. On the set of movie The Outsiders in 1982 he and the rest of the cast were regularly given beer. By age 26, he hit rock bottom.
He attended rehab in 1990 and has been sober for 26 years.