Real moms and sons
I try to pass that on to my boys.Robs dad, Charles Lowe, and Barbara divorced when Lowe was four years old.Lowe, his mom, and his younger brother, Chad, stayed in Dayton, Ohio, until 1976, when Barbara moved the family to a modest home in Malibu, California.(Barbaras third husband was a therapist who worked in Los Angeles.) In California, Lowe attended Santa Monica High School with contemporaries such as Sean Penn, Robert Downey,., and brothers Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez.
He brought to California a love of acting; according to a 2009 interview with the.Guardian, an eight-year-old Lowe saw a theater production.And knew then and there that he wanted to be one of those kids up there on stage.
He made good on that declaration: while a sophomore at Santa Monica High, Lowe landed his first sitcom role in the short-lived.A New Kind of Family.But his real breakthrough came in 1983, when.