2016 Connect Sports Marketplace Keynote Speaker: Rob Lowe

By Connect Sports Staff, July 19, 2016

Rob Lowe began his acting career in local television and theater at the age of 8. 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 and that’s why he was a perfect fit to be the keynote speaker at Connect Sports Marketplace 2016.

Lowe will next be seen starring with Kristen Bell in the 2017 movie “How to Be a Latin Lover,” directed by Ken Marino. He most recently starred in Fox’s “The Grinder,” for which he was nominated for a 2016 Golden Globe Award, as well as in Sky 1’s biggest drama debut, “You, Me, and the Apocalypse,” which is currently on NBC. He is also lending his voice talents to Comedy Central’s “Moonbeam City” as Dazzle Novak, and Disney Channel’s “The Lion Guard” as Simba.

Lowe rose to fame with starring roles in movies such as “The Outsiders,” “St. Elmo’s Fire” and “Wayne’s World.” From 1999-2003, Lowe starred as Sam Seaborn on hit NBC drama “The West Wing.” His performance garnered him Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild award nominations. In May 2010, Rob Lowe joined the cast of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.”

Lowe’s legacy in Hollywood was cemented in 2015 with the unveiling of his Walk of Fame star. See him for yourself at Connect Sports Marketplace.

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