Part of Hollywood's brat pack who starred in the 1985 film, St. Elmo's Fire and played a lead role in Parks and Recreation. His other films include Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Killing Kennedy, and Wayne's World.
He played Senator Robert McCallister on Brothers & Sisters.
He starred in the American television serial drama The West Wing with Martin Sheen.
He began his acting career in television before landing a role in the classic film, The Outsiders, as the protagonist's older brother, Soda Pop Curtis.
He dated Princess Stephanie of Monaco from 1986 to 1987. In 1991, he married Sheryl Berkoff, with whom he had two children.
- The meaning of the name Lowe: Little Wolf