Chad Lowe Biography

Chad Lowe Biography
Chad Lowe (born on January 15, 1968 in Dayton, Ohio, USA) is an actor. He starred in Life Goes On as a man suffering from AIDS; for this performance, he won an Emmy Award.


Chad Lowe has also had recurring roles on ER, Melrose Place and as Craig Spence on Now and Again.

He has been married to actress Hilary Swank since 1997. Swank infamously forgot to thank Lowe during her acceptance speech after winning her first Academy Award in 2000 (for Boys Don't Cry), and she spent nearly every public appearance afterward making up for it. Upon winning her second Oscar in 2005 (for Million Dollar Baby), Chad Lowe was the first person she thanked. On January 9, 2006, Swank and Lowe announced their separation, and in May of the same year, they announced their intention to divorce. According to, Chad Lowe's drug addiction to cocaine partly contributed to his divorce.

Chad Lowe recently made his directorial debut with the film Beautiful Ohio, set to be released sometime in 2007.

Chad Lowe's brother is actor Rob Lowe (The West Wing).

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