Rob Lowe, Actor St. Elmo’s Fire. Rob Lowe was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, to Barbara Lynn Hepler , a schoolteacher, and Charles Davis Lowe, a lawyer. His brother is actor Chad Lowe. He has German, as well as English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh ancestry. Lowe’s family moved to Dayton, Ohio, when he was a child. Rob .Early life. Lowe was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, to Barbara, a teacher, and Chuck Lowe, a trial lawyer. His parents divorced when Lowe and his younger brother Chad were young Lowe was baptized into the Episcopal church. He is of German, English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh ancestry. On the show Who Do You Think You Are?, Lowe .Rob Lowe Actor, best selling author, producer, director. Happy husband father of great young men. RobLoweLive.com. Into the Wolds Rob Lowe as a fish out of water Miami cop in Wild Bill. Photograph Matt Frost Kudos ITV US television is packed with British actors. They are easy to spot because they’re .