awards & nominations

The Grinder (2015)

Rob Lowe as "Dean Sanderson Jr."

Emmy-nominated actor Rob Lowe stars as a famous actor, Dean Sanderson, who comes to a crossroads when his long-running hit TV series -- in which he starred as a lawyer -- is canceled. Despite the lack of a formal education, real-life experience in the courtroom or a license and bar certification, Dean decides to move back to his hometown and join his family's real-life law firm alongside his attorney brother, Stewart (played by acclaimed actor and director Fred Savage). While Dean and Stewart initially don't see eye-to-eye, they end up becoming a formidable team in the courtroom.

Golden Globe (2016)NominatedBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy

Killing Kennedy (2013)

Rob Lowe as "John F. Kennedy"

In the fall of 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald (Will Rothhaar) carries out a plot to assassinate President John F. Kennedy (Rob Lowe) in Dallas.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Behind the Candelabra (2013)

Rob Lowe as "Dr. Jack Startz"

World-famous pianist Liberace (Michael Douglas) takes much-younger Scott Thorson (Matt Damon) as a lover, but the relationship deteriorates when Liberace takes other bedmates and Thorson becomes addicted to drugs.

Golden Globe (2013)NominatedBest Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

The West Wing (1999)

Rob Lowe as "Sam Seaborn"

Cutthroat presidential advisers get their personal lives hopelessly tangled up with professional duties as they try to conduct the business of running a country. Fictional Democratic President Josiah "Jed" Bartlet suffers no fools, and that policy alienates many. He and his dedicated staffers struggle to balance the needs of the country with the political realities of Washington, D.C., working through two presidential terms that include countless scandals, threats and political scuffles, as well as the race to succeed Bartlet as the leader of the free world.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002)WonOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2001)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2001)WonBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2001)WonOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2000)NominatedBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama