Rob Lowe and his youngest son John Owen Lowe, 28, were spotted together this month.Unstable‘.
The young actor spoke about the comparison with his famous father:
“I was so uncomfortable with the way I was compared to my father and how often he was brought up in conversation that I wanted to get as far away from him as possible.”
Although John Owen has pursued a career in stem cell research and finance, he admits he can’t ignore his passion for acting. It’s no surprise that he’s starring as himself and his dad in Netflix’s Unstable.
The Parks and Recreation The actor and his son also touched upon the term and phenomenon of “Baby Nepo”.
The term became popular in 2022 after internet user Meriem Derradji tweeted that Maud was cast in Euphoria, the daughter of actors Apatow, director Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann. The term has negative connotations.
John Owen said: “I think there’s a healthy conversation there.” Men’s health.
“I’m always willing to admit that I’ve had opportunities that other people haven’t had, and I think that’s important. I got that foot in the door that most people don’t, and I’m grateful for that. Plus, once you get that foot in the door, you have to prove yourself. There’s a difference between the kids of nepotism who just get on the platform and rely on it and work hard and think about what they’re doing.”
On the other hand, Rob said, “I’m just saying, are you saying the world would be a better place if Kirk Douglas didn’t have Michael Douglas?”