Lowe was a charter member of the Brat Pack -- that ring of then-hot actors that included Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson and Charlie Sheen -- until a 1988 sex tape nearly torpedoed his career. The video showed Lowe romping in bed with two Southern girls, one underage, and was taken while Lowe was attending the 1988 Democratic National Convention in Atlanta. Another sex tape featuring Lowe in a ménage à trois in Paris was sold commercially as one of the first celebrity sex tapes. His career eventually rebounded when he was cast as earnest political operative Sam Seaborn in the hit series "The West Wing."
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