Brad Rowe (actor)

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Brad Rowe
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Born (1970-05-15) May 15, 1970 (age 44)
City of Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, U.S.
Occupation Actor, activist
Years active 1996–present

Brad Rowe was (born May 15, 1970) in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Rowe is an American film and television actor who began his career in movies such as Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (which launched the career of Sean Hayes) and the acclaimed 1999 TNT western film, Purgatory with Sam Shepard.

A University of Wisconsin–Madison Economics graduate, Rowe worked as a finance manager for political campaigns in Washington, D.C. before moving to Los Angeles, California, to pursue writing and acting.

In addition to films, Rowe starred in an episode of the television series Outer Limits, titled "A New Life". In 1998 he was a portraying a recurring character named Walt in the critically acclaimed sitcom NewsRadio. The character was the nephew of the eccentric billionaire Jimmy James boss of the WNYX crew. He was originally intended to be a regular in the show's 5th season much like Lauren Graham who was brought in earlier that season to become a regular in the show's 5th season but, this did not play out.

He has acted in the TV movies Vanished, Lucky 7 and Though None Go with Me and the NBC mini-series The 70s.

He took part in Tony Zierra's 2011 documentary My Big Break, which follows the early careers of Rowe, Wes Bentley, Chad Lindberg and Greg Fawcett. Brad is also the host of the talk radio podcast series titled MIPtalk: Conversations with the World's Most Interesting People with his friend, Dolphin Tale writer, Noam Dromi.

He appeared on General Hospital as Murphy Sinclair.

In 2007, he played Shaun, the romantic interest of the central character (Trevor Wright) of Shelter. Shelter went on to win the Outstanding Film, Limited Release at the 20th Annual GLAAD Media Awards.

Rowe advocated for same-sex marriage rights during the California Proposition 8 campaigns.

Rowe spent ten years teaching and volunteering at Chrysalis in Los Angeles. He was introduced to the organization by actress Rebecca Gayheart, who he starred with in the ABC drama Wasteland.

Rowe founded Bright Angel Productions, a video and documentary company.

Rowe is enrolled in a Masters in Public Policy (MPP) program at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs. He was awarded the Rosenfield Fellowship in Education Policy at the United Way of Greater Los Angeles.

He is married to Lisa Fiori and they have one child, a son named Hopper.[citation needed]

On January 5, 2007, Rowe starred in "Dead to Rights," an episode on the second season of Ghost Whisperer.

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