Brad Rowe (actor)
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May 15, 1970 |
Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Lisa Fiori (1999-present)|
Bradley Thomas Rowe (born May 15, 1970) is an American film and television actor, writer, producer, and public policy advocate. He appeared in Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998) and TNT's Purgatory. Other roles include a short stint as recurring character, Walt, on NewsRadio, Murphy Sinclair on General Hospital, Ty Swindle, on Wasteland, and Dan Murphy on Leap of Faith.
Rowe was born and raised in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.
A 1993 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 acting and screenwriting.
Rowe started his career in the United Talent Agency library and mailroom.
Rowe has acted in the TV movies Vanished, Lucky 7 and Though None Go with Me and the NBC mini-series The 70s, as well as appearing on Perception as FBI Agent Bobby Dalton and Agent Jack Burgess on 1-800-MISSING.
In 1998 he portrayed a recurring character named Walt in the sitcom NewsRadio. The character was the nephew of the eccentric billionaire Jimmy James boss of the WNYX crew.
Rowe is the host of the talk radio podcast series MIPtalk: Conversations with the World's Most Interesting People with writer Noam Dromi.
Rowe founded Bright Angel Productions, a video and documentary company.
Public policy work
He spent 10 years teaching and volunteering at Chrysalis in Los Angeles. In the early 2010s, Rowe worked in educational policy for the United Way of Greater Los Angeles, organizing HomeWalk, an event that raised money to fight homelessness.
Rowe graduated with a master's degree in public policy (MPP) from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs in 2013. He was awarded the Ann C. Rosenfield Fellowship in Education Policy by the United Way of Greater Los Angeles.
Rowe is the president and managing director of BOTEC Analysis, a public policy research and consulting firm based in Los Angeles. He is also a contributor to the Crime and Justice Program at New York University's Marron Institute of Urban Management.
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