It’s been 40 years since the release of The Outsiders, Francis Ford Coppola’s film adaptation of the S. E. Hinton novel of the same name, and in the intervening decades Rob Lowe—who made his film debut playing Sodapop Curtis—has seen it all. Over dinner with host Bruce Bozzi, he pulls back the curtain on his prodigious career, from growing up next door to the Sheen family (Emilio Estevez was one of his co-stars in The Outsiders) and watching a young Tom Cruise backflip off a car to feeling pigeonholed by the term “Brat Pack” and working on a project with his son, John Owen Lowe. Hear a preview of the episode below, and subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.
Dinner with Rob Lowe
On this week’s episode of Table for Two, the West Wing actor and podcaster explains why he hated the “Brat Pack” label, reveals Francis Ford Coppola’s bizarre directing methods, and much more