Lowe, Charlotte

Lowe, Charlotte
(March 25, 1969, Lyon, Rhône, France - ) and Lowe, David (April 17, 1955, Warrington, England, UK-)
   Having graduated with a diploma in physics and philosophy from Oxford University, David Lowe received a PhD in nuclear physics from the Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, and became a re­searcher physician at the Cancer Research Institute, Royal Marsden Hospital, London. He also worked as an examiner of patent letters for the European pat­ent office at La Haye, Netherlands. He gave up his scientific career to make his acting debut with the Yorkshire Actors Company (Cry Wolf The Cabinet of Dr Caligari; La Belle et la Bête). He also worked with the Albion Woods Circus and directed commercials and an opera (Benjamin Britten's Noah's Ark). Known mainly in France (where he settled) as a radio (Le Fou du Roi) and TV host (France Inside Out; Union libre; 93 Faubourg Saint-Honoré), he performed in com­mercials, films (1991 Mississippi One, also composer, Sarah Moon; 1994 Jeanne la Pucelle II—Les Prisons / UK and USA:Joan the Maid 2:The Prisons, Jacques Riv-ette; 1998 The Man in the Iron Mask, Randall Wallace, UK / USA; Charité Biz'ness, Thierry Barthes, Pierre Jamin; 2003 Filles perdues, Cheveux gras, Claude Duty; Circuss, short, also composer, Sarah Moon), and TV movies (1993 Le Paradis absolument, Patrick Volson; Highlander, episode "The Lady and the Tiger"; 1995 Sandra Princesse Rebelle, 8 X 90', Didier Albert; 1996 Blossom in Paris; 1997 Les Arnaqueuses, Thierry Binisti; 1998 Nestor Burma, episode "Poupée russe", Philippe Venault; 1998-2000 Union libre, TV show; 2002 Relic Hunter / Sydney Fox l'Aventurière / Relic Hunter—Die Schatzjagerin, episode "Memories of Montmartre", Paolo Barzman, Canada / USA / France / Germany; Patron sur Mesure, Stéphane Clavier; 2004 Les Copains d'abord, Joël Santoni; 2006 Bataille natale, Anne Deluz; 2007 Valentin, Patrice Martineau, France / Belgium). He is also a composer (1998 H.D., short, Benoît Papin; 2002 Something About . . . Lillian, short, Sarah Moon; Jojo la Frite, short, Nicolas Cuche; 2003 McDull dans les Nuages, French version, Yuen Toe, Hong Kong). He also worked in TV (1997 Combats de Femmes, segment "Harcelée", Nicolas Cuche; 1999 50Ans de Tati, documentary, Sarah Moon) and is a journalist, pub­lishing articles in L'Equipe, Citizen K, Nova, and L'Autre Journal. His wife Charlotte Lowe studied American literature and attended acting courses with Jack Gar-fein in Paris and at the Actors' Studio in New York City. She played in a couple of films (1989 Un Monde sans Pitié / UK: Love Without Pity / USA: A World Without Pity, Eric Rochant; 1994 Quand j'avais Cinq Ans je m'ai tué, Jean-Claude Sussfeld).
2005 ◘ Un Beau Matin (also co-screenwriter, co-cinematographer, actor, co-editor with David Lowe only)

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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