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Rob Lowe broke off his engagement from Melissa Gilbert in 1987. They had been engaged for 1 year. Rob Lowe is currently married to Sheryl Lowe.

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Rob Lowe

Entertainment - Actor

Why Famous: The Outsiders, film

Age: 54 (b. 3/17/1964)

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Melissa Gilbert

Entertainment - Actress

Why Famous: Laura of Little House on the Prairie

Age: 54 (b. 5/8/1964)

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Relationship Timeline

Event Start Date Length
Dating 1981 5 years
Engaged 1986 1 year
Broken Engagement 1987 --
 Total6 years

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John CusackMelissa Gilbert1984View
Nastassja KinskiRob Lowe1983View

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Where and/or how did Rob Lowe and Melissa Gilbert meet?

Melissa first met Rob in a TV studio hallway, but they didn't connect romantically until she was 17.

Why did Rob Lowe and Melissa Gilbert break up?

While they were engaged Melissa became pregnant with their child and Rob told her that he could not be a father nor a husband at the time. A short time after that she miscarried and their relationship was over.

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"AT 17, we were still learning how to handle that combustible combination of serious feelings, unbridled passion and raging hormones." Melissa Gilbert

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