Lowry also executive produced the critically acclaimed film Donnie Darko. The film premiered at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize as well as three Independent Spirit Awards.
Prior to his tenure at Gaylord Films/Pandora, Lowry had a first look producing deal at Walt Disney Pictures where he produced such films as The Kid and Instinct. He also produced Hounded for the Walt Disney Channel.
Lowry also produced A Time To Kill, First Knight, Revenge, My Life, The Last of the Mohicans, and Only The Lonely (with John Hughes). In addition, Lowry produced Career Opportunities, Top Secret, Get Crazy, and associate produced Airplane (with Jerry Zucker). Lowry's television executive producer credits include HBO's Baja Oklahoma and Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn for CBS. He also produced Dream West, a CBS mini-series. His telefilms include His Mistress, Wild Horses and Surviving for ABC Theatre.
A native of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Lowry attended Rollins College and Wake Forest University. In 1976, Lowry came to Los Angeles to visit his older brother, Dick, who was studying at the American Film Institute at the time. Once in Los Angeles, Lowry fell in love with film, and decided to abandon his plan to study medicine and stay in Los Angeles. He lives in Hancock Park with his screenwriter wife Christine, their son Oliver and daughter Libby.
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