Todd Lowe

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Todd Lowe
Todd Lowe at the 2010 SAG Awards crop.jpg
Todd Lowe at the 2010 SAG Awards
Born (1977-05-10) May 10, 1977 (age 42)
Years active1997–present

Todd Lowe (born May 10, 1977) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Terry Bellefleur, a PTSD-suffering Iraq War veteran who works as a short order cook at Merlotte's Bar & Grill.[1], on HBO's True Blood[2] and as Zack Van Gerbig on Gilmore Girls. In 2017 he played the role of Colin Dobbs, another war veteran, in five episodes of the USA Network series Shooter (TV series), based on the 2007 film of the same name and the novel Point of Impact by Stephen Hunter

In addition to television and film, Todd has starred in over twenty stage productions and has worked on several plays written by playwright Justin Tanner.

Lowe has been a singer and guitarist for Pilbilly Knights,[3] a country-rock band based in Los Angeles. The band released a compact disc, California Nigth Club (sic) in January 2007. He is currently a member of another rock country band, The LA Hootenanny.

Lowe is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1999. While looking for jobs as an actor, Lowe worked as a substitute teacher.[4]



Title Year Role Notes
A Texas Funeral 1999 Skinny Private
Natural Selection Jimmie Dickenson
Where the Heart Is 2000 Troy
The Princess Diaries 2001 Lana's date Eric
My Dinner with Jimi 2003 John Lodge
Redline 2007 Nick
O2 2009 Trevor Short film
Sequoia 2014 Oscar MacGrady
50 to 1 Kelly
Groove Gus Short film
The Girl on the Roof Rick Short film
The Remains 2016 John
Alamo Downs Films that have not yet been released 2017 Alamo Downs Short film, also producer; post-production
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released


Title Year Role Notes
Walker, Texas Ranger 1997 Jackie Perralta Episode: "Sons of Thunder"
Walker, Texas Ranger 1999 Zack Conlon Episode: "Lost Boys"
The '70s 2000 Man with Flag Television film
Gilmore Girls 2002–07 Zack Van Gerbig Recurring role (season 3–7); 42 episodes
Trash 2003 Billy Television film
Silver Lake 2004 Grant Television film
Without a Trace 2006 Ryan Leonard Episode: "The Thing with Feathers"
True Blood 2008–14 Terry Bellefleur Recurring (season 1), Main (seasons 2–6), Guest (season 7); 66 episodes
Ave 43 2009–16 Randy Main (season 1–3), Guest (seasons 5–6, 9); 30 episodes
NCIS 2009 Agent Chad Dunham 3 episodes
CSI: Miami 2011 Jake McGrath Episode: "Wheels Up"
Natasha Mail Order Bride Escape to America 2012 Keith Television film
Bunheads Davis Episode: "What's Your Damage, Heather?"
Criminal Minds 2015 William Taylor Episode: "Awake"
Cold 2016 Thomas 5 episodes
From the Mouths of Babes Himself Documentary; 3 episodes
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Zack Van Gerbig Recurring role; 3 episodes
Shooter 2017 Colin Dobbs Recurring role (season 2); 5 episodes

Video games[edit]

Title Year Role Notes
Turok 2: Seeds of Evil 1998 N/A Additional voices/creature effects

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2009 14th Satellite Awards Best Cast (or Best Ensemble) – Television Series
True Blood
2010 16th Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated


  1. ^ True Blood News – Todd Lowe Talks about Terry Bellefleur and his Band Archived November 21, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Nellie Andreeva (September 26, 2008). "'True Blood' adds four as regulars". The Hollywood Reporter.
  3. ^ – Pilbilly Knights – LOS ANGELES – Country / Rock / Acoustic
  4. ^ Rebecca (October 18, 2010). "UT Theatre Alumni, Including True Blood's Todd Lowe, Share Success Stories". The Alcalde.

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