Todd Lowe

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Todd Lowe
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Todd Lowe at the 2010 SAG Awards
Born (1977-05-10) May 10, 1977 (age 45)
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 , 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]



A Texas Funeral1999Skinny Private
Natural SelectionJimmie Dickenson
Where the Heart Is 2000Troy
The Princess Diaries 2001Lana's date Eric
My Dinner with Jimi 2003John Lodge
Redline 2007Nick
O22009TrevorShort film
Sequoia 2014Oscar MacGrady
50 to 1 Kelly
GrooveGusShort film
The Girl on the RoofRickShort film
The Remains 2016John
Alamo DownsDagger-14-plain.png2017Alamo DownsShort film, also producer; post-production
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Walker, Texas Ranger 1997Jackie PerraltaEpisode: "Sons of Thunder"
Walker, Texas Ranger1999Zack ConlonEpisode: "Lost Boys"
The '70s2000Man with FlagTelevision film
Gilmore Girls 2002–07Zack Van GerbigRecurring role (season 3–7); 42 episodes
Trash2003BillyTelevision film
Silver Lake2004GrantTelevision film
Without a Trace 2006Ryan LeonardEpisode: "The Thing with Feathers"
True Blood 2008–14Terry BellefleurRecurring (season 1), Main (seasons 2–6), Guest (season 7); 66 episodes
Ave 432009–16RandyMain (season 1–3), Guest (seasons 5–6, 9); 30 episodes
NCIS 2009Agent Chad Dunham3 episodes
CSI: Miami 2011Jake McGrathEpisode: "Wheels Up"
Natasha Mail Order Bride Escape to America2012KeithTelevision film
Bunheads DavisEpisode: "What's Your Damage, Heather?"
Criminal Minds 2015William TaylorEpisode: "Awake"
Cold2016Thomas5 episodes
From the Mouths of BabesHimselfDocumentary; 3 episodes
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Zack Van GerbigRecurring role; 3 episodes
Shooter 2017Colin DobbsRecurring role (season 2); 5 episodes

Video games

Turok 2: Seeds of Evil 1998N/AAdditional voices/creature effects

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2009 14th Satellite Awards Best Cast (or Best Ensemble) – Television Series True Blood Won
2010 16th Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated

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  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.