Carey Lowell Biography
Carey Lowell made her film debut in 1986 film CLUB PARADISE where she played as a fashion Model. Since then, she started to appear in small but interesting roles including a Bond Girl in 1989s LICENCE TO KILL opposite Timothy Dalton. Lowell also played the dead wife of Tom Hanks in SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE (1993), where she considered it as her personal favorite film.
Gifted with beauty, young Carey Lowell was signed by the Ford modeling agency immediately after High School. She would model for clients like Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein and has appeared in the most famous fashion magazine. Her most unforgettable character includes Pam Bouvier, the Bond Girl in the James Bond Movie LICENCE TO KILL and as Jamie Ross her character on the television drama LAW & ORDER.
Carey Lowell starred in various films and TV Movies in which she was best noted in the films MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE: The Joan Brock Story (2003), TV Movie FIERCE CREATURES (1997), DUKE OF GROOVE (1996), TV Movie LEAVING LAS VEGAS (1995), LOVE AFFAIR (1994), SLEEPLES IN SEATTLE (1993), ROAD TO RUIN (1991), THE GUARDIAN, (1990), LICENCE TO KILL (1989), ME & HIM (1989), DOWN TWISTED (1987), CLUB PARADISE (1986) AND DANGEROUSLY CLOSE (1986).
Carey Lowells first marriage was with John Stember, a fashion photographer in 1984 but the couple divorced in 1988. After one year, she was married to actor Griffin Dunne. Their marriage was blessed with a daughter, Hannah Dunne born April 1990. However, just like her previous marriage, their relationship didnt last and it ended in 1995.
After several years of constant dating, Carey Lowell married Richard Gere in 2002. They had a private ceremony where there were no press, friends and relatives around. The couple had a son, Homer James Jigme Gere named after his grandfathers (Homer Gere and James Lowell) who was born prior to their marriage.
Carey Lowell was nominated four times in Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for TV series Law and Order (1997 2000). In 1989, Lowell was awarded as the Female Star of Tomorrow in ShoWest Convention, USA.