Rob Lowe Turns 55! Watch as He Reacts to His First ET Interview (Exclusive)

Rob Lowe distinguished his birthday on Sunday, and during 55, a vast star seems to be aging in delayed motion.

ET’s Nancy O’Dell recently spoke with a actor, who is gearing adult for a premiere of his new trivia diversion uncover Mental Samurai, and they took a travel down memory line by looking behind during his initial talk with ET.

The sit-down came in 1983 when Lowe was an up-and-coming 19-year-old actor, and he spoke with ET about what he felt was a tip to success.

“When you’re still perplexing to find some arrange of success, it’s unequivocally critical to be unequivocally serious,” a teenage Lowe expounded. “But then, once we strech a certain turn where you’ve finished a few films, afterwards it’s a genuine trap if we start holding yourself too seriously.”

Watching a footage of a decades-old interview, Lowe certified that his younger self had some unequivocally good points.

“That child knew what he was articulate about!” Lowe said, adding that he was repelled during how closely he resembled his possess sons — Matthew, 26, and John, 24 — when he was their age. “I’m only freaked out given it looks like it’s one of my kids talking. It’s freaky!”

Over a past 5 and a half decades, Lowe has managed to say his childish countenance, and a actor non-stop adult about a dual factors that have contributed to a longevity of his looks.

“Part of it is, we have my father to thank. Amazing genetics,” Lowe said, referring to his father, Chuck Lowe. “My dad’s going to be 80 and he looks 60.”

Another aspect to his health and vitality is his diet and eating regimen. As Lowe explained, he’s been gripping purify from carbs and examination what he cooking for some time.

“I’ve been doing a low-carb Atkins Lifestyle forever,” Lowe explained. “They invented a low carb thing, so that’s unequivocally helpful. As most as we do adore my pancakes. we do. I’m not a ideal human.”

Rob Lowe distinguished his birthday this year with a turn of golf, where he was assimilated by his golf friend and fellow Parks and Recreation alum Chris Pratt, and his son John.

Lowe and Pratt have remained tighten friends in a years given their dear NBC sitcom came to an end, and a birthday child couldn’t have been some-more vehement for a Jurassic World star for his new rendezvous to Katherine Schwarzenegger.

“They are a cutest integrate ever,” Lowe marveled.

Following his day out on a golf course, Lowe afterwards partied down at a B-day cooking with his wife, Sheryl Berkoff, and their sons.

“Thank we all for a birthday wishes,” Lowe wrote alongside a family print he common to Instagram on Sunday. “Had a good pre BDay final night with my biggest gifts.”

Lowe has been unequivocally outspoken about his devotion and love for his sons, and a star weighed in on a new college admissions scandal that’s been rocking a nation, explaining that a play strike a tender haughtiness given of how tough his kids, and kids opposite a country, work to go to propagandize on their possess merit.

“Listen, my kids went to Stanford and Duke. we know how tough my kids destitute their ass,” Lowe said, addressing a authorised debate surrounding a vast organisation of rich people — including Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin — who were arrested progressing this week for allegedly profitable vast sums income to fraudulently secure their children’s admissions into chosen universities opposite a country.

“So, if we am pissed about it, can we suppose what a family with no access, no ability to go to a good schools contingency feel about their container removing taken?” Lowe added.

For some-more on Lowe and his tighten bond with his sons, check out a video below.

Meanwhile, fans will get a possibility to see Lowe display off his diversion uncover horde stills when his new series, Mental Samurai, premieres Tuesday, Mar 19, during 9 p.m. ET/PT on Fox.