People: Aug. 5, 2002


Martin Sheen may play the President on The West Wing, but back when the White House drama was just a glimmer in the eyes of NBC's programming execs, ROB LOWE, a.k.a. deputy communications director Sam Seaborn, was expected to be the biggest draw as the resident fox in chief. Now--crisis in the situation room, Sir!--Lowe is making like Jim Jeffords and ditching the party. "As much as it hurts to admit it, it has been increasingly clear for quite a while that there was no longer a place for Sam Seaborn on The West Wing," he...

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