Did You Know A Local TV Anchor Played In A Popular Disney Series?
When you're out and about here in Southwest Louisiana, you never know who you may run into. But, did you know that a former KPLC anchor was in the hit Disney+ series The Mandalorian? That's right, he was!
The Mandalorian is an American space Western television series created by Jon Favreau for the streaming service Disney+. It is the first live-action series produced in the Star Wars franchise, beginning five years after the events of Return of the Jedi (1983). The series stars Pedro Pascal as the title character, a lone bounty hunter who goes on the run to protect the Force-sensitive child Grogu from remnant Imperial forces led by Moff Gideon.
Well, was it all Pedro Pascal? Here's what we know.
Meet Barry Lowin, Barry is a Sulphur High School graduate who attended Louisiana State University. Barry has acted in some form in The Mandalorian, The Big Bang Theory, and The Bold and the Beautiful. Barry also performed as The Trickster in Cirque du Soleil's Kooza.
Barry has recently announced he is leaving KPLC and did a sit down to talk about his time as The Mandalorian.
"This was such a big part of my life. It's something I wore every day. - Lowin on the Mandalorian helmet
During the interview with KPLC, Lowin mentions how he and Brendan Wayne would perform the physical acting part of the show.
Barry has accepted a new position at a TV station in Florida and is no longer at KPLC, but Lowin does plan to attend CyphaCon in Lake Charles this April.
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