Known best for her role as Annie Cabbot on ITV's DCI Banks, Lowe also appeared in two 2008 episodes of The Tudors and in three 2009 episodes of Coronation Street.
She began her professional acting career by appearing in a Sheffield Crucible Theatre production of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party.
Her film credits include roles in Pandaemonium and Route Irish.
She and her businessman fiance Terry Betts welcomed their first child in 2012.
She and Samantha Morton were both in the cast of a 1993 made-for-TV movie titled The Token King.