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Actor Rob Lowe returned to Tulsa Friday to tour the home used as a set of the film “The Outsiders.”

Lowe played Sodapop Curtis in the classic film, which filmed in Tulsa in the ‘80s in one of his first film roles. He starred alongside Patrick Swayze, Tom Cruise and Ralph Macchio. A Tulsa teen, S.E. Hinton, wrote the novel.

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The novel is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its publication this year.


Lowe posted a cryptic note on his Twitter account urging people who liked the movie to follow his Instagram account.

Lowe posted a photo with his son at the house on Instagram.

#birthday visit to where it all started. Thirty five years ago to the day. Passing the torch (or towel?)

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