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First Look at Rob Lowe as JFK in Nat Geo's 'Killing Kennedy'

June 13, 2013 (2:43 am) GMT
The 'West Wing' alum channels John F. Kennedy in the photo, recreating the U.S. 35th president's famous official portrait.

After undergoing a drastic makeover for his role as a plastic surgeon in HBO's "", has a lesser prosthetic-dependent transformation for his new acting gig, "". The actor takes on the role of John F. Kennedy in the National Geographic Channel project, and his first look in the movie has just surfaced.

Donning a suit, the Chris Traeger of "" is pictured in costume as the 35th president of the United States. He recreates JFK's posthumous presidential portrait by Aaron Shikler.

"Killing Kennedy" is adapted from Bill O'Reilly's "Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot". It chronicles the final years of Kennedy and his assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, who is portrayed by Will Rothhaar. stars as First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, and portrays Harvey Oswald's wife.

Shooting for the two-hour drama began Tuesday, June 11 in Richmond, Va. It is slated to premiere in November and mark the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's death.

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