After developing buildings in New York City and the Tribeca neighborhood, Low met one of his tenants, Robert De Niro, who supported him in his move to acting.
Low is best known for his character Morrie in Goodfellas, alongside De Niro, Joe Pesci and Ray Liotta. He also appeared in several other movies including The Mission, The King of Comedy and Once Upon a Time in America, as well as a role on The Sopranos. His last credited role was in the 2003 film Kill the Poor.
He is survived by two children, a niece and two granddaughers.