Lou Reed has been featured on The Cable Guy, Almost Famous, The Royal Tenenbaums and The School of Rock movies soundtracks.
Film Director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders made a documentary about Lou Reed, called Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart in 1998.
Lou Reed received electroshock therapy while in a mental hospital as a teenager.
Music legend David Bowie produced Lou Reed's solo debut album Transformer.
Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame In 1996.
All though Lou Reed left The Velvet Underground in 1970 only having recording 4 albums. The Velvet Underground released 8 more albums featuring Lou Reed all recorded before 1970.
Lou Reed (1972)
Sally Can't Dance (1974)
Metal Machine Music (1975)
Coney Island Baby (1976)
Rock 'n' Roll Heart (1976)
Street Hassle (1978)
The Bells (1979)
Growing Up in Public (1980)
The Blue Mask (1982)
Legendary Hearts (1983)
New Sensations (1984)
New York (1989)
Magic and Loss (1992)
Set the Twilight Reeling (1996)
The Raven (2003)
Discography with The Velvet Underground:
The Velvet Underground and Nico (1967)
White Light/White Heat (1968)
The Velvet Underground (1969)
Lou Reed left The Velvet Underground in 1970.
Lou Reed at the age of 14 was in the band The Shades.
Lou Reed went to Syracuse University.
Lou Reed's star sign is Pisces.
Lou Reed has been divorced twice.
Lou Reed has been married three times.
Lou Reed was in the music band The Velvet Underground.
Lou Reed is 5'8" tall.
Lou Reed: You know the expression 'God protects fools and drunks' I qualify for both!
Lou Reed: The most important part of my religion is to play guitar.
Lou Reed: I'm an artist and that means I can be as egotistical as I want to be.
Lou Reed: I always believed that I have something important to say and I said it.