Biography

Lewis Allan Reed was an American musician, singer and songwriter. He was the guitarist, vocalist, and principal songwriter of the rock band the Velvet Underground, with a solo career that spanned five decades.

Lewis Allan Reed was an American musician, singer and songwriter. He was the guitarist, vocalist, and principal songwriter of the rock band the Velvet Underground, with a solo career that spanned five decades.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 64

Birthday 1942-03-02

Day of Death 2013-10-27

Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story as Himself
2016 Taylor & Ultra: On the 60s, The Factory, and Being a Warhol Superstar as Himself (archive footage)
2015 Heart of a Dog as Doctor
2015 Danny Says as Himself (archive footage)
2015 The 99%: Occupy Everywhere as Narrator
2012 Anton Corbijn Inside Out as Himself
2011 Lou Reed Live Performances 1972 & 1974
2010 The Sacred Triangle: Bowie, Iggy & Lou 1971-1973
2010 Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds as Maltazard (voice)
2010 Homeland: The Story of the Lark
2010 Red Shirley
2010 Beautiful Darling as Himself (archive footage)
2009 The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concerts as Himself
2009 Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard as Emperor Maltazard (voice)
2009 13 Most Beautiful... Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests as Himself
2009 Lou Reed - Lowest Form of Life
2008 Palermo Shooting as Himself
2007 Berlin as Himself
2007 The Old, Weird America: Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music
2006 Velvet Underground: Under Review
2005 Lou Reed Live at Montreux 2000 as Himself
2005 Lou Reed - Live at Montreux 2000 as Himself
2005 Lou Reed - Walk on the Wild Side as Himself
2001 Classic Albums: Lou Reed - Transformer as Himself
2001 Prozac Nation as Lou Reed
2001 Classic Albums: Lou Reed - Transformer & Live At Montreux as Himself
2001 Andy Warhol: The Complete Picture as Himself
2000 Wild Boys: The Story of Duran Duran as Himself
1998 Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart as Himself
1998 John Cale - An Exploration of His Life & Music as Himself
1995 Blue in the Face as Man with Strange Glasses
1994 A Celebration: The Music of Pete Townshend and The Who
1993 The Velvet Underground: Live MCMXCIII as guitar, vocals
1993 Faraway, So Close! as Himself
1992 Lou Reed - Magic & Loss as Himself
1992 Coney Island Baby: Lou Reed Live in Jersey as Performer
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1 episode)
1990 Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol as Himself (archive footage)
1990 Scenes from the Life of Andy Warhol: Friendships and Intersections as Himself
1990 Lou Reed & John Cale: Songs for Drella
1989 Warhol's Cinema 1963-1968: Mirror for the Sixties as Himself (archive footage)
1988 Permanent Record as Himself
1987 The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball as Himself
1986 Bye Bye Kipling as Himself
1983 A Night with Lou Reed as Himself (Vocals and Guitar)
1983 Get Crazy as Auden
1982 Late Night with David Letterman (1 episode)
1980 One Trick Pony as Steve Kunelian
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode)
1973 Jimi Hendrix
1969 Diaries, Notes, and Sketches as Himself
1967 Exploding Plastic Inevitable as Himself
1966 The Velvet Underground Tarot Cards as Himself
1966 Moe Gets Tied Up
1966 A Symphony of Sound: The Velvet Underground & Nico 1966
1966 The Velvet Underground as Himself
1966 The Velvet Underground and Nico as Himself
1966 The Velvet Underground: Psychiatrist's Convention, NYC, 1966
1966 Salvador DalĂ­ as Himself
1966 Screen Test: Lou Reed (Coke) as Himself
1965 Andy Warhol Screen Tests as Himself
1965 The Making of an Underground Film as Himself
1965 Screen Test #1 as Himself
1965 Venus in Furs as Himself

Production

2010 Red Shirley Producer

Directing

2010 Red Shirley Director

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