Lou Reed was inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame in 1996 and is a founding member of the legendary Velvet Underground. He has acted in and composed music for a number of films and is the recipient of the Chevalier Commander of Arts and Letters from the French government. He is the author of Pass thru Fire and the play The Raven. Emotion in Action is his first photo-book. Lou Reed lives in New York City.