Michael Imperioli on Writing, Lou Reed and Life After 'The Sopranos'

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Actor Michael Imperioli attends the red carpet premiere screening of Amazon original series 'Mad Dogs' at Pacific Design Center on January 20, 2016 in West Hollywood, California.  (Photo: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Amazon Studios)

Michael Imperioli is well-known for his Emmy-winning portrayal of Christopher Moltisanti on HBO's "The Sopranos." Imperioli's latest pursuit, a novel titled "The Perfume Burned His Eyes," follows a teenage boy growing up in 1970s New York who finds an unlikely mentor in rocker Lou Reed. Imperioli joins Forum to discuss his career and the writing process for what became an extremely personal project.


Michael Imperioli, actor; author, "The Perfume Burned His Eyes"