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Lenny Kravitz


Four time Grammy Award-winner Leonard Albert Kravitz was born on May 26, 1964 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, the only child of actress Roxie Roker and Hollywood producer Sy Kravitz. The family moved to California when Lenny was ten. His father was Jewish and his mother was of African-American and Afro-Bahamian ancestry. He started playing ... See full bio »

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Known For

Precious
Precious Nurse John
(2009)
Bad Boys II
Bad Boys II Soundtrack
(2003)
Lee Daniels' The Butler
Lee Daniels' The Butler James Holloway
(2013)

Filmography

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 2016 Tvoje tvár má známý hlas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (2016) ... (writer: "Fly Away")
  Hola y adiós (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes, 2016) (producer - 2 episodes, 2016) (writer - 2 episodes, 2016)
- Episode #1.11 (2016) ... (performer: "Fly Away") / (producer: "Fly Away") / (writer: "Fly Away")
- Episode #1.10 (2016) ... (performer: "Mr. Cab Driver") / (producer: "Mr. Cab Driver") / (writer: "Mr. Cab Driver")
  Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2015) (performer - 1 episode, 2013)
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 1991 (2015) ... (writer: "It Ain't Over til It's Over", "Justify My Love")
- Gorilla (2013) ... (performer: "It Ain't Over Til It's Over") / (writer: "It Ain't Over Til It's Over")
 2015 Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show Starring Katy Perry (TV Movie) (performer: "I Kissed a Girl")
 2014 Rude Tube (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Arena of Awesomeness (2014) ... (performer: "Fly Away" - uncredited)
 2013/I Lee Daniels' The Butler (arranger: "You And I Ain't Nothin' No More") / (producer: "You And I Ain't Nothin' No More") / (writer: "You And I Ain't Nothin' No More")
 2013 The Big Dirty List Show: 50 Years of Sex and Music (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Justify My Love")
 2013 Madonna: The MDNA Tour (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Justify My Love")
  North America (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2013) (performer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Outlaws and Skeletons (2013) ... (lyrics: "I Love the Rain") / (music: "I Love the Rain") / (performer: "I Love the Rain")
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 24 episodes, 2010 - 2013) (performer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #21.148 (2013) ... (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.118 (2013) ... (writer: "Come On Get It" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.87 (2013) ... (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.49 (2012) ... (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.40 (2012) ... (writer: "Come On Get It" - uncredited)
 2013 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Battles, Part 3 (2013) ... (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way")
  Divorce (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (writer - 3 episodes, 2012 - 2013)
- Episode #1.7 (2013) ... (performer: "Fields of Joy") / (writer: "Fields of Joy")
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... (performer: "Come On Get It") / (writer: "Come On Get It")
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (performer: "A New Door") / (writer: "A New Door")
 2012 The Kennedy Center Honors (TV Special) (performer: "Whole Lotta Love")
 2012 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2012) ... (writer: "Fly Away")
 2012 Hope Springs (performer: "It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over") / (writer: "It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cançons per seduir (2012) ... (writer: "Justify My Love")
 2010-2012 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- On My Way (2012) ... (writer: "Stand" - uncredited)
- The Power of Madonna (2010) ... (writer: "Justify My Love" - uncredited)
  Forsthaus Falkenau (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Das Geheimnis im Moor (2011) ... (performer: "Fly Away" - uncredited) / (writer: "Fly Away" - uncredited)
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #19.2 (2011) ... (performer: "Stand" - uncredited) / (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way", "Stand" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.170 (2011) ... (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.84 (2011) ... (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way" - uncredited)
 2011/I Abduction (performer: "Come on Get It") / (writer: "Come on Get It")
 2011 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Hungarian Grand Prix: Qualifying (2011) ... (performer: "It Ain't Over 'till It's Over" - uncredited)
 2011 Queens of Pop (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Madonna (2011) ... (writer: "Justify My Love")
 2011 Idool 2011 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Halve finale (2011) ... (writer: "Always on the Run")
  Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #3.73 (2011) ... (performer: "Roots, Rock, Reggae") / (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way" - uncredited)
  20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 4 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (writer - 3 episodes, 2010)
- Adults Only 20 to 1: Sizzling Supermodels (2011) ... (performer: "American Woman" - uncredited)
- Greatest Sports Movies of All Time (2010) ... (performer: "American Woman", "Always On The Run" - uncredited) / (writer: "Always On The Run" - uncredited)
- Blockbuster Heroes (2010) ... (performer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way" - uncredited) / (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way" - uncredited)
- Sporty, Rich & Sexy (2010) ... (performer: "American Woman", "Are You Gonna Go My Way" - uncredited) / (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way" - uncredited)
 2010 X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 3. Live Show (2010) ... (writer: "I'll Be Waiting")
 2010 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.3 (2010) ... (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way" - uncredited)
 2009 Guitar Hero: Van Halen (Video Game) (performer: "Rock And Roll Is Dead") / (writer: "Rock And Roll Is Dead")
 2009 Cesko slovenská superstar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sesté finále: MTV Choice (2009) ... (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way')
 2009 WWE Raw (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 October 2009 (2009) ... (performer: "American Woman")
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (writer: "Justify My Love")
 2009/II Precious (arranger: "Do It") / (performer: "Do It") / (producer: "Do It") / (writer: "Do It")
  Rage (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Rage 'Ready for My Close Up' Special (2008) ... (performer: "Again", "American Woman") / (writer: "Again")
 2008 Turkish for Beginners (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Die mit dem Ghetto-Spezial (2008) ... (performer: "I'll Be Waiting" - uncredited)
 2008 Guitar Hero World Tour (Video Game) ("Are You Gonna Go My Way")
 2008 Putzfrau Undercover (TV Movie) (performer: "Where Are We Runnin'?" - uncredited)
 2008 60/90 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Los Picapiedra i Lady Di (2008) ... (performer: "American Woman")
 2008 Sex and the City (performer: "Real Girl") / (writer: "Real Girl")
 2008 Made of Honor (performer: "Love Revolution") / (writer: "Love Revolution")
 2008 Death Note: L Change the World ("I'll be waiting")
 2007 The Country Doctor (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Geschäftsgebaren (2007) ... (performer: "Calling All Angels" - uncredited)
 2003-2007 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Mottoshow #1 - Die größten Hits aller Zeiten (2007) ... (writer: "Fly Away")
- Mottoshow #2 - Rock und Popballaden (2003) ... (writer: "I Belong to You")
 2007 Penélope, camino a los Oscar (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Fly Away")
 2004-2006 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Liveshow #4 - Rock (2006) ... (writer: "Let Love Rule")
- Liveshow #7 - Bigband (2004) ... (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way")
 2006 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ha-Mishpat: Part 2 (2006) ... (writer: "Be My Baby" - uncredited)
 2005 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 3 Results Show (2005) ... (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way")
 2005 I'm Going to Tell You a Secret (Documentary) (writer: "Justify My Love")
  The X Factor (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Judges' Houses 1 (2005) ... (performer: "Fly Away" - uncredited) / (writer: "Fly Away" - uncredited)
 2005 The Work of Director Mark Romanek (Video documentary) (performer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way") / (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way", "God Gave Me Everything")
 2004 Idool 2004 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Idool 2004 Tribute Show (2004) ... (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way")
- Liveshow 7 - Rock (2004) ... (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way")
 2004 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Juryns val (2004) ... (writer: "Always on the Run")
 2004 2004 MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamerica (TV Special) (performer: "Calling All Angels" - uncredited)
 2004 Peace One Day (Documentary) (performer: "Freedom Train") / (writer: "Freedom Train")
 2004 Entourage (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Date Night (2004) ... ("Storm", uncredited)
  Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2000)
- Quartett im Bett (2004) ... (performer: "It Ain't Over 'till It's Over")
- Anna schlägt zurück (2000) ... (writer: "Justify My Love")
  Her Own Destiny (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... (performer: "Calling All Angels") / (writer: "Calling All Angels")
 2004 One Tree Hill (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Games That Play Us (2004) ... (performer: "Where Are We Runnin'?" - uncredited)
 2002-2003 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #3.14 (2003) ... (writer: "I Belong to You")
- Top 35 #2 (2003) ... (writer: "Fly Away")
- Episode #1.11 (2002) ... (writer: "Fly Away")
  EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 7 episodes, 2000 - 2003) (writer - 5 episodes, 2000 - 2003)
- Episode dated 10 July 2003 (2003) ... (performer: "Fly Away" - uncredited) / (writer: "Fly Away" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 6 January 2003 (2003) ... (performer: "Fly Away" - uncredited) / (writer: "Fly Away" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 4 June 2001 (2001) ... (performer: "Fly Away" - uncredited) / (writer: "Fly Away" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 29 January 2001 (2001) ... (performer: "Fly Away" - uncredited) / (writer: "Fly Away" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 1 August 2000 (2000) ... (performer: "Fly Away" - uncredited)
 2003 Bad Boys II (performer: "Show Me Your Soul") / (producer: "Show Me Your Soul") / (writer: "Show Me Your Soul")
 2003 Bruce Almighty (writer: "God Gave Me Everything")
 2003 Cradle 2 the Grave (performer: "Guns & Roses")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2002) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- How I Spent My Strummer Vacation (2002) ... (performer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way") / (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way")
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1991 - 2001) (performer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Eric McCormack/Jay-Z (2002) ... (performer: "Guns & Roses")
- Hugh Jackman/Mick Jagger (2001) ... (writer: "God Give Me Everything I Want" - uncredited)
- Delta Burke/Chris Isaak (1991) ... (writer: "Justify My Love")
 2002 Returner (performer: "Dig In")
 2002 Blue Crush (performer: "If I Could Fall in Love") / (writer: "If I Could Fall in Love")
  The Challenge (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2002) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Battle of the Seasons: Vertical Limit (2002) ... (performer: "Dig In" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dig In" - uncredited)
 2001 Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec (Video Game) (performer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way? (Gran Turismo Remix)", "Again") / (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way? (Gran Turismo Remix)", "Again")
 2001 Sex and the City (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ghost Town (2001) ... (performer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way?")
  Undergrads (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Drunks (2001) ... (performer: "Rock and Roll is Dead") / (writer: "Rock and Roll is Dead")
 2001 Familie und andere Glücksfälle (TV Movie) ("Fly away")
 2000 Periodistas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ph neutro (2000) ... (performer: "Again")
 2000 Coyote Ugly (performer: "Fly Away") / (writer: "Fly Away")
 2000 Roswell (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Blind Date (2000) ... (performer: "Stand By My Woman")
 2000 Ramat Aviv Gimmel (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.20 (2000) ... (performer: "Fly Away" - uncredited)
 1999 An Audience with Tom Jones (TV Special) (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way")
 1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (arranger: "American Woman") / (performer: "American Woman") / (producer: "American Woman")
 1999 Go (performer: "Always On The Run") / (writer: "Always On The Run")
 1999 Unter uns: Die Highlights (TV Movie) (performer: "Fly Away")
 1998 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Mike Myers (Video documentary) (writer: "Justify My Love")
 1998 The Rugrats Movie (performer: "This World Is Something New to Me")
 1998 The Waterboy (performer: "Always on the Run") / (writer: "Always on the Run")
 1998 MTV Video Music Awards 1998 (TV Special) (performer: "Ray of Light")
 1998 Twice Upon a Yesterday (performer: "All I ever wanted") / (writer: "All I ever wanted")
 1996 Die Harald Schmidt Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Show #59 (1996) ... (performer: "Can't Get You Off My Mind")
 1995 Batman Forever (producer: "Where Are You Now?") / (writer: "Where Are You Now?")
 1995 The Jerky Boys (lyrics: "Are You Gonna Go My Way") / (music: "Are You Gonna Go My Way")
  Dead at 21 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1994) (writer - 1 episode, 1994)
- Pilot Episode (1994) ... (performer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way") / (writer: "Are You Gonna Go My Way")
  Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1994) (writer - 1 episode, 1994)
- Pumping Iron (1994) ... (performer: "Is There Any Love In Your Heart?") / (writer: "Is There Any Love In Your Heart?")
 1994 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (writer: "LINE UP")
 1994 Reality Bites (performer: "Spinning Around Over You") / (producer: "Spinning Around Over You") / (writer: "Spinning Around Over You")
 1993 Hookers Hustlers Pimps and Their Johns (Documentary) (writer: "Justify My Love")
 1993 Madonna: The Girlie Show - Live Down Under (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The Beast Within", "Justify My Love" - as L. Kravitz)
 1993 Boxing Helena (performer: "IT AIN'T OVER TIL IT'S OVER") / (producer: "IT AIN'T OVER TIL IT'S OVER") / (writer: "IT AIN'T OVER TIL IT'S OVER")
 1992 Love Is Like That (performer: "FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME") / (producer: "FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME") / (writer: "FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME")
 1992 Koskenkorva Cowboys (writer: "Justify My Love")
 1992 The Cutting Edge (writer: "It Ain't Over Till It's Over")
 1991 Vamp (TV Series) ("It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over")
 1991 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 72 Hours (1991) ... (writer: "Justify My Love")
 1990 Madonna: Justify My Love (Video short) (writer: "Justify My Love")
 1990 The Return of Superfly (producer: "Superfly 1990")
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Other Works:

Album: "Five" See more »

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6 Interviews | 9 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his Christian faith] I really do use Christ as my example and try to live this life and not just bulls--t with it. See more »

Trivia:

Says his nickname growing up in Bed-Sty neighborhood of Brooklyn was 'Eddie' because his neighbors, with deep "country" Southern accents, always misheard his name "Lenny" for"Eddie.". See more »

Trademark:

Often uses Gibson Flying V guitars See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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