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Lenny Bruce (1925–1966)

Lenny Bruce was born Leonard Alfred Schneider on October 13, 1925, in Mineola, Long Island, New York. His British-born father, Myron, was a shoe clerk, his mother, Sadie, was a dancer. Lenny's parents were divorced when he was a child. To support herself and her son, Sadie Schneider persued a career in show business and sent Lenny to live with ... See full bio »

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Known For

Dance Hall Racket
(1953)
Thank You Mask Man
(1971)
The Rocket Man
(1954)

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 1971 Thank You Mask Man (Short) (story and narration)
 1967 Lenny Bruce in 'Lenny Bruce' (Documentary)
 1955 The Leather Jacket (Short)
 1954 Dream Follies
 1953 Walking My Baby Back Home (uncredited)
 1953 Dance Hall Racket (original story) / (screenplay)
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Other Works:

Album: "Togetherness". See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 8 Articles | See more »

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Personal Quote:

Marijuana will be legal some day, because the many law students who now smoke pot will someday become Congressmen and legalize it in order to protect themselves. See more »

Trivia:

He appears on the sleeve artwork of the album "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" by The Beatles (released in 1967). He is also one of several famous and tragic figures from history to be featured on the sleeve artwork of the album "Clutching at Straws" by rock band Marillion (released in 1987). See more »

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