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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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Filmography

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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 Dance Hall Racket (screenplay)
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Album: "Thank You, Masked Man"

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5 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 7 Articles | See more »

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Personal Quote:

I won't say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write songs like 'What I'm going to do if I grow up'. See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy", by Ronald L. Smith, pg. 69-72. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387 See more »

Trademark:

Jokes about controversial social issues See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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