Lenny Bruce

Lenny Bruce
1925 - 1966

Lenny Bruce  American Comic


Who is he dating right now?

Rest in peace.


Lenny Bruce was previously married to Honey Bruce Friedman (1951 - 1957).

Lenny Bruce was in relationships with Faye Dunaway (1962 - 1963) and Candy Barr.

Lenny Bruce had encounters with Jeanne Carmen and Barbara McNair.


American Comic Lenny Bruce was born Leonard Alfred Schneider on 13th October, 1925 in Mineola, Long Island, New York, USA and passed away on 3rd Aug 1966 Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States aged 40. He is most remembered for Multiply Obscene Comic.. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Lenny Bruce is a member of the following lists: Obscenity controversies, Censorship and American Jews.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating2 1 year 6 months, 2 days -
Married1 6 years - -
Encounter2 - - -
Total5 6 years 1 year, 4 months 1 year


First Name Leonard
Middle Name Alfred
Last Name Schneider
Full Name at Birth Leonard Alfred Schneider
Alternative Name Leonard Alfred Schneider, Lenny Bruce
Age 40 (age at death) years
Birthday 13th October, 1925
Birthplace Mineola, Long Island, New York, USA
Died 3rd August, 1966
Place of Death Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of Death Accidental Overdose (Acute Morphine Poisoning)
Buried Eden Memorial Park, Mission Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Wellington C. Mepham High School, Bellmore, Long Island, New York, United States
Occupation Text Stand-Up Comedian, Social Critic And Satirist.
Occupation Comic
Claim to Fame Multiply Obscene Comic.
Music Genre (Text) Satire, Political Satire, Black Comedy, Improvisational Comedy, Blue Comedy
Year(s) Active 1947–1966
Father Myron (Mickey) Schneider (Was A Shoe Clerk And Lenny Bruce Saw Him Very Infrequently.)
Mother Sally Marr (Real Name Sadie Schneider, Born Sadie Kitchenberg), Was A Stage Performer And Had An Enormous Influence On Lenny Bruce's Career.)

Leonard Alfred Schneider (October 13, 1925 – August 3, 1966), better known by his stage name Lenny Bruce, was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, and satirist. He was renowned for his open, freestyle and critical form of comedy which contained satire, politics, religion, sex, and vulgarity. His 1964 conviction in an obscenity trial was followed by a posthumous pardon, the first in the history of New York state, by Governor George Pataki in 2003.

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Lenny Bruce40 LibraComic
Faye Dunaway80 CapricornActress
Honey Bruce Friedman78 LeoSinger
Candy Barr70 CancerActress
Jeanne Carmen77 LeoActress
Barbara McNair72 PiscesActress


Thank You Mask Man1971The Lone Ranger, Various (voice)Short Film
The Leather Jacket1955Short Film
Dream Follies1954The Foreign Chef (uncredited), WillieMovie
Dance Hall Racket1953VincentMovie


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mjnycApr 23, 2009

The man was a pioneer in his brand of comedy and paid quite a price for it. Nowadays foulmouthed comedy is virtually mainstream.

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