Lenny Bruce

Actor · Writer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 48
Leonard Alfred Schneider, 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 integrated satire, politics, religion, sex, and vulgarity. His 1964 conviction in an obscenity trial was followed by a posthumous pardon, the... read more

Leonard Alfred Schneider, 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 integrated 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 then-Governor George Pataki in 2003.

Birth Name

Leonard Alfred Schneider

Born

Tuesday, 13 October 1925

Died

Wednesday, 03 August 1966

Actor Filmography

The Orson Bean Show Self 2022
Explained Self (archive footage) 2018
The Fabulous Allan Carr Himself (archive footage) 2017
The History of Comedy Self (archive footage) 2017
When Comedy Went To School Himself (archive footage) 2013
Looking for Lenny Himself (archive footage) 2011
Stage Left: A Story of Theater in San Francisco Himself (archive footage) 2011
The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert Himself (archive footage) 2009
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Himself (archive footage) 2009
Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist And Rebel Himself (archive footage) 2009
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Orson Bean Show Self 2022
Explained Self (archive footage) 2018
The Fabulous Allan Carr Himself (archive footage) 2017
The History of Comedy Self (archive footage) 2017
When Comedy Went To School Himself (archive footage) 2013
Looking for Lenny Himself (archive footage) 2011
Stage Left: A Story of Theater in San Francisco Himself (archive footage) 2011
The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert Himself (archive footage) 2009
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Himself (archive footage) 2009
Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist And Rebel Himself (archive footage) 2009
Starz Inside: In the Gutter Himself (archive footage) 2008
Obscene Himself (archive footage) 2008
100 Greatest Stand-Ups Himself (archive footage) 2007
Imagine Self (archive footage) 2003
The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation Himself (archive footage) 1999
Hugh Hefner: Once Upon A Time Himself (archive footage) 1992
Death Scenes 2 Himself (archive footage) 1992
When the Applause Died Himself (archive footage) 1990
Lenny Bruce Without Tears Various (archive footage) 1972
Thank You Mask Man Various (voice) 1971
Playboy After Dark Himself (archive footage) 1969
Lenny Bruce in 'Lenny Bruce' Himself 1967
Playboy's Penthouse Himself 1959
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Himself - Comedian, Himself 1956
Dance Hall Racket Vincent 1953
Broadway Open House 1950
Talent Scouts Himself 1948

Director Filmography

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