Bruce, Lenny (Schneider, Leonard Alfred)

(1925-66)
   American entertainer. Born in Long Island, New York, he studied drama in Los Angeles. At the height of his career, he performed throughout the US. In 1962 he faced narcotics and obscenity charges, and attempted to defend himself in court. From 1964 he was banned from stages in New York. He later committed suicide.

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  • Bruce,Lenny — Bruce, Lenny. Originally Leonard Alfred Schneider. 1926 1966. American comedian whose scathing, often obscene humor strongly influenced later comics. * * * …   Universalium

  • BRUCE, LENNY — (Leonard Alfred Schneider; 1926–1966), U.S. comedian. Born in Mineola, New York, Bruce moved to Hollywood after World War II, in which he served in the Navy, to take acting classes. He spent the next few years entertaining in nightclubs and soon… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Bruce, Lenny — orig. Leonard Alfred Schneider born Oct. 13, 1925, Mineola, N.Y., U.S. died Aug. 3, 1966, Hollywood, Calif. U.S. stand up comedian. He studied acting and began performing stand up routines in nightclubs in the 1950s, soon developing a style… …   Universalium

  • Bruce, Lenny — orig. Leonard Alfred Schneider (13 oct. 1925, Mineola, N.Y., EE.UU.–3 ago. 1966, Hollywood, Cal.). Humorista estadounidense. Estudió actuación y comenzó a presentar rutinas humorísticas en clubes nocturnos en la década de 1950, y en breve… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Lenny Bruce — Infobox Comedian name = Lenny Bruce imagesize = 140px caption = pseudonym = birth date = birth date|1925|10|13|mf=y birth place = Long Island, New York death date = death date and age|1966|8|3|1925|10|13 death place = Los Angeles, California… …   Wikipedia

  • Lenny Bruce — Nombre real Leonard Alfred Schneider Nacimiento 13 de octubre de 1925 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lenny Bruce — (1961) Lenny Bruce (* 13. Oktober 1925 auf Long Island, New York, als Leonard Alfred Schneider; † 3. August 1966 in Hollywood Hills) war ein umstrittener US amerikanischer Stand up comedian und Satiriker. Bruce trug maßgeblich dazu bei, Stand Up… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • LEONARD — Léonard Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Léonard est un prénom français d origine Germanique. Les premières mention date du VIe siècle. À l époque mérovingienne on disait Liudhard… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lenny — Leonard Bernstein; Lenny Bruce (Leonard Alfred Schneider) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Saint Léonard — Léonard Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Léonard est un prénom français d origine Germanique. Les premières mention date du VIe siècle. À l époque mérovingienne on disait Liudhard… …   Wikipédia en Français

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