Lenny Bruce
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Born: October 13, 1925

Died: August 3, 1966 (aged 40)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Comedian

Bio: Leonard Alfred Schneider, better known by the stage name Lenny Bruce, was an American comedian, social critic and satirist. His 1964 conviction in an obscenity trial was followed by a posthumous pardon, the first in New York state history. He was renowned for his open, free-style, dangerous and critical form of comedy which integrated politics, religion, and sex.

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