61 Facts About Lenny Bruce

1. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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2. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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3. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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4. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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5. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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6. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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7. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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8. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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9. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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10. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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11. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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12. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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13. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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14. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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15. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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16. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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17. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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18. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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19. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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20. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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21. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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22. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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23. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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24. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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25. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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26. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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27. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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28. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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29. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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30. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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31. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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32. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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33. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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34. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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35. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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36. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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37. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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38. Lenny Bruce worshiped the gods of Spontaneity, Candor and Free Association.

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39. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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40. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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41. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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42. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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43. Lenny Bruce married a stripper and showgirl named Honey Harlow in 1951, as his career was about to take off.

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44. In 1966 Lenny Bruce was found dead in the bathroom of his home, a victim of a drug overdose.

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45. In 2003, Lenny Bruce was posthumously pardoned of his obscenity conviction by the governor of New York.

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46. In 1998, Lenny Bruce was the subject of a movie produced for the Home Box Office cable network.

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47. Lenny Bruce was thrown from the car, fractured his skull, and suffered lacerations.

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48. Lenny Bruce was enamored with Harlowe after spending one evening with her at a party.

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49. Lenny Bruce adopted the promiscuous lifestyle of many soldiers and seamen among his peers.

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50. Lenny Bruce performed in vaudeville shows and in burlesque theaters during the late 1940s, but in time he joined the merchant marine, working on the Luckenback Line to the Middle East.

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51. Lenny Bruce left home at the age of 16 and went to live with a couple named Dengler on their Long Island farm.

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52. Lenny Bruce was born in Mineola, New York, on October 13, 1925.

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53. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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54. Lenny Bruce was found not guilty because of the legality of the New York state-chartered foundation, the actual existence of the Guiana leper colony, and the inability of the local clergy to expose him as an impostor.

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55. Lenny Bruce was a roommate of Buddy Hackett in the 1950s, they appeared on the Patrice Munsel Show, calling their comedy duo the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players", 20 years before the cast of Saturday Night Live used the same name.

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56. Lenny Bruce took the stage as "Lenny Bruce Marsalle" one evening at the Victory Club, as a stand-in master of ceremonies for one of his mother's shows.

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57. Lenny Bruce defiantly convinced his ship's medical officer that he was experiencing homosexual urges.

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58. Lenny Bruce gave a famous performance at the Berkeley Community Theatre in December 1965.

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59. Lenny Bruce left Strip City in late 1954 and found work within the San Fernando Valley at a variety of strip clubs.

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60. Lenny Bruce developed the complexity and tone of his material in Enrico Banducci's North Beach nightclub, the "hungry i", where Mort Sahl had earlier made a name for himself.

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61. Lenny Bruce is renowned for paving the way for future outspoken counterculture-era comedians, and his trial for obscenity is seen as a landmark for freedom of speech in the United States.

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