Lenny (1974)

Lenny Said It. "Hot Honey" Did It. Together They Shocked America.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1974-11-10
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 237 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 51min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Marvin Worth Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Bob Fosse
star 7.3/10
From 237 Ratings


The story of acerbic 1960s comic Lenny Bruce, whose groundbreaking, no-holds-barred style and social commentary was often deemed by the establishment as too obscene for the public.

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  • Dustin Hoffman

    as Lenny Bruce
  • Valerie Perrine

    as Honey Bruce
  • Jan Miner

    as Sally Marr
  • Stanley Beck

    as Artie Silver
  • Frankie Man

    as Baltimore Comic
  • Rashel Novikoff

    as Aunt Mema
  • Gary Morton

    as Sherman Hart
  • Guy Rennie

    as Jack Goldstein
  • Michele Yonge

    as Nurse
  • Kathryn Witt

    as Girl
  • Monroe Myers

    as Hawaiin Judge
  • John DiSanti

    as John Santi
  • Mickey Gatlin

    as San Francisco Policeman
  • Martin Begley

    as San Francisco Judge
  • Mark Harris

    as Defense Attorney
  • Richard Friedman

    as San Francisco Prosecutor
  • Lee Sandman

    as 2nd San Francisco Judge
  • Jack Nagle

    as Reverend Mooney
  • Phil Philbin

    as New York Plainclothesman
  • Bruce McLaughlin

    as New York Judge
  • Ted Sorel

    as New York Attorney
  • Clarence Thomas

    as New York Attorney
  • Mike Murphy

    as New York Prosecutor
  • Susan Malnik

    as Kitty (age twelve)
  • George DeWitt

    as Comic
  • Judy LaScala

    as Chorus Girl
  • Don Newsome

    as Connection
  • Allison Goldstein

    as Kitty (age one)
  • Winston Lee

    as Chinese Waiter
  • Bridghid Glass

    as Kitty (age two)
  • Joe Mencel

    as Court Reporter
  • Richard O'Barry

    as Court Clerk
  • Beth Challis

    as Club Owner
  • Robert Parsons

    as Chicago Plainclothesman
  • Cecil Seay

    as Chicago Plainclothesman
  • Bob Collins

    as New York Assistant DA
  • Lynette Bernay

    as Girl in Dressing Room (uncredited)
  • Bob Fosse

    as The Interviewer (voice) (uncredited)
  • Phyllis Hyman

    as Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
  • Lillian Zuckerman

    as Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
  • Mal Jones

    as New York Court Clerk (uncredited)
  • David Joseph Martinez

    as Marine Private (uncredited)
  • Alan Ormsby

    as Man in Audience of Cellar Club (uncredited)
  • Frank Orsatti

    as Hunter (uncredited)
  • Glenn R. Wilder

    as Hunter (uncredited)
  • Zorita

    as Nightclub Owner (uncredited)
  • Cindy Embers

    as Opening Stripper (uncredited)
  • Rod Ball

    as Man in Audience of Cellar Club
Writing Julian Barry Screenplay
Writing Julian Barry Theatre Play
Sound Ralph Burns Original Music Composer
Directing Bob Fosse Director
Editing Alan Heim Editor
Production Marvin Worth Producer
Production David V. Picker Executive Producer
Art Joel Schiller Production Design
Production Beverly McDermott Casting
Production Marion Dougherty Casting
Costume & Make-Up Romaine Greene Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Robert Laden Makeup Artist
Art Nicholas J. Romanac Set Decoration
Crew Peter J. Silbermann Unit Publicist
Costume & Make-Up Albert Wolsky Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up William A. Farley Hairstylist
Editing Jonathan Pontell Assistant Editor
Editing Trudy Ship Assistant Editor
Directing Nicholas Sgarro Script Supervisor
Production Lynette Bernay Casting
Production Neil A. Machlis Unit Manager
Camera Bruce Surtees Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Michael J. Harte Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Diana Bernay Costumer
Camera Roland "Ozzie" Smith Camera Operator
Camera Michael McGowan Assistant Camera
Camera John Winner Assistant Camera
Sound Dennis Maitland Sound
Sound Richard Vorisek Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Lighting Chuck Holmes Gaffer
Camera Billy Simpson Key Grip
Sound Katherine Wenning Sound Editor
Sound Ed Rothkowitz Sound Assistant
Editing Irving Rathner Negative Cutter
Production Gail Geibel Production Secretary
Sound Ralph Burns Music Supervisor
Production Robert Greenhut Associate Producer
Art Dennis J. Parrish Property Master
Directing Ted Zachary First Assistant Director
Directing Douglas Green First Assistant Director
Directing Thomas Lofaro Second Assistant Director