The 45-year-old Mozambique-born born boss guided the Ukrainian giants to Premier League title last season while the club got their UEFA Champions League campaign off to a solid start on Tuesday as they recorded a credible 2-2 draw with Lyon in France.
Ahead of Villa's game against Preston North End-which ended in a disappointing 3-3 draw-one fan launched a whole green cabbage at Bruce to express his displeasure with the club's recent performance in England's second-tier Championship league.
The former Birmingham boss failed to sprinkle his promotion magic at Villa Park, with the Midlands outfit terminating his contract following a rotten run of one win from 10 matches.
"The process to appoint a new manager is under way", read a Villa statement.
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Coaches Colin Calderwood, Steve Agnew, Stephen Clemence and Gary Walsh have also been dismissed with immediate effect.
Bruce's position had been uncertain since a summer during which off-field events shaped Villa's pre-season preparations, after the club initially missed a £4m tax payment in June.
John Terry and Dean Smith are among the early front-runners to succeed Bruce at Villa Park.
Henry was first mooted as a replacement for Bruce in July following the arrival of new owners Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens.
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