My Name Is Lenny is a 2017 American documentary film directed by Ron Howard. The film follows Lenny Cooke, a basketball prodigy who was considered one of the best high school basketball players in the country. However, after being drafted by the New York Knicks, Cooke struggled to adjust to the NBA and eventually retired from the sport. The film explores Cooke's journey from being a promising young athlete to a struggling professional, and it sheds light on the challenges that many young athletes face when they make the transition to the professional level.

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My Name Is Lenny (2017)

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My Name Is Lenny is a 2017 American documentary film directed by Ron Howard. The film follows Lenny Cooke, a basketball prodigy who was considered one of the best high school basketball players in the country. However, after being drafted by the New York Knicks, Cooke struggled to adjust to the NBA and eventually retired from the sport. The film explores Cooke's journey from being a promising young athlete to a struggling professional, and it sheds light on the challenges that many young athletes face when they make the transition to the professional level.

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Josh Helman

Lenny McLean
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Michael Bisping

Roy Shaw
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Chanel Cresswell

Valerie McLean
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John Hurt

Leslie Salmon
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Nick Moran

Johnny Bootnose
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Charley Palmer Rothwell

Carrots McLean
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Rita Tushingham

Reenie Joyce
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George Russo

Frank Warren
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Martin Askew

Jim Irwin
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Jennifer Brooke

Trixie Marks
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Nicola Duffett

Ethel
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Ruth Alfie Adams

Mrs. Anderson
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Robert Goodman

Bobby Sunlight
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Decca Heggie

Blockie Johnson
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Dean Christie

Alan Draper
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Frankie Fairbrass

Frankie
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Cathal Pendred

Roofie
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Jenna Manning

Nurse
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Frankie Oatway

Kenny Mac
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Lee Shone

Trevor Lemon
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Ben Stylianou

Referee
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Jack Veal

Little Lenny
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Taylor Allen

Kruger
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Adam Basil

Gypsy
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Conor Boru

Paddy
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Jill Buchanan

Shopper at the Market
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Al Diegan

Working man / Mad AL
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Daniel Gardner

Local Villian
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James Grogan

Eric
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Jody Halse

Mickey
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Ryan Masher

Spunky
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Dave Morgan

Mega Dave - Roy Shaws Team
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Paul O'Kelly

Working Man
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Serena Orsi-Dadomo

Sadie
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Gino Picciano

Judge
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Jack Robinson

Member Of Crowd
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Boyd Rogers

Gypsy Fighter
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Shend

Mikey
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Buddy Skelton

Bunter
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Kevin Smith

Gypsy fighter
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Kurt Tarrant

Peanut
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Mark Underwood

Doctor
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Rebecca Van Cleave

Ring Girl 2
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John Wakefield

Harry in Pub / Boxing coach
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Chris Wilson

Police sergeant 167
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Jonathan Clifford

Boxer (uncredited)
Crew
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Ron Scalpello

Director
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Paul Van Carter

Writer
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Martin Askew

Writer
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