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Alex Higgins (I) (1949–2010)

Alex Higgins was one of the greatest, and most exuberant, snooker players of all-time. He won two World Championship titles, first in 1972 against John Spencer, and second in 1982 against Ray Reardon. In addition, he also won two Masters titles, in 1978 and 1981, and one UK Championship title in 1983. Victories in these three events make him one ... See full bio »

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Pro-Celebrity Snooker Self - Player


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 2016 The Mavericks (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Snooker Mavericks (2016) ... (performer: "If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake" - uncredited)
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Alex 'Hurricane' Higgins


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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[on his sport, Snooker]: I had such a great affection and love for playing snooker. I suppose, in a way, it's like a drug. See more »


Nicknamed Hurricane due to the speed with which he played. See more »


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