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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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Pot Black Self
(1973-1982)
(1973-2016)
(1978-2016)
Pro-Celebrity Snooker Self - Player
(1979)

Filmography

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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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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Alex 'Hurricane' Higgins

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

In the late 90s he was stabbed by his girlfriend while living in her house in Belfast. See more »

Nickname:

Hurricane Higgins/The Hurricane. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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