Alex Higgins

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Birthday
18, 1949
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jul 24, 2010 (61)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
18, 1949
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jul 24, 2010 (61)

About

Professional Snooker player who was the World Champion in 1972 and 1982.

Before Fame

He began playing snooker at age 11, and honed his skills at the local YMCA.

Trivia

Considered one of the most popular snooker players ever, he was often known by his nickname, Hurricane Higgins.

Family Life

He was married twice, and had two children, a son and a daughter.

Associated With

He won a World Doubles Championship with Jimmy White.