Cliff Thorburn

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Birthday
16, 1948
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
16, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Nicknamed "The Grinder," this snooker player won the 1980 World Championship and the 1985 Goya Matchroom Trophy.

Before Fame

He began competing professionally in England during the early 1970s.

Trivia

He was the first player to get a maximum break at the World Championship, which he did in 1983.

Family Life

He has two sons, Jamie and Andrew.

Associated With

He beat the great Alex Higgins to win the 1980 World Championship.