John Anthony Curry

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Birthday
9, 1949
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 15, 1994 (44)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1949
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 15, 1994 (44)

About

British figure skater who won a singles gold medal at the 1976 Innsbruck Olympics. He often combined ballet and modern dance with his skating.

Before Fame

He started taking figure skating lessons at age seven, when his father did not let him pursue dance.

Trivia

He had a dominant 1976 season, where he also won the World Championships, European Championships, and British Championships.

Family Life

He had a rumored relationship with actor Alan Bates.

Associated With

He won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award a year before Virginia Wade was given the same honor in 1977.