Welsh former snooker player nicknamed "Dracula" who won six World Snooker Championships during his illustrious career. In 1979 and 1980, he won back-to-back World Cup titles as a member of the Welsh team.
He became a coal miner at age fourteen and later became a police officer.
At age fifty, he became the oldest player ever to win a ranking tournament.
His father was a coal miner who died in 1982.
He defeated Alex Higgins to win the 1976 World Championships before losing to him in 1982.