Steve Davis Biography
(English Retired Professional Snooker Player)
Birthday: August 22, 1957 (Leo)
Born In: Plumstead, London, England
Steve Davis is a retired professional snooker player from England. He has won six world titles and was the world’s top ranked snooker player from 1983 to 1990. His match against Dennis Taylor in the 1985 World Championship finals can be considered the most memorable match in his career. Three years later, he was also named as BBC’S Sports Personality of the Year, in 1988, making him the only snooker player to win this award. He dominated the sport for several years, but it ended after Stephen Hendry’s emergence. Over the next two decades, he completed at a higher level, and in 1997, he won the Masters. In 2005, he also reached the final of the UK Championships. Throughout his career, he has also published several books such as ‘Successful Snooker’, and ‘The Official Matchroom’, and ‘Frame and Fortune’. He was also honored with the Order of the British Empire. He currently serves as honorary president of the Snooker Writers Association as well.