Dennis Taylor was born in Northern Ireland in 1949. His most famous win, was beating Steve Davis on the final black to lift The World Championship Trophy in 1985. Nearly 19 million people stayed up to watch. The biggest audience ever on BBC2 and biggest on any TV after midnight. Dennis has won 19 tournaments around the world including The Masters and The Grand Prix. He captained Ireland to 3 World Team Championships. He has also appeared on Strictly Come Dancing and The Real Marigold Hotel.
Dennis will always be remembered for his famous upside glasses and raising the cue above his head when he potted that final black to win in 1985.
Loves working as a commentator for BBC.
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