Willie Thorne

1954 - 2020

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William Joseph Thorne (4 March 1954 – 17 June 2020) was an English professional snooker player. He won one ranking title, the 1985 Classic. He also reached the final of the 1985 UK Championship, losing 16–14 to Steve Davis after leading 13–8. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Willie Thorne has received more than 665,163 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Willie Thorne is the 17th most popular snooker, the 4,832nd most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 16th most popular British Snooker.

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Among snookers, Willie Thorne ranks 17 out of 57Before him are John Pulman, Judd Trump, Dennis Taylor, Shaun Murphy, Graeme Dott, and Terry Griffiths. After him are Peter Ebdon, Stuart Bingham, Marco Fu, John Spencer, Ali Carter, and Ken Doherty.

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Among people born in 1954, Willie Thorne ranks 466Before him are Marek Kusto, Anuradha Paudwal, James Gleick, Raymond T. Odierno, Kevin Warwick, and Mark Edmondson. After him are Bill Mumy, Gina Rinehart, Olga Knyazeva, Priscilla Barnes, Renate Dorrestein, and E. Allen Emerson. Among people deceased in 2020, Willie Thorne ranks 510Before him are Sushant Singh Rajput, Zindzi Mandela, Jonathan Sacks, Hawa Abdi, Mel Winkler, and Slade Gorton. After him are Hana Kimura, Hadi Khosroshahi, Arnie Robinson, Jorge Llopart, Nicholas Parsons, and Caroline Flack.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Willie Thorne ranks 4,832 out of 6,924Before him are Joan Sims (1930), Colin Kazim-Richards (1986), Nick Moran (1969), Yvonne Ridley (1958), Peter Lord (1953), and Ron Springett (1935). After him are Norman Whiteside (1965), Tommy Lawton (1919), Francis Willughby (1635), Tony Curran (1969), David O'Hara (1965), and Daniel Kaluuya (1989).

Among SNOOKERS In United Kingdom

Among snookers born in United Kingdom, Willie Thorne ranks 16Before him are John Pulman (1923), Judd Trump (1989), Dennis Taylor (1949), Shaun Murphy (1982), Graeme Dott (1977), and Terry Griffiths (1947). After him are Peter Ebdon (1970), Stuart Bingham (1976), John Spencer (1935), Ali Carter (1979), Paul Hunter (1978), and Stephen Maguire (1981).