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Stephen Hendry
MBE
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Hendry at the 2011 Paul Hunter Classic
Born 13 January 1969 (1969-01-13) (age 51)
South Queensferry, Edinburgh, Scotland
Sport country  Scotland
Nickname
  • The Golden Boy
  • The Ice Man
  • The King of the Crucible
Professional 1985–2012
Highest ranking 1 (April 1990–May 1998, May 2006–May 2007)
Career winnings £8.97 million
Highest break 147: (11 times)
Century breaks 775
Tournament wins
Ranking 36
Non-ranking 39
World Champion
  • 1990
  • 1992
  • 1993
  • 1994
  • 1995
  • 1996
  • 1999

Stephen Hendry (born 13 January 1969) is a Scottish former professional snooker player. He has won the World Championship seven times, a record in the modern snooker era.

Hendry started playing snooker in 1981, aged 12, and became at 16 years the youngest ever professional. He finished his professional career in 2012. In his career he was between 1990 an 1998 and again 2006/2007 snooker's world number one. Actual Hendry operates as a commentator for BBC Snooker.

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