James Warren "Jimmy" White MBE was born on May 2, 1962 and is nicknamed the "The Whirlwind" thanks to his fast style of play.
White is a multiple World Championship finalist renowned for losing each of the six finals he contested.
White's extensive list of achievements, however, also include victory in the World Amateur Championship, the UK Championship and the Masters.
He is also a former World Doubles champion with Alex Higgins, won the World Cup twice and Nations Cup once with England and is the 2010 World Seniors Champion.
In 1992, he became the first left-handed player, and second overall, to record a maximum break at the World Championship.