Place of Birth: Montreal, QC, Canada
Date of Birth: October 5, 1965
Mario Lemieux is a Canadian ice hockey player. He was the first overall pick in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft, and was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
He was born in Montreal to Pierrette, a stay-at-home mother, and Jean-Guy Lemieux, an engineer. He and his older brothers Alain and Richard grew up in a working class family in the Ville-Émard district.