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Biography

Alex Trebek in April 2009

Source: Wikipedia

George Alexander "Alex" Trebek (/trɨˈbɛk/; born July 22, 1940) is a Canadian American television personality. He has been the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! since 1984, and has also hosted a number of other game shows, including The Wizard of Odds, Double Dare, High Rollers, Battlestars, Classic Concentration and To Tell the Truth. Trebek has made appearances in numerous television series, usually portraying himself. A native of Canada, he became a naturalized United States citizen in 1998.

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  • Born: George Alexander Trebek July 22, 1940 (age 75) Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
  • Occupation: Television personality Game show host Actor
  • Years active: 1963–present
  • Spouse(s): Elaine Callei (1974–81) Jean Currivan-Trebek (1990–present)
  • Children: 2

Read more about Alex Trebek at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Alex Trebek sings Lizzo's 'Truth Hurts' on 'Jeopardy!' as coronavirus suspends production
USA Today TV, 2020-03-28 01:24:02
'Jeopardy!' is airing pretaped episodes that were filmed before social distancing parameters were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.        

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Variety, 2020-03-10 01:12:13
“Jeopardy!” and “Wheel of Fortune” will not tape in front of live audiences in the near term, a person familiar with the situation tells Variety, as the continued spread of coronavirus poses a risk to guests as well as immunocompromised “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, who last year was diagnosed with ...

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Variety, 2020-03-04 20:26:04
Beloved “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek has provided a hopeful update on his health, almost one year after announcing his stage 4 pancreatic cancer diagnosis. In March 2019, Trebek shared a statement on social media acknowledging that his prognosis was “not very encouraging,” but vowing to fight to beat the odds. ...

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