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Alex Trebek

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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.

Fact file

  • 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 celebrates his birthday in the most 'Jeopardy!' way possible: 'Who is 79?'
USA Today TV, 2019-07-23 10:19:40
Host Alex Trebek rang in his 79th birthday with family, friends and some good, old-fashioned "Jeopardy!" humor.        

"Jeopardy James" honors Alex Trebek with donation
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2019-06-20 18:30:41
James Holzhauer gave $1,109.14 to pancreatic cancer research for "Alex Trebek and all the other survivors"

Alex Trebek and James Holzhauer attended the NHL Awards — but only one got a standing ovation
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-06-20 17:45:00
If host Alex Trebek is in the house, can big-time “Jeopardy” winner James Holzhauer be far behind? On Wednesday night, the two both showed up as presenters at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas. Trebek, however, was the one who got the most fanfare. Actor Jon Hamm introduced presenter Trebek ...

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