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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

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek on his cancer diagnosis
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2019-05-12 14:39:21
For 35 years Alex Trebek has hosted nearly 8,000 episodes of the game show "Jeopardy!" and won six Emmy Awards. And while contestant James Holzhauer's record-setting streak has been making headlines of late, the biggest news from the show has been Trebek's fight against pancreatic cancer. He talked with Jane ...

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek on his cancer diagnosis
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2019-05-12 14:32:21
The veteran quiz show emcee talks about his longevity on air, and his current battle against stage 4 pancreatic cancer

Alex Trebek challenges ‘Jeopardy!’ fans to guess if his hair is real
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-05-10 17:15:00
“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek posed a new challenge to viewers of his syndicated quiz show this week. We’ll take “Famous Toupees” for $200, Alex! “What the challenge for ‘Jeopardy!’ viewers is right now is to figure out, ‘Is that Alex’s real hair, or is that a full hairpiece?’” the beloved ...

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