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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.

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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 Has No Plans to Step Down as 'Jeopardy' Host
TMZ, 2019-10-14 17:49:01
Alex Trebek is clearly having some difficulties taking the reigns of "Jeopardy!" as he undergoes a second round of chemo for pancreatic cancer, but it is full steam ahead and there are no signs Alex is throwing in the towel. Trebek's recent…

Alex Trebek's cancer may mean ending his time as "Jeopardy!" host
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2019-10-07 19:36:15
"I will keep doing it as long as my skills do not diminish, and they have started to diminish," the 79-year-old told CTV in an interview

Alex Trebek Says Cancer Starting to 'Diminish' His 'Jeopardy!' Skills
TMZ, 2019-10-07 16:59:44
Alex Trebek sees the writing on the wall ... he says side effects from his pancreatic cancer treatments could soon force him out as "Jeopardy!" host. The TV icon got real about his future during a recent interview, saying he's starting to slur his…

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