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Alex Trebek

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22, 1940
Greater Sudbury, Canada
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22, 1940 (age 79)
Greater Sudbury, Canada


Longtime host of TV's Jeopardy! quiz show. He also hosted the popular shows Double Dare, Pitfall and High Rollers.

Before Fame

He worked as a newscaster and sportscaster for CBS in both radio and television.


He hosted the game show The Wizard of Odds.

Family Life

He married Jean Currivan in 1990 and he has a son named Matthew and a daughter named Emily. He was previously married to Elaine Callei. In 2019, he was diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

Associated With

He guest-starred in an episode of the series How I Met Your Mother, starring Neil Patrick Harris.