Art Fleming

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Birthday
1, 1924
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Apr 25, 1995 (70)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
1, 1924
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Apr 25, 1995 (70)

About

Icon who was as the very first host of the TV game show Jeopardy.

Before Fame

His parents were Austrian immigrants and he grew up in New York before attending Colgate and Cornell Universities where he was a talented athlete.

Trivia

He was nominated for two Emmy Awards for his service on Jeopardy.

Family Life

He was married to Becky Fleming and adopted her two children before his retirement in 1992.

Associated With

Alex Trebek has hosted Jeopardy following Art Fleming's stint.