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Alex Trebek

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George Alexander Trebek OC (July 22, 1940 – November 8, 2020) was a Canadian-American television personality, game show host and actor. He was the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! after its revival in 1984, and 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 also made appearances in numerous television series, in which he usually played himself. A native of Canada, Trebek became a naturalized United States citizen in 1998. He received the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host seven times for his work on Jeopardy!. On November 8, 2020, Trebek died at age 80 after a nearly two-year battle with pancreatic cancer; he had been contracted to host Jeopardy! until 2022.


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Born:
Jul 22, 1940 In Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
57
First Appeared:
In the series The Wizard of Odds 1973-07-16
Latest Project:
Movie Free Guy 2021-08-11
Known For
Poster of Free Guy
Poster of S.W.A.T.
Poster of Charlie's Angels
Poster of Double Dare
Filmography
Movie Free Guy Alex Trebek 2021-08-11
Movie What Is Jeopardy!?: Alex Trebek and America's Most Popular Quiz Show Self 2020-01-02
Series Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time Self - Host 2020-01-07
Series Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? Alex Trebek (voice) 2019-06-27
Movie Phil Alex Trebek 2019-07-05
Movie Game Changers Host / Narrator 2018-06-29
Movie Betty White: First Lady of Television Self 2018-08-18
Series Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan TV Host (uncredited) 2018-08-30
Movie Who is Arthur Chu? Self 2017-01-20
Movie Robert Osborne's 20th Anniversary Tribute Self 2015-04-14
Movie Being Canadian Self 2015-09-18
Series Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Unknown 2014-04-27
Series Orange Is the New Black Alex Trebek 2013-07-11
Series Hot in Cleveland Narrator 2010-06-16
Movie Public Speaking Unknown 2010-11-22
Series The Reichen Show Unknown 2005-11-11
Series How I Met Your Mother Alex Trebek 2005-09-19
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Self 2003-09-08
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie S.W.A.T. (voice) 2003-08-08
Series Married to the Kellys Unknown 2003-10-03
Movie The Simpsons: Christmas Unknown 2003-10-14
Movie Black Light Dreams: The 25 Years of the Famous People Players Self 2000-01-01
Movie American Psycho Self (voice, uncredited) 2000-04-13
Movie Charlie's Angels Himself 2000-11-02
Series Family Guy Self (voice) 1999-01-31
Movie Jane Austen's Mafia! Self (uncredited) 1998-07-24
Series The Weird Al Show Unknown 1997-09-13
Series Pepper Ann Unknown 1997-09-13
Movie Spy Hard Agency Tape Recorder (Voice) 1996-05-24
Movie Ellen's Energy Adventure Self 1996-09-15
Series Arthur Unknown 1996-10-07
Movie Short Cuts Himself 1993-09-05
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Series The Nanny Unknown 1993-11-03
Series Dave's World Unknown 1993-09-20
Movie White Men Can't Jump Himself 1992-03-26
Series The Larry Sanders Show Alex Trebek 1992-08-15
Series Mad About You Unknown 1992-09-23
Movie Dying Young Host of Jeopardy 1991-06-20
Series Super Jeopardy! Unknown 1990-06-16
Movie The Earth Day Special Himself 1990-04-22
Series Blossom Unknown 1990-07-05
Series Beverly Hills, 90210 Unknown 1990-10-04
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown 1988-09-05
Series The Golden Girls Alex Trebek 1985-09-14
Series Jeopardy! Unknown 1984-09-10
Series Mama's Family Self 1983-01-22
Series Cheers Unknown 1982-09-30
Series Battlestars Host 1981-10-26
Series Vega$ Unknown 1978-09-20
Series Double Dare Himself - Host 1976-12-13
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series The Wizard of Odds Host 1973-07-16