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Alex Trebek


Born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario, Trebek graduated from the University of Ottawa with a degree in Philosophy. After his first decision to become a newscaster, he joined the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Company), Canada's premier network in 1961. As he was working, he helped organize national news and covered a variety of special events for CBC's ... See full bio »
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  Prey (executive producer) (pre-production)
 1984-1987 Jeopardy! (TV Series) (producer - 620 episodes)
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Other Works:

Print ads for Colonial Penn Life Insurance Co. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 4 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alex Trebeck | George Alexander Trebek

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

We are trying to entertain the audience. We happen to do it by enlightening and educating them. [January 10, 1988] See more »

Trivia:

After Merv Griffin created Jeopardy! (1984), 20 years ago, he wanted to create the show's "think" music, including that of "Final Jeopardy!," and Trebek was among the candidates to host the show during its taping. See more »

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His glasses. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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alex = jerk nitsnitty
How would Alex do playing on Jeopardy??? dan989
Does he practice? stella1029
drunk on one of his shows (pre-Jeopardy)? sagamorebch
alex's mustache ciccidas
hope you get well soon!!! bluedragonone
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