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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)
- Episode #3.230 (1987) ... (producer)
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- Episode #3.227 (1987) ... (producer)
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TV commercial for Wheat Thins crackers. See more »

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1 Portrayal | 5 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alex Trebeck | George Alexander Trebek


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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"I have learned quite a bit, but it's not like you know enough about the topics to lead a discussion at a cocktail party." - On the question if hosting the show has expanded his knowledge. See more »


Ranked #3 as GSN's Top 10 Game Show Hosts of All Time. See more »


His glasses. See more »

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