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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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11 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Jeopardy!
Jeopardy! Producer
(1984-2016)
Charlie's Angels
(2000)
The Bucket List
The Bucket List Himself
(2007)
White Men Can't Jump
(1992)

Filmography

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 1984-1987 Jeopardy! (TV Series) (producer - 620 episodes)
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Other Works:

Radio commercial: Alaska Airlines See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 5 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:

His hosting duties on Jeopardy! (1984) were carried on most of the CTV networks in Canada but it still ranks #2 behind Wheel of Fortune (1983), in ratings in most U.S. markets where both programs are often in tandem. (2003) See more »

Trademark:

His mustache. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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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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