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Ken Jennings (II)


Ken Jennings was born on May 23, 1974 in Edmonds, Washington, USA as Kenneth Wayne Jennings III. He is an actor, known for The Simpsons (1989), The (206) (2013) and Grand Slam (2007). He has been married to Mindy Boam Jennings since September 16, 2000. They have two children. See full bio »
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Known For

The Simpsons
The Simpsons Ken Jennings
(2017)
The (206)
The (206) Actor
(2014)
Grand Slam
Grand Slam Himself - Contestant
(2007)
Nova
Nova Himself
(2011)

Filmography

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 2017 The Simpsons (TV Series)
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- The Caper Chase (2017) ... Ken Jennings (voice)
 2014 The (206) (TV Series)
- Episode #2.15 (2014)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(book) "Brainiac: Adventures in the Curious, Competitive, Compulsive World of Trivia Buffs". New York: Villard Books, 2006. ISBN 1400064457 See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ken W. Jennings

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[interviewed by Charles Gibson on Good Morning America (1975) about his stint on Jeopardy! (1984):] I think most people are watching at home, don't realize how important the timing on the buzzer is. ... You know, those are three very smart people every night. And most people know most of the answers. So, the buzzer is going to be what separates the men from the boys. [July 12, 2004] See more »

Trivia:

Appeared in a FedEx print ad following his "Jeopardy!" loss. The ad shows Jennings at his podium during his final episode, which the screen reading the incorrect "What is FedEx?" Final Jeopardy! response. Under the photo is a caption reading "The only time when FedEx was the wrong answer". See more »

Nickname:

Ken Jen

Star Sign:

Gemini

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