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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 Jeopardy! (1984), Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (2002) and Greatest Game Show Moments (2007). He has been married to Mindy Boam Jennings since September 16, 2000. They have two children. See full bio »
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Jeopardy! Himself - Defending Champion / Himself - Contestant / Himself - Challenger / Himself - Champion Update Video / Himself - Special Guest
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Himself - Guest Expert / Himself - Celebrity Contestant
Greatest Game Show Moments
Greatest Game Show Moments Himself - Guest
2009 Game Show Awards


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Other Works:

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

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2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

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Ken W. Jennings


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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[on innate ability and his fascination with maps ] There's got to be some DNA component where you're just wired that way. These are the people who can actually follow Ikea instructions because their brains are very good at spatial relationships. For me, it started as a child with one of those little wooden jigsaw maps of the U.S., where's there's crocodiles on Florida and apples on Washington ... See more »


Won 74 successful games during his run on Jeopardy! (1984). See more »


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