Alex Trebek (1940–2020)


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Born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario, Alex 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 ... See full bio »

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Jeopardy! Producer
(1984-2021)
Free Guy Thanks
(2021)
Charlie's Angels Alex Trebek
(2000)
Short Cuts Alex Trebek
(1993)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (4 credits)
 2019 Veil (Short) (executive producer)
 2018 Eyes of Faith (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2018 Game Changers (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1984-1987 Jeopardy! (TV Series) (producer - 620 episodes)
- Episode #3.230 (1987) ... (producer)
- Episode #3.229 (1987) ... (producer)
- Episode #3.228 (1987) ... (producer)
- Episode #3.227 (1987) ... (producer)
- Episode #3.226 (1987) ... (producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: DirecTV See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 5 Interviews | 19 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alex | Alex Trebeck | George Alexander Trebek

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Spouse:

Jean Trebek  (his death)  (2 children) | See more »

Children:

Emily Trebek | See more »

Parents:

Trebek (Lagacé), Lucille | Trebek, George Edward
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Personal Quote:

"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 »

Trivia:

His mother, Lucille (Lagace) Trebek, had Alex, when she was 19 years old. See more »

Trademark:

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Star Sign:

Cancer

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