Alex Trebek

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Trebek in May 2012

George Alexander "Alex" Trebek OC (July 22, 1940 – November 8, 2020) was a Canadian-American television game show host. He is best known as the host of Jeopardy!, which he hosted from 1984 until his death in 2020. He was born in Greater Sudbury, Ontario. He became a naturalized American citizen in 1998. In 2011, he snapped his achilles tendon while trying to stop a thief trying to rob his San Francisco hotel room.[1]

In March 2019, Trebek announced that he had been diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer.[2] He died from the disease on November 8, 2020 in Los Angeles, aged 80.[3]

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  1. "Lucinda Moyers, Alex Trebek's Burglar, Won't Face Three Strikes".
  2. "'Jeopardy!' Host Alex Trebek Diagnosed with Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer". TMZ. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  3. Flanagan, Ryan (2020-11-08). "Alex Trebek has died at age 80". CTV News. Retrieved 2020-11-08.

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