Alex Trebek


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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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Jeopardy! Producer
(1984-2020)
The X-Files Man in Black #2
(1996)
Spy Hard Agency Tape Recorder
(1996)
(2000)

Filmography

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 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)
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- Episode #3.226 (1987) ... (producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Emerald Downs Racetrack (Auburn, Washington) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 5 Interviews | 10 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alex | Alex Trebeck | George Alexander Trebek

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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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, celebrated her 90th birthday in 2011. See more »

Trademark:

His glasses. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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