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Birthday: Jul 22, 1940
Place of Birth: Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Alex Trebek

George Alexander Trebek OC (July 22, 1940 – November 8, 2020) was a Canadian-American television personality, game show host and actor. He was the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! after its revival in 1984, and also hosted a number of other game shows, including The Wizard of Odds, Double Dare, High Rollers, Battlestars, Classic Concentration, and To Tell the Truth. Trebek also made appearances in numerous television series, in which he usually played himself. A native of Canada, Trebek became a naturalized United States citizen in 1998. He received the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host seven times for his work on Jeopardy!. On November 8, 2020, Trebek died at age 80 after a nearly two-year battle with pancreatic cancer; he had been contracted to host Jeopardy! until 2022.

Filmography
Movie Cast Year
Short Cuts Himself 1993
Dying Young Host of Jeopardy 1991
Being Canadian Self 2015
White Men Can't Jump Himself 1992
Spy Hard Agency Tape Recorder (Voice) 1996
Robert Osborne's 20th Anniversary Tribute Self 2015
The Simpsons: Christmas 2003
Betty White: First Lady of Television Self 2018
Game Changers Self - Host / Narrator 2018
Black Light Dreams: The 25 Years of the Famous People Players Self 2000
Charlie's Angels Alex Trebek 2000
Who Is Arthur Chu? Self 2017
Phil Alex Trebek 2019
What Is Jeopardy!?: Alex Trebek and America's Most Popular Quiz Show Self 2020
S.W.A.T. (voice) 2003
Free Guy Alex Trebek 2021
Jane Austen's Mafia! Self (uncredited) 1998
The Earth Day Special Self 1990
Finding Forrester Alex Trebek 2000
The Bucket List Self 2007
Random Hearts Jeopardy Host (uncredited) 1999
Little Manhattan Self 2005
WWE WrestleMania VII Himself 1991
WWE: Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology Alex Trebek 2006
Waking Sleeping Beauty Self (archive footage) 2009
Jeopardy! An Inside Look at America's Favorite Quiz Show Host 2005
Public Speaking Self (archive footage) 2010
The Male Swagger Alex Trebek 1970
The Mega CoreCore Mix Self (archive footage) 2023
The Golden Girls: Lifetime Intimate Portrait Series Narrator (voice) 2003
Series Cast Year
The Wizard of Odds Host 1973
Seinfeld Alex Trebek (archive footage) 1989
Family Guy Alex Trebek (voice) 1999
The Golden Girls Alex Trebek 1985
LIVE with Kelly and Mark 1988
Arthur 1996
The Nanny Alex Trebek 1993
The X-Files Man in Black #2 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Self - Guest 1993
Pepper Ann 1997
Cheers 1982
Mad About You 1992
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Self 2003
How I Met Your Mother Alex Trebek 2005
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2003
The Weird Al Show 1997
Beverly Hills, 90210 1990
Blossom 1990
Married to the Kellys 2003
Vega$ 1978
Dave's World 1993
Super Jeopardy! 1990
Saturday Night Live Self (uncredited) 1975
Mama's Family Self 1983
Battlestars Host 1981
Jeopardy! Self - Host 1984
Hot in Cleveland Narrator 2010
The Reichen Show Self - Guest 2005
Double Dare Himself - Host 1976
Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time Self - Host 2020
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Self 2014
Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan TV Host (uncredited) 2018
Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? Alex Trebek (voice) 2019
Orange Is the New Black Alex Trebek 2013
The Larry Sanders Show Alex Trebek 1992
The Simpsons Alex Trebek (voice) 1989
OBJECTified Self 2017
RuPaul's Drag Race Self - Special Guest 2009
Intimate Portrait Self - Narrator (voice) 1993
The Magic School Bus (voice) 1994
Ladies Man Alex Trebek (voice) 1999
Rugrats 1991
The Alan Thicke Show 1980
The Way It Is Guest Host 1967
Men Behaving Badly Alex Trebek (voice) 1996
To Tell the Truth Self - Panelist 2016
The Naked Truth Alex Trebek 1995
The Amazing Race Canada Self 2013
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