Alex Trebek dies at 80

Alex Trebek the genial Jeopardy host has died at age 80.

The cause of death is unknown but he been battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

Over 37 seasons he hosted Jeopardy with more than 8,200 episodes the most by any game show host.
Born in Sudbury Canada he studied philosophy in college and then became a journalist,and that got him into TV,and the rest is history
CNN

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  • An absolute icon.

    I remember him and Jeopardy as far back as the 80's.

    What a legend. RIP

  • Statest16Statest16 Citizen, Mentor

    @Isabella said:
    An absolute icon.

    I remember him and Jeopardy as far back as the 80's.

    What a legend. RIP

    His career goes back quite far,I saw on youtube a old TV show featuring Glen Gould in the mid 1960's and the TV host was a very very young Alex Trebek

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