Alex Trebek, Long-running ‘Jeopardy!’ Host, Dies at 80

Alex Trebek, who presided over the beloved quiz show “Jeopardy!” for more than 30 years with dapper charm and a touch of school-master strictness, has died.

  • Published 8 November 2020

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Trebek, who presided over the beloved quiz show “Jeopardy!” for more than 30 years with dapper charm and a touch of school-master strictness, died Sunday. He was 80. Trebek, who announced in 2019 that he had advanced pancreatic cancer, died at his California home, surrounded by family and friends, “Jeopardy!” studio Sony said. The Canadian-born host, who made a point of informing fans about his health directly, spoke in a… Read at AP News