Alex Trebek

Birthday:

07/22/1940

Place of birth:

Sudbury, Ontario, Canada:

Biography:

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 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.


Film Credits

Free Guy (2021)
as Alex Trebek
What Is Jeopardy!?: Alex Trebek and America's Most Popular Quiz Show (2020)
as Self
Phil (2019)
as Alex Trebek
Betty White: First Lady of Television (2018)
as Self
Game Changers (2018)
as Host / Narrator
Who is Arthur Chu? (2017)
as Self
Being Canadian (2015)
as Self
Robert Osborne's 20th Anniversary Tribute (2015)
as Self
Public Speaking (2010)
as
The Simpsons: Christmas (2003)
as
S.W.A.T. (2003)
as (voice)
Charlie's Angels (2000)
as Himself
American Psycho (2000)
as Self (voice, uncredited)
Black Light Dreams: The 25 Years of the Famous People Players (2000)
as Self
Jane Austen's Mafia! (1998)
as Self (uncredited)
Ellen's Energy Adventure (1996)
as Self
Spy Hard (1996)
as Agency Tape Recorder (Voice)
Short Cuts (1993)
as Himself
White Men Can't Jump (1992)
as Himself
Dying Young (1991)
as Host of Jeopardy
The Earth Day Special (1990)
as Himself

Production Credits

Veil (2020)
Executive Producer
What Is Jeopardy!?: Alex Trebek and America's Most Popular Quiz Show (2020)
Presenter
What Is Jeopardy!?: Alex Trebek and America's Most Popular Quiz Show (2020)
Associate Producer
Game Changers (2018)
Executive Producer