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Alex Trebek


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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11 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Jeopardy!
Jeopardy! Producer
(1984-2017)
The X-Files
The X-Files Man in Black #2
(1996)
Spy Hard
Spy Hard Agency Tape Recorder
(1996)
Charlie's Angels
(2000)

Filmography

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 2018 Eyes of Faith (Documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2017 Game Changers (TV Special 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)
- Episode #3.227 (1987) ... (producer)
- Episode #3.226 (1987) ... (producer)
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Other Works:

Radio commercial: Alaska Airlines See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 5 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alex Trebeck | George Alexander Trebek

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[When asked if he missed Bob Barker's final show in 2007]: I was doing some electrical work in an attic today. See more »

Trivia:

Owns 700-acre Thoroughbred horse farm, Creston Farms. See more »

Trademark:

Heavy Canadian accent. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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