Alex Trebek, who enthralled fans for 37 seasons as the host “Jeopardy!”, died on Sunday due to complications of pancreatic cancer. He was 80.
The “Jeopardy!” official Twitter account confirmed the news, which was originally reported by TMZ.
Trebek — who received 31 nominations for Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host, winning seven times — was diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer in March 2019. He continued to host the TV quiz show as he underwent treatment to combat the disease.
His death prompted an outpouring of well wishes, fond memories and adulation — fitting for the Sudbury, Ontario, native, who became synonymous with “Jeopardy!”:
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