Alex Trebek
Date of Birth
Jul 22, 1940
Birth Place:
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada


Born in Ontario, Canada, Alex Trebek found a career in television right out of college reporting news for the CBC. He eventually began hosting game shows, a job that fit his on-air skills with ease. Over the years, he hosted a number of programs including Battlestars, Double Dare, High Rollers, and Concentration. He rose to fame as the host of the nationally syndicated version of Jeopardy! that...