The New Paper

November 9, 2020

Alex Trebek dies at the age of 80

Longtime Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek died at the age of 80 yesterday. Trebek was diagnosed with late-stage pancreatic cancer last year. The iconic game show host won seven Daytime Emmy Awards (and a lifetime achievement award) for his work on Jeopardy! and received several other honors and awards throughout his career.

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