Trebek is Gone


Mason Motes, Writer

Trebek is Gone


Alex Trebek passed away on November 8th of 2020 after a long battle with Pancreatic Cancer at the age of 80.  Alex Trebek is best known for being the host of the long running game show Jeopardy!.  He was born on July 22, 1940 in Greater Cudbury, Canada.  He came to America in 1973.  He started hosting Jeopardy in 1984.  Alex Trebek was nominated 37 times for a Daytime Emmy award and won 15 times.  He hosted Jeopardy! for 37 seasons right up until his death in 2020.  


They are already searching for a new host of Jeopardy!, there’s 7 contenders. There names are: Ken Jennings, Tom Bergeron, Alex Faust, LeVar Burton, Laura Coates, Anderson Cooper and at 98 years old, Betty White.  


My life has been a quest for knowledge and understanding, and I am nowhere near having achieved that.  And it doesn’t bother me in the least.  I will die without having come up with the answers to many things in life.” -Alex Trebek