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Alex Trebek's mustache to return after 13-year absence

Alex Trebek's mustache to return after 13-year absence

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12 (UPI) --"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek has regrown his mustache after 13 clean-shaven years.
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Alex Trebek sets TV hosting record with 'Jeopardy!'

Alex Trebek sets TV hosting record with 'Jeopardy!'

LOS ANGELES, June 18 (UPI) --"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek sets Guinness World Record for most game show episodes hosted by a single person.
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Alex Trebek takes revenge on Conan O'Brien

Alex Trebek takes revenge on Conan O'Brien

March 12 (UPI) -- "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek took revenge on Conan O'Brien and gave the late night host a taste of his own medicine in a recent episode of "Conan."
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Alex Trebek spits rhymes during rap category on Jeopardy

Alex Trebek spits rhymes during rap category on Jeopardy

Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Alex Trebek raps Beastie Boys, Notorious B.I.G., Dr. Dre and others on Jeopardy; ensuing Twitter trend makes fans think he died.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 22, 2013.
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Sam Champion, Robin Meade to host Daytime Emmy Awards

Sam Champion, Robin Meade to host Daytime Emmy Awards

NEW YORK, June 5 (UPI) -- Sam Champion, A.J. Hammer and Robin Meade will serve as hosts of the Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards show in Los Angeles, HLN announced.
Steve Harvey, Betty White to be Daytime Emmy presenters

Steve Harvey, Betty White to be Daytime Emmy presenters

LOS ANGELES, May 29 (UPI) -- Steve Harvey, Betty White, Wayne Brady and Alex Trebek are to be presenters at next month's Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards show in Los Angeles, HLN said.
Alex Trebek of 'Jeopardy!' not ready to retire

Alex Trebek of 'Jeopardy!' not ready to retire

LOS ANGELES, April 30 (UPI) -- Canadian-American TV personality Alex Trebek, who has hosted the syndicated game show "Jeopardy!" since 1984, says he's not about to retire.

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Lauer to replace 'Jeopardy!' host Trebek?

Lauer to replace 'Jeopardy!' host Trebek?

CHICAGO, March 16 (UPI) -- Matt Lauer and Anderson Cooper are among the names in contention to replace Alex Trebek as host of "Jeopardy!" when he retires, the New York Post reported.
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Trebek, Sajak sign new deals

Trebek, Sajak sign new deals

CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Pat Sajak, Vanna White and Alex Trebek have signed contracts that will keep them on their respective U.S. game shows into 2016, Sony Pictures Television said.
Alex Trebek back to work on 'Jeopardy!'

Alex Trebek back to work on 'Jeopardy!'

LOS ANGELES, July 24 (UPI) -- Alex Trebek taped his first episode of "Jeopardy!" since having a mild heart attack in Los Angeles last month, the game show's producers said Tuesday.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 22, 2012.
By United Press International
Alex Trebek recovering after heart attack

Alex Trebek recovering after heart attack

LOS ANGELES, June 24 (UPI) -- "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is recovering from a mild heart attack at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Sony Pictures Television said.
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Alex Trebek (R) hosts the 20th annual National Geographic Bee in Washington on May 21, 2008. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn)
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George Alexander "Alex" Trebek (pronounced /trɨˈbɛk/; born July 22, 1940) has been the host of the game show Jeopardy! since 1984, and prior to that, he hosted game shows such as Pitfall and High Rollers. He has appeared in numerous television series, usually as himself. A native of Canada, he became a naturalized United States citizen in 1998.

Trebek was born in Sudbury, Ontario, the son of Lucille (née Lagacé, which was the name of the street he grew up on), a Franco-Ontarian, and George Edward Trebek, a Ukrainian-Canadian immigrant. He was educated at a Jesuit school before graduating from Toronto's Malvern Collegiate Institute in 1958, and later the University of Ottawa with a degree in philosophy. As a student at the University of Ottawa, he was a member of the English Debating Society. Interested in a career in broadcast news, he began his broadcasting career working for the CBC as a newscaster and sportscaster. Trebek specialized in national news and covering a wide range of special events for the CBC's radio and television divisions, including curling and horse racing.

Trebek once attended Collège Militaire Royal de Saint-Jean, in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada, but for only six days. Trebek briefly talked about his military school experiences in a 2003 interview in Esquire magazine.

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