Legendary ‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek dead at 80
November 9, 2020 2:00PM EST
Many Jeopardy! fans are mourning the death of host Alex Trebek, whose death was announced on Sunday.
Ellen DeGeneres chimed in on Twitter, saying, “Alex Trebek hosted Jeopardy for 36 years. What an incredible career and remarkable life. I’m sending love to his family and fans.”
Actress Jamie Lee Curtis has said, “The answer is….. THANK YOU! Alex Trebek. You were grace and guts and humor and deep love.”
Former Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings looked back fondly with this time with Trebek, saying, ““Alex wasn’t just the best ever at what he did. He was also a lovely and deeply decent man.”
Trebek passed away after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 80.