Legendary Jeopardy! Host Alex Trebek Dies at 80

He had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer in March 2019

Alex Trebek kept working after his cancer diagnosis, and hosted ABC's hit Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time tournament in January. Getty Images
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Alex Trebek, the charismatic, quick-witted host of the hit game show Jeopardy! since 1984, died at home Sunday morning. He was 80.

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