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Alex Trebek birthday: Remembering late ‘Jeopardy!’ icon, who was born 81 years ago on this day [Video]

NEW YORK — There’s no question: Alex Trebek is dearly missed by all his fans.

Eight months after his death and six months after his final “Jeopardy!” episode aired, the legendary game show host is being remembered and celebrated on what would have been his 81st birthday.

Trebek was born on July 22, 1940. He died in November 2020 after his open and public battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

For nearly four decades, with style and a sense of humor, he was the man with all the answers who asked for questions and earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most game show episodes hosted by the same person.

He was a master of the format, engaging in friendly banter with contestants and appearing genuinely pleased when they answered correctly. He was also able to move the game along in a brisk no-nonsense fashion …

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