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Long time Jeopardy show host Alex Trebek dies at 80
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Long time Jeopardy show host Alex Trebek dies at 80

FILE - Alex Trebek, host of "Jeopardy!" attends a ceremony honoring the show's executive producer Harry Friedman with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, in this Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, file photo. “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek died Sunday , Nov. 8, 2020, after battling pancreatic cancer for nearly two years. Trebek died at home with family and friends surrounding him, “Jeopardy!” studio Sony said in a statement. Trebek presided over the beloved quiz show for more than 30 years. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES — The classic game show Jeopardy took to Twitter on Sunday and announced the passing of their long time show host Alex Trebek.

They said, “Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends.”

 

Trebek was 80 years old and in the midst of a two year battle with pancreatic cancer.