He said, 'Bob, I can be a rascal, too.' There wasn't much that Alex Trebek couldn't do. " host not only kept fans updated on his health battle every step of the way, but he continued to do his job hosting the popular trivia show as well".
However, in March past year, he revealed that he had been diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer.
Unless Trebek recorded something in advance just in case, there's a chance we won't get one final goodbye from the Jeopardy! host. The show will continue to air new episodes as scheduled, with Trebek's last episode airing on December 25.
Trebek died early Sunday morning, with the official Jeopardy Twitter page announcing the 80-year-old passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends. Throughout that time, Alex was open and public about his battle with cancer.
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Trebek began hinting it might be time to retire in 2018, before agreeing to sign one last contract extension, which was to run through 2022. "A very sad day".
"Whilst Viola known as Alex" an authentic, accurate gentleman and fearless hero", also Ellen published:"Alex Trebek hosted Jeopardy to get 36 years. "I don't know if a lot of people know that". Sony has confirmed that episodes hosted by the iconic host, who stopped filming on October 29, will air through December 25, according to Variety.
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Trebek is survived by his wife, Jean, whom he married in 1990, and his three children.