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Alex Trebek

George Alexander "Alex" Trebek (/trɨˈbɛk/; born July 22, 1940) is a Canadian-American television personality. He has been the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! since 1984; before that, he hosted other game shows, including Classic Concentration, Double Dare (the 1976 adult game show, not the Nickelodeon children's game show), The Wizard of Odds, High Rollers, and Pitfall. Trebek has made appearances in numerous television series, usually portraying himself.

On Arthur

He portrayed a version of himself named Alex Lebeck in the season 5 episode "Arthur and the Big Riddle". The character appeared again in "Elwood City Turns 100!", though the character did not talk.

Trivia

  • He, like a lot of the actors in the series, is Canadian.
  • He also appeared in an episode of "Magic School Bus" and "Sesame Street", which were both fellow PBS shows.  His "Sesame Street" appearance was the second time a real-life game show host appeared on the show (the other being Richard Dawson).

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