Caption: Alex Trebek at event of The 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (2005)
Born: July 22, 1940
Star sign: Cancer
Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Known for: Jeopardy! (1984), Charlie's Angels (2000), The Bucket List (2007), White Men Can't Jump (1992)
Born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario, Trebek graduated from the University of Ottawa with a degree in Philosophy. After his first decision to become a newscaster, he joined the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Company), Canada's premier network in 1961. As he was working, he helped organize national news and covered a variety of special events for CBC's ...