Alex Trebek, Host of ‘Jeopardy!’ Dies After Cancer Battle

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Alex Trebek long time host of “Jeopardy!” has passed away from a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 80. Trebek had announced in early March of 2019 that he had been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

Producers from the show confirmed the sad news on Twitter.

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