Archive By CNN November 8, 2020 10:55 am Published November 8, 2020 10:45 am Share on FacebookShare on Twitter Share on Linkedin Alex Trebek, long-running ‘Jeopardy’ host, dead at 80 CULVER CITY, CA - APRIL 17: Game show host Alex Trebek poses on the set of the "Jeopardy!" Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Tournament Show Taping on April 17, 2010 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) Alex Trebek, the genial “Jeopardy!” host with all the answers and a reassuring presence in the TV game-show landscape for five decades, has died. He was 80 years old. This is a developing story.