Alex Trebek, who hosted cherished test show Jeopardy!, has kicked the bucket at 80 years old.
He died at his Los Angeles home, encircled by loved ones, as indicated by Jeopardy! studio Sony.
Tributes have been pouring in from associates, competitors on his show. Also Hollywood entertainers and studio heads, etc showed the grief.
The host had declared in 2019 that he had progressed pancreatic malignancy.
Celeb pays tribute to Alex Trebek
“Alex Trebek was thoughtful enough to film an appearance for our film Free Guy a year ago regardless of his fight. He was benevolent and entertaining. Notwithstanding being interested, robust, liberal, consoling, and obviously, Canadian. We love you, Alex. What’s more, consistently will,” Actor Ryan Reynolds composed on Twitter.
Alex Trebek was thoughtful enough to film an appearance for our film Free Guy a year ago notwithstanding his fight. He was benevolent and interesting. Notwithstanding being interested, sturdy, liberal, consoling, and obviously, Canadian. We love you, Alex. Furthermore, consistently will.
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) November 8, 2020
“I was fixated on Jeopardy as a geeky kid experiencing childhood in Ohio. I’ve cherished and adored Alex Trebek since I can recall. What a notorious profession. Tear Alex Trebek,” Musician John Legend said.
Canadian Prime Minister also tweets,
“We have lost a symbol. Pretty much consistently for over thirty years, Alex Trebek engaged and taught millions around the globe, imparting in so huge numbers of us an adoration for random data. My most profound sympathies to his family, companions, and all who are grieving this enormous misfortune,” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Twitter.
“We grieve the loss of #alextrebek — a companion, an associate, a symbol. He graced us with warmth, mind and unadulterated polish, which is the reason we invited him into our homes after a long time after night, after quite a long time after year. We are profoundly disheartened for his significant other Jean, his family and a large number of Jeopardy fans,” Walt Disney Company chief administrator Robert Iger tweeted.
“Alex wasn’t only the best at what he did. He was likewise an exquisite and profoundly respectable man, and I’m thankful for consistently I had the opportunity to go through with him … Thinking today about his family and his Jeopardy! family — which, as it were, included great many us.” Jeopardy! hopeful Ken Jennings said on Twitter.
“So disheartened to hear Alex Trebek has passed on. It was an honor to impart the supper hour to him. He took on his disease conflict bravely,” ABC World News Tonight anchor David Muir said on Twitter.
“My heart breaks for the Trebek family after hearing this sad news. Alex Trebek was a legend. There was nobody like him. Kind, rich, gifted, great. Paradise just got more brilliant and we here on earth grieve him,” Maria Shriver composed on Twitter.
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“Wouldn’t we be able to have one pleasant end of the week? A caring man of his word whose greatness was so steady, it was anything but difficult to underestimate. Rest well, Mr. Trebek,” Jimmy Kimmel composed.
“Tear Alex Trebek. A valid, genuine honorable man and brave legend. May trips of heavenly attendants sing thee to thy rest,” Actor Viola Davis shared.
“I’m disheartened to such an extent that Alex Trebek has passed. Growing up, he caused me to feel like my geekiness was significant and I cherished gaining from watching peril. It was our family’s daily joy,” TV character and creator Padma Lakshmi said on Twitter.
“Alex Trebek facilitated Jeopardy for a very long time. What an unfathomable vocation and exceptional life. I’m sending affection to his family and fans.” Comedian Ellen DeGeneres tweeted.
“Alex Trebek, you brought us so much information, both significant and fun, as the years progressed. Your last fight with malignancy was brave, and we are sorrowful that it has taken you from us. I’ll take ‘Incredible TV Personas of Our Time’ for $800. The sky has all the appropriate responses now,” George Takei composed on Twitter.