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Alex Trebek's wife and daughter seen outside the family home

by Adrianna Grossman (2021-04-27)


Alex Trebek's wife and daughter were seen on Sunday outside the family home, on the day that the beloved 80-year-old quiz show host died from cancer.

Trebek, whose wit, pronunciation panache and steady hand for 36 years helped to make the quiz show Jeopardy! into a juggernaut, died early Sunday morning at his Los Angeles home. 

His wife of 30 years, Jean, and their interior designer daughter Emily, 27, were pictured arriving at the home with friends bearing flowers and gifts.

Trebek revealed a stage four diagnosis for pancreatic cancer in March 2019. 

A spokesperson for the show said: 'Jeopardy is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends.'  

Alex Trebek's wife of 30 years, Jean (red trousers) arrives at their home on Sunday

Trebek's daughter Emily, 27, is seen arriving at the family home with a what looked like a gift

Emily Trebek is pictured on Sunday outside their family home in Los Angeles

Alex Trebek, above on the set of Jeopardy!, has died at the age of 80. Trebek was born and raised in Canada, worked in radio and television for 12 years in his native country before moving to Los Angeles in 1973 to host The Wizard of Odds. It took about 10 years and many shows for him to land Jeopardy! in 1984. Trebek hosted the popular quiz show for over 8,000 episodes over 36 years and won numerous awards for his work





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