Alex Trebek, Jeopardy! quiz show host , dies aged 80

American quiz show presenter Alex Trebek, who hosted Jeopardy! Mr Trebek, who announced in 2019 that he had advanced pancreatic cancer, died at his California home on Sunday, surrounded by family and friends, Jeopardy! Mr Trebek, who became its host in 1984, was a master of the format, engaging in friendly banter with contestants, appearing genuinely pleased when they answered correctly and, at the same time, moving the game along in a brisk no-nonsense fashion whenever people struggled for answers.

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