Alex Trebek Quotes

George Alexander "Alex" Trebek (/tr??b?k/; born July 22, 1940) is a Canadian-American television personality. He has been the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! since 1984, and has also hosted a number of other game shows, including The Wizard of Odds, Double Dare, High Rollers, Battlestars, Classic Concentration and To Tell the Truth. Trebek has made appearances in numerous television series, usually portraying himself. A native of Canada, he became a naturalized United States citizen in 1998

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Alex Trebek


When I finish as the host of 'Jeopardy!' I'm going to go up to Taft in central California. They have a small college there that teaches you about oil drilling.

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I have an Apple computer, which I use to play Spider Solitaire and do research on the Internet.

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Learning something new is fun.

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Jim Cummings, Whoopie Goldberg & Cheech Marin make up this famous Disney threesome.

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I would have loved to have a role in the HBO series 'Deadwood.' It was Shakespeare in the Old West.

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I believe the 'Jeopardy!' test is more difficult than being a contestant on the program.

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Sex? Unfortunately, as you get older - and I shouldn't admit this - there are other things that become more important in your daily life.

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My heart seems to heal, so that speaks well for my future.

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I tried to do my best impression of The Jonas Brothers, but no matter how hard I tried I ended up looking cool!

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My life has been a quest for knowledge and understanding, and I am nowhere near having achieved that. And it doesn't bother me in the least. I will die without having come up with the answers to many things in life.

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Music Hop' in 1963 was my first hosting job of a variety program.

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Originally, I think, I wanted to be an actor. But I got into broadcasting by accident, if you will, because I needed money to pay for my college education. I applied for a summer announcing job at a couple of radio stations.

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My life is what it is, and I can't change it. I can change the future, but I can't do anything about the past.

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The only reason I got into broadcasting was, I needed money to pay for my junior and senior years at college, and they hired me, those fools!

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You should never wear a baseball cap when working in close quarters in the attic: You never see that beam above you!

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