'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek has died

By Fernando Alfonso III and Mike Hayes, CNN

Updated 4:32 PM ET, Sun November 8, 2020
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Legendary "Jeopardy!" gameshow host Alex Trebek dies at age 80

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek speaks as he is inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Broadcasting Hall of Fame during the NAB Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner at Encore Las Vegas on April 9, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek speaks as he is inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Broadcasting Hall of Fame during the NAB Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner at Encore Las Vegas on April 9, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Legendary gameshow host Alex Trebek died at his home in California early Sunday morning, surrounded by his friends and family, according to a tweet from the official account of the gameshow “Jeopardy!”

Trebek, 80, had shared that he was battling stage four pancreatic cancer earlier this year.

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