Alex Trebek, the amiable « Risk! » have with all the appropriate responses and a consoling presence in the TV game-show scene for fifty years, has kicked the bucket. He was 80 years of age.
« Peril! is disheartened to share that Alex Trebek died calmly at home early toward the beginning of today, encircled by loved ones, » said an explanation shared on the show’s Twitter account Sunday. « Much obliged to you, Alex. »
The reason for death was not quickly declared. Trebek uncovered in March 2019 he had been determined to have stage 4 pancreatic malignancy, setting off an overflowing of help and well wishes at that point.
« Danger! » hopeful Ken Jennings tweeted Sunday he was thinking about Trebek’s family and the « Peril! » family, « which, as it were, included great many us, » he said.