Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek is truly the face of the classic quiz show. At the helm of the show for nearly forty years, it’s almost impossible to picture Trebek fronting any other program.
And yet, there’s still one game show that the beloved host wishes he could have had the chance to be a part of, the one that got away.
Alex Trebek’s preparation for ‘Jeopardy!’ hosting duties
Alex Trebek has had a storied career. He didn’t start hosting the question-and-answer show until the 1980s, and so before that moment arrived, the 79-year old was busy building up a resume in broadcasting that would prepare him to become the iconic host he is known as today.