Alex Trebek

1940 - 2020

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George Alexander Trebek (; July 22, 1940 – November 8, 2020) was a Canadian-American game show host and television personality. He was the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! for 37 seasons from its revival in 1984 until his death in 2020. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alex Trebek has received more than 13,173,348 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Alex Trebek is the 41st most popular presenter (down from 35th in 2019), the 393rd most popular biography from Canada (down from 316th in 2019) and the most popular Canadian Presenter.

Memorability Metrics

  • 13M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.16

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among presenters, Alex Trebek ranks 41 out of 109. Before him are Yoo Jae-suk, Rush Limbaugh, Stefan Raab, Jon Stewart, Jimmy Kimmel, and Walter Winchell. After him are Benny Hinn, Jee Seok-jin, Stephen Colbert, Ryan Dunn, Red Skelton, and Al Sharpton.

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Among people born in 1940, Alex Trebek ranks 393Before him are Vyacheslav Starshinov, Terry McDermott, David Gates, Dorrit Willumsen, Robert Budzynski, and Fred Hansen. After him are Joe South, Jerzy Kulej, Luis Ubiña, Brian Bennett, Tim Severin, and Mary Ellen Mark. Among people deceased in 2020, Alex Trebek ranks 341Before him are Charles Portis, Jimmy Heath, Terrence McNally, Naomi Munakata, Stephen Tataw, and Sergio Rossi. After him are Kamala, Marián Čišovský, Betty Wright, Dave Greenfield, Ezio Bosso, and Norman I. Platnick.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Alex Trebek ranks 393 out of 1,130. Before him are Sven Delblanc (1931), Michael Shanks (1970), Jack Pickford (1896), Ted Cruz (1970), Richard Manuel (1943), and Shay Mitchell (1987). After him are Jack Kruschen (1922), Alannah Myles (1958), David H. Levy (1948), Lucile Watson (1879), Roy Dupuis (1963), and Mia Kirshner (1975).

Among PRESENTERS In Canada

Among presenters born in Canada, Alex Trebek ranks 1After him are Monty Hall (1921).