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Alex Trebek is a Actor and In Memory Of American born on 22 july 1940 at Greater Sudbury (Canada)

Alex Trebek

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Nationality USA
Birth 22 july 1940 at Greater Sudbury (Canada)
Death 8 november 2020 (at 80 years)
Awards Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host, Daytime Emmy Award

Alex Trebek est un acteur, animateur de jeux télévisés et producteur canadien né le 22 juillet 1940 à Sudbury. Il est l'animateur du jeu télévisé Jeopardy! depuis le 10 septembre 1984. Au long de sa carrière, il a animé divers jeux télévisés et fait de multiples apparitions dans des séries télévisées. Il est devenu citoyen américain en 1998.

Biography

Jeunesse
Alex Trebek, de son nom à la naissance George Alexander Trebek, est né à Sudbury en Ontario, fils de la franco-ontarienne Lucille Lagacé et de George Edward Trebek (immigrant ukrainien). Il a commencé son éducation chez les Jésuites, avant d'obtenir un diplôme au Malvern Collegiate Institute de Toronto en 1958. Il a ensuite complété un diplôme en philosophie à l'université d'Ottawa. Ses premières armes en radio et télévisions furent à la CBC comme présentateur de nouvelles et de sports.

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Shawn Levy
Shawn Levy
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Ryan Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds
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Don Hahn
Don Hahn
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Filmography of Alex Trebek (11 films)

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Actor

Free Guy
Free Guy (2021)

Directed by Shawn Levy
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about computing, Jeu
Actors Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Taika Waititi, Channing Tatum, Alex Trebek
Roles Alex Trebek
Rating71% 3.554633.554633.554633.554633.55463
Guy travaille au guichet d'une banque. Lors d'un braquage, il tue l'un des assaillants et découvre qu'il est un personnage non-joueur dans le monde ouvert du jeu vidéo Free City, mélange entre Grand Theft Auto et Fortnite. Il va alors commencer à prendre sa vie en main et devenir un héros dans ce monde sans limites.
Waking Sleeping Beauty, 1h26
Directed by Don Hahn
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about films, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the visual arts, Documentary films about the film industry, Documentary films about cities, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Roy E. Disney, Michael Eisner, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Frank Wells, Howard Ashman, Steven Spielberg
Roles Self (archive footage)
Rating75% 3.791443.791443.791443.791443.79144
The film covers the fall and rebirth of Disney's animation division, the effects the new corporate team of Michael Eisner, Frank Wells, and Jeffrey Katzenberg had on the division, the competition with Don Bluth's animation studio, the pivotal roles of Who Framed Roger Rabbit and the CAPS system, the introduction of the home video format, and the new-found success the studio had from 1989-1999.
The Bucket List, 1h33
Directed by Rob Reiner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa, Medical-themed films, Films about Tibet, Transport films, Films about cancer, Road movies, Buddy films
Actors Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes, Rob Morrow, Beverly Todd, Alfonso Freeman
Roles Self
Rating73% 3.698393.698393.698393.698393.69839
Blue-collar mechanic Carter Chambers (Freeman) and billionaire hospital magnate Edward Cole (Nicholson) meet for the first time in the hospital after both have been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Although Edward is reluctant to share a room with Carter, complaining that he "looks half-dead already", they become friends as they undergo their respective treatments.
Little Manhattan, 1h30
Directed by Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Children's films
Actors Josh Hutcherson, Bradley Whitford, Cynthia Nixon, Willie Garson, Jonah Meyerson, Josh Pais
Roles Self
Rating73% 3.695913.695913.695913.695913.69591
10-year-old Gabe meets an 11-year old girl in his grade, Rosemary, whom he's known since kindergarten. But after being partnered with her for sparring in self-defense class, he suddenly notices her as a girl, not another face. To Gabe's elation, they begin spending time together and he is completely enamored with not only her, but her life. He takes her on a tour through Central Park, and another day they venture for fun across the city and use their self-defense skills to fight a bully named Daryl Kitzens and try to inspect an apartment for rent, worrying his nervous parents. He discovers that Rosemary is soon leaving for camp for six weeks and won't be back until summer's end and her parents are planning to enroll her in a private school. She lives with her loving upper-class parents, and on the edge of Central Park. Rosemary's parents take him and Rosemary to hear a jazz pianist at The Carlyle, where the young twosome finally hold hands. After the show, Rosemary's parents tell them to say goodnight and her parents go to get milk. After the parents leave, Gabe and Rosemary begin talking, and he interrupts her by kissing her. His daily exploits are followed and encouraged by the friendly concierge at her building.
S.W.A.T.
S.W.A.T. (2003)
, 1h57
Directed by Clark Johnson
Origin USA
Genres War, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Gangster films
Actors Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodríguez, LL Cool J, Clark Johnson, Brian Van Holt
Roles (voice)
Rating60% 3.000743.000743.000743.000743.00074
Jim Street (Colin Farrell), a former U.S. Navy SEAL and hot-shot cop from the Los Angeles Police Department and his SWAT team are sent to stop a gang of robbers who have taken over a bank. His high-tempered partner and close friend Brian Gamble (Jeremy Renner) disobeys an order to not fire on the bank robbers, and accidentally wounds a hostage in the process. Gamble and Street are demoted by Captain Fuller (Larry Poindexter), the commander of the LAPD Metropolitan Division. Gamble quits following the argument with Fuller, and Street is taken off the team and sent to work in the "gun cage", where he looks after the gear and weaponry. Six months after the incident, the chief of police calls on Sergeant Daniel "Hondo" Harrelson (Samuel L. Jackson) to help re-organize the SWAT division. Hondo puts together a diverse team, including himself, Street, Christina Sánchez (Michelle Rodriguez), Deacon Kaye (LL Cool J), TJ McCabe (Josh Charles), and Michael Boxer (Brian Van Holt). The team members train together, eventually forging bonds of friendship. As a result, their first mission to subdue an unstable gunman is a success.
American Psycho, 1h41
Directed by Mary Harron
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, BDSM in films, Serial killer films, Films about psychiatry
Actors Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe, Jared Leto, Josh Lucas, Bill Sage, Samantha Mathis
Roles Self (voice, uncredited)
Rating75% 3.7984653.7984653.7984653.7984653.798465
Patrick Bateman is a wealthy investment banker living in Manhattan in the late 1980s. His life revolves around dining at trendy restaurants while keeping up appearances for his fiancée, Evelyn, and for his circle of wealthy and shallow associates, most of whom he dislikes. Bateman describes the material accoutrements of his lifestyle: his daily morning exercise and beautification routine, his music collection including performers such as Huey Lewis and the News, Phil Collins, and Whitney Houston, his taste for expensive designer clothes, and the lavish couture of his apartment.
Finding Forrester, 2h16
Directed by Gus Van Sant
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about writers, Sports films, Basketball films
Actors Sean Connery, Rob Brown, F. Murray Abraham, Anna Paquin, Busta Rhymes, April Grace
Roles Alex Trebek
Rating72% 3.6488753.6488753.6488753.6488753.648875
Sixteen-year-old Jamal Wallace (Rob Brown) plays basketball with his friends in New York. A recluse, William Forrester (Sean Connery), lives on the top floor of the building across from the court. The kids regularly notice him watching them. One of the boys dares Jamal to sneak into the apartment and retrieve an item. Jamal takes a letter opener only to be surprised by Forrester and inadvertently leaves his backpack behind. Forrester later drops Jamal's backpack onto the street. Jamal goes home to find that Forrester wrote notes in his journals. Jamal returns to Forrester's apartment and asks him to read more of his writing. Forrester tells him to begin with 5,000 words on why Jamal should "stay the fuck out of my home", which he completes and leaves on the doorstep the following day.
Charlie's Angels, 1h38
Directed by McG
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Martial arts, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime, Martial arts
Themes Feminist films, Sports films, Transport films, Aviation films, Martial arts films, Political films, Dans un avion, Buddy films
Actors Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Bill Murray, Sam Rockwell, Kelly Lynch
Roles Alex Trebek
Rating56% 2.8021352.8021352.8021352.8021352.802135
Dylan Sanders (Drew Barrymore), Natalie Cook (Cameron Diaz), and Alex Munday (Lucy Liu) are the "Angels," three talented, tough, attractive women who work as private investigators for an unseen millionaire named Charlie (voiced by Forsythe). Charlie uses a speaker in his offices to communicate with the Angels, and his assistant Bosley (Bill Murray) works with them directly when needed.
Random Hearts, 2h13
Directed by Sydney Pollack
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime, Romance
Actors Harrison Ford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Charles Dutton, Bonnie Hunt, Dennis Haysbert, Sydney Pollack
Roles Jeopardy Host (uncredited)
Rating53% 2.651572.651572.651572.651572.65157
The film adaptation loosely follows the story of the novel, but many of the characters have been changed. Edward Davis is now Sergeant William 'Dutch' Van Den Broeck, a Washington, D.C. police officer. Vivien Simpson is now Kay Chandler, a wealthy Republican Congresswoman with a teenage daughter. They meet when their spouses, Peyton and Cullen, are killed in a plane crash and realize that their partners were having an affair. The story evolves around the relationship between the two surviving spouses, as the tragedy envelopes their lives, and affects his career as a police officer and her campaign for re-election to Congress.
Jane Austen's Mafia!, 1h23
Directed by Jim Abrahams
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Crime
Themes Films about immigration, Mafia films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Gangster films
Actors Lloyd Bridges, Olympia Dukakis, Christina Applegate, Louis Mandylor, Jay Mohr, Jason Fuchs
Roles Self (uncredited)
Rating54% 2.749972.749972.749972.749972.74997
Like The Godfather Part II, the narrative of Mafia! consists of a series of flashbacks interwoven with the main plot. Tony is the son of a prominent Mafia don, Vincenzo Armani Windbreaker Cortino. As the film opens, Tony introduces the main thread when he exits a Vegas casino and walks to his car, accompanied by a voiceover explaining his philosophy of life. When he starts the car, it explodes.
Spy Hard
Spy Hard (1996)
, 1h21
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Spy
Themes Spy films
Actors Leslie Nielsen, Nicollette Sheridan, Andy Griffith, Charles Durning, Marcia Gay Harden, Barry Bostwick
Roles Agency Tape Recorder (Voice)
Rating53% 2.650192.650192.650192.650192.65019
Secret agent WD-40 Dick Steele (Leslie Nielsen) has his work cut out for him. Along with the mysterious and lovely Veronique Ukrinsky, Agent 3.14, he must rescue the kidnapped Barbara Dahl and stop the evil genius, a General named Rancor (Andy Griffith), from seizing control of the entire world.
Short Cuts
Short Cuts (1993)
, 3h7
Directed by Robert Altman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about families, Films about sexuality, BDSM in films
Actors Andie MacDowell, Bruce Davison, Jack Lemmon, Julianne Moore, Matthew Modine, Tim Robbins
Roles Himself
Rating76% 3.8471953.8471953.8471953.8471953.847195
A fleet of helicopters sprays for medflies, revealing all the characters along the path of their flight. Dr. Ralph Wyman and his wife, Marian, meet another couple, Stuart and Claire Kane, at Zoe Trainer's cello concert and make a spontaneous Sunday dinner date. Marian's sister Sherri is married to philandering cop Gene, who makes up unbelievable stories to hide his affair with Betty Weathers. Betty is in the process of divorcing one of the helicopter pilots, Stormy. Waitress Doreen Piggot is married to an alcoholic limo driver named Earl. TV commentator Howard Finnigan lives with his wife Anne and their young family next door to Zoe and her mother, cabaret singer Tess Trainer. Their pool cleaner is Jerry Kaiser, whose wife, Lois, works from home as a phone sex operator, tending to the children while she talks off strange men. Jerry and Lois are friends with Doreen's daughter, Honey and her husband Bill, who works as a makeup artist.
White Men Can't Jump, 1h55
Directed by Ron Shelton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Sports films, Basketball films, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson, Rosie Perez, Tyra Ferrell, Cylk Cozart, Kadeem Hardison
Roles Himself
Rating67% 3.3989653.3989653.3989653.3989653.398965
Sidney Deane and a group of streetballers in Venice, California are playing a pickup basketball game. When one of the players on the other team gets hurt, Sidney urges his opponents to pick Billy Hoyle, a white bystander, to take the injured man's place, figuring he cannot play well because of his race. Billy proves to be much better than Sidney expected, leading his team to beat Sidney's, and he then beats Sidney for money in a one-on-one rematch.
Dying Young, 1h51
Directed by Joel Schumacher
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Melodrama, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about cancer
Actors Julia Roberts, Campbell Scott, Vincent D'Onofrio, Colleen Dewhurst, David Selby, Ellen Burstyn
Roles Host of Jeopardy
Rating60% 3.006663.006663.006663.006663.00666
Hilary O'Neil (Julia Roberts) is a pretty, outgoing yet cautious young woman who has had little luck in work or love. After recently parting ways with her boyfriend when she caught him cheating, Hilary finds herself living with her eccentric mother (Ellen Burstyn).