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Alex Trebek

Suffers Heart Attack

6/24/2012 11:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek suffered a mild heart attack Saturday and was rushed to Cedars-Sinai hospital in L.A. where he is still recovering.

A spokeswoman for Alex says the 71-year-old is expected to make a full recovery ... she says he should be ready to resume his "Jeopardy!" hosting duties when they start filming the new season next month.

Trebek has been the host of the popular trivia game show for 28 years.

The show won a Daytime Emmy for best game show on Saturday while Trebek was in the hospital recovering.

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46.

Bittercup    

Someone must have gotten him to say Kebert Xela! Get well soon, Alex!

749 days ago
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DaveT    

Sorry to hear it, but glad it's minor and he's to recover, now get back to work eh, it's abooot time to start watching Jeopardy again

749 days ago
48.

ohreally    

Why is this guy still doing jeopardy?

749 days ago
49.

Captain    

get well soon!

749 days ago
50.

arale norimaki    

what is a heart attack

749 days ago
51.

Tracker    

test

749 days ago
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Carolyn Foster    

I just want Alex to know I am praying for him to have a full recovery. I love Jeopardy . And It would not be the same with out him. So get well soon Alex.
God Bless you,
Carolyn Foster, Attalla , Alabama

745 days ago
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