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Celebrities, Colleagues, And Fans Pay Tribute To 'Jeopardy!' Host Alex Trebek

On Nov. 8, longtime Jeopardy! host and television icon Alex Trebek passed away at age 80. Trebek spent the better part of five decades as a familiar figure in television households, many of which tuned in five days a week to watch the charasmatic gameshow host on the small screen. The news was announced via Jeopardy!'s Twitter, which stated:

Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends. Thank you, Alex.

The entertainment community, longtime colleagues, and fans from around the world paid tribute to Trebek. Here are a few of the heartfelt reactions to the news.