Alex Trebek, host of US TV game show 'Jeopardy!' suffers heart attack

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Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Trebek at the Kadena Air Base, Japan on March 31, 2007.
Image: Nestor Cruz.

Reports say that the host of the United States television game show Jeopardy!, Alex Trebek, 67 is being hospitalized after suffering from a minor heart attack.

"Alex Trebek, host of 'Jeopardy!,' has had a minor heart attack. He is resting comfortably in a Los Angeles, California hospital, and he will be back in the studio for the next scheduled tapings in January," said a spokesman for the show in a statement posted on the show's website.

Trebek is expected to remain in the hospital for at least two days for observation and continued tests.