Alex Trebek Suffers Heart Attack, "Expected to Fully Recover"

Celebrity News Jun. 24, 2012 AT 3:18PM
Alex Trebek speaks during a Jeopardy! Power Players Week rehearsal on April 21, 2012 in Washington, DC. Alex Trebek speaks during a Jeopardy! Power Players Week rehearsal on April 21, 2012 in Washington, DC. Credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images

Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek suffered "a mild heart" attack Saturday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A.

Trebek, 71, "is in good spirits and is currently under observation and undergoing further testing," a rep says. "He is expected to fully recover and be back at Jeopardy! when production begins taping in July for the new season, the show's 29th."

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Trebek, who has been married to Jean Currivan since 1990, has hosted Jeopardy! since 1984. His contract was recently extended until 2014.

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