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'Jeopardy!'s' Alex Trebek recovering in L.A. from mild heart attack

June 24, 2012 | 12:45 pm


"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is recovering at a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a mild heart attack Saturday, a Sony spokeswoman said.

The 71-year-old is undergoing further testing at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after being admitted Saturday, Sony Television's Paula Askanas confirmed to The Times. She said Trebek was in "good spirits" following the incident.

Trebek is expected to make a full recovery, Askanas said, and should be on the set when "Jeopardy!" begins taping its 29th season in July.


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Photo: "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek  Credit: Ben Hider / Getty Images