Alex Trebek In ‘Good Spirits’ After Suffering Mild Heart Attack
First Published: June 24, 2012 4:57 PM EDT Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Alex Trebek is in the hospital after suffering a mild heart attack on Saturday.
The “Jeopardy!” host, 71, was admitted into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to a statement released by Sony Pictures Television on Sunday.
“Trebek is in good spirits and is currently under observation and undergoing further testing,” the statement said. “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.”
This was not Trebek’s first heart attack – the quiz show host previously suffered a mild heart attack in December 2007 and returned to work in January 2008.
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