The “Jeopardy!” host died November eight after battling pancreatic most cancers for a 12 months and a half.
Trebek was 80.
Reynolds talked to “Additional” concerning the impact his pal’s dying had on him.
“It forces you to go searching just a little bit and see the individuals and the faces which might be in our lives day-after-day and actually bear in mind to not taking them with no consideration,” Reynolds mentioned. “I used to be speaking to Alex on the telephone two months in the past, and that was superb then identical to that he was gone.”
The actor mentioned he and Trebek talked about one of many present’s the host had arising.
“I had been on the present quite a lot of occasions, he was asking me about maybe approaching once more. I used to be capturing in Atlanta and was unable to do it…,” Reynolds mentioned. “While you converse with individuals like that that you just grew up watching and out of the blue you’re speaking to them on the telephone, you begin to mirror.”
He added “You simply by no means know; tomorrow is just not a given. Hug them tight, the individuals in your life.”
“It was actually stunning and unhappy. Clearly, he was sick and it wasn’t completely, wildly surprising,” Reynolds mentioned. “It is nonetheless heartbreaking nonetheless. It is completely gut-wrenching.”