A retired attorney from Los Angeles, California...

Richard Kaplan

1992 Tournament of Champions wildcard semifinalist: $5,000.
Season 8 5-time champion: $73,202.

According to a memorial website, Richard died of HIV/AIDS sometime after his Tournament of Champions appearance. According to the Social Security Death Index, his date of death was 1993-11-14.

Richard appeared in the following 2 archived games:
#1886, aired 1992-11-16 Leszek Pawlowicz vs. Richard Kaplan vs. April McManus 1992 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.
#1884, aired 1992-11-12 John Kelly vs. Richard Kaplan vs. Robert Slaven 1992 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.
Richard previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Richard Kaplan in the following archived game:
#1806, aired 1992-06-08 Richard Kaplan vs. Lucy Kendikian-Smith vs. Don Bouchoux Richard Kaplan game 3.

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