An engineer from Torrance, California...

Tom Nosek

2014 Battle of the Decades quarterfinalist: $10,000.
2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
1993 10th Anniversary Tournament 1st runner-up: $13,600.
1993 Tournament of Champions winner: $100,000.
Season 9 5-time champion: $65,640.

Tom died 2020-09-22 at the age of 81, having spent his adult career living in Torrance, California and working for TRW, later Northrop Grumman. Obituary.

Tom appeared in the following 3 archived games:
#2130, aired 1993-12-03 Frank Spangenberg vs. Tom Nosek vs. Leslie Frates 1993 10th Anniversary Tournament final game 2.
#2129, aired 1993-12-02 Frank Spangenberg vs. Tom Nosek vs. Leslie Frates 1993 10th Anniversary Tournament final game 1.
#2127, aired 1993-11-30 Tom Nosek vs. Mark McDermott vs. Doug Molitor 1993 10th Anniversary Tournament semifinal game 2.
Tom previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Tom Nosek in the following 4 archived games:
#2125, aired 1993-11-26 Marilyn Kneeland vs. Bev Schwartzberg vs. Tom Nosek 1993 Tournament of Champions final game 2.
#2124, aired 1993-11-25 Marilyn Kneeland vs. Bev Schwartzberg vs. Tom Nosek 1993 Tournament of Champions final game 1.
#2121, aired 1993-11-22 Dennis Donohue vs. Phoebe Juel vs. Tom Nosek 1993 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.
#2119, aired 1993-11-18 Tom Nosek vs. Debby Arnold vs. Fraser Woodford 1993 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.
Tom would later appear on Jeopardy! as Tom Nosek in the following archived game:
#4719, aired 2005-02-24 John Beck vs. Tom Nosek vs. Carolyn Cracraft 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 12.

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