A general manager from Janesville, Wisconsin...

Dennis Donohue

Date of First Appearance:
December 1992

Total Winnings:

Records Held:
5-time champion

Favorite Anecdote:
When my ToC appearance was being shown in reruns in Phoenix, Arizona (where I then lived), I stopped at a “Big Box” store on the way home from work. The televisions were displayed near the front door and Jeopardy! was on. I approached a man who was watching the show and asked him, “Do you think that guy is any good?” His double take was funny.

Any effect on my life:
The phrase “5-time champion on Jeopardy!” looks great on a resumé. I know, I've used mine a few times.

Anything else you would like viewers to know about you?
I lived outside of Phoenix, Arizona when I was on Jeopardy! in 1992 and 1993. In 1996, my family moved to Wisconsin. In 1997, my wife, Cheryl, and I had a son to go with our two daughters.

"He was administrative services officer from Arizona when he became a 5-time champion in 1992. Now, he's a general manager. From Janesville, Wisconsin..."

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
1993 Tournament of Champions semifinalist: $5,000.
Season 9 5-time champion: $64,298.

Dennis appeared in the following archived game:
#4731, aired 2005-03-14 Chris Miller vs. Mike Thayer vs. Dennis Donohue 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 24. (Sarah:...
Dennis previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Dennis Donohue in the following 2 archived games:
#2121, aired 1993-11-22 Dennis Donohue vs. Phoebe Juel vs. Tom Nosek 1993 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.
#2116, aired 1993-11-15 Bev Schwartzberg vs. Dennis Donohue vs. Marilyn Kneeland 1993 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.

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