A professor of philosophy from Chapel Hill, North Carolina...

Jay Rosenberg

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
1986 Tournament of Champions semifinalist: $5,000.
Season 2 5-time champion: $49,600.

Prior to appearing on Jeopardy!, Jay appeared on To Tell The Truth; panelists had to guess that he was the cookbook author (he'd written a cookbook as an undergrad at Reed College).

Jay died 2008-02-21. Obituary.

Jay appeared in the following 2 archived games:
#507, aired 1986-11-18 Chuck Forrest vs. Jay Rosenberg vs. Gary Giardina 1986 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.
#501, aired 1986-11-10 Jay Rosenberg vs. Lionel Goldbart vs. Danny Green 1986 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.
Jay previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Jay Rosenberg in the following 5 archived games:
#269, aired 1985-09-19 Jay Rosenberg vs. Ron Kars vs. Gail Duncan Jay Rosenberg game 5.
#268, aired 1985-09-18 Jay Rosenberg vs. Bart Brewer vs. Brigette Ford Jay Rosenberg game 4.
#267, aired 1985-09-17 Jay Rosenberg vs. Alan Rubin vs. Janet Batchler Jay Rosenberg game 3.
#266, aired 1985-09-16 Jay Rosenberg vs. Missy Williamson vs. Capt. Kimberly Power Jay Rosenberg game 2. Game entered from audiorecording.
#265, aired 1985-09-13 Teresa O'Neill vs. Jay Rosenberg vs. Wayne Cypen Jay Rosenberg game 1. Contestants back to their usual arrangement...
Jay would later appear on Jeopardy! as Jay Rosenberg in the following archived game:
#4729, aired 2005-03-10 Jay Rosenberg vs. Pam Mueller vs. Michael Day 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 22.

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