A journalist and comic originally from Lemont, Illinois...

Louis Virtel

Season 31 player (2015-05-08).

Last name pronounced like "vur-TELL".

Louis gave a power snap to the camera during his introduction, which was imitated by Alex Trebek during Alex's opening remarks, and then gave another when he got a Daily Double correct.

Louis wrote about his contestant experience for HitFix.

Louis won $38,333 on The Chase on 2014-01-28.

Louis won $30,000 on Who Wants to be a Millionaire on 2019-03-13.

Brother of Season 28 player Jim Virtel. Cousin of Season 34 player Mary Grace Buckley.

Louis appeared in the following archived game:
#7065, aired 2015-05-08 Andrew Haringer vs. Mary Green vs. Louis Virtel Andrew Haringer game 2.

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