A desktop publisher originally from Schaller, Iowa...

Mark McDermott

1993 10th Anniversary Tournament semifinalist: $5,000.
1989 Tournament of Champions semifinalist: $5,000.
Season 5 5-time champion: $42,880.

Mark won $32,000 on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire on 2000-01-13. He became the first player on the U.S. version of the show to lose $218,000 on a wrong answer when he missed his $500,000 question.

Web site at mcdermot3.home.mindspring.com

Jeopardy! Message Board user name: MRMcDermott

Mark appeared in the following archived game:
#2127, aired 1993-11-30 Tom Nosek vs. Mark McDermott vs. Doug Molitor 1993 10th Anniversary Tournament semifinal game 2.
Mark previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Mark McDermott in the following 2 archived games:
#1198, aired 1989-11-15 Brian Wangsgard vs. Mark McDermott vs. Ouida Rellstab 1989 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.
#1191, aired 1989-11-06 Mark McDermott vs. Jim Tompkins-MacLaine vs. Peggi Malys 1989 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.

[player statistics]

The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at JBoard.tv.