An attorney from Baltimore, Maryland...

Brad Plovan

Date of First Appearance:
November 1995

Total Winnings:
$62,401 ($1,000 for appearing in the ToC)

5-Time Champion; came from behind 3 times; 5 truly uninspiring interview segments.

I was on my first date with my wife at this very popular Afghan restaurant in Baltimore. After finishing our aushak and kaddo borawni appetizers, the conversation lulled for a little. Thinking quickly, I used the only sure fire conversation starter I had--Jeopardy! I smoothly mentioned that my best conversation starter was that I was on Jeopardy! Amazingly enough, this display of suavity did not cause her to duck my calls and we were married last September.

What I did with my winnings:
I bought a 100-year-old house in Baltimore city and am almost done renovating it.

Anything else:
I am really not as hopeless as I seemed on TV.

"With the money from his five wins in 1995, he bought a 100-year-old house. He's an attorney from Baltimore, Maryland..."

According to the official UToC web site, Brad's full first name is Bradley.

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
1996 Tournament of Champions quarterfinalist: $1,000.
Season 12 5-time champion: $61,401.

Brad appeared in the following archived game:
#4738, aired 2005-03-23 Brad Plovan vs. Steve Berman vs. Phoebe Juel 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 31.
Brad previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Brad Plovan in the following archived game:
#2811, aired 1996-11-18 Brad Plovan vs. Mary Hirschfeld vs. Shane Whitlock 1996 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.
Brad would later appear on Jeopardy! as Brad Plovan in the following 5 archived games:
#2600, aired 1995-12-15 Brad Plovan vs. Bill Moore vs. Sally Tyler Brad Plovan game 5.
#2599, aired 1995-12-14 Brad Plovan vs. Lora McQueen vs. Burt Sueskind Brad Plovan game 4.
#2598, aired 1995-12-13 Brad Plovan vs. Shana Aborn vs. Michael McRee Brad Plovan game 3.
#2597, aired 1995-12-12 Brad Plovan vs. Claudia Grimes vs. George Seymour Brad Plovan game 2. Missing second half of J! round....
#2596, aired 1995-12-11 Gwen LaTray vs. Brad Plovan vs. Carl Cope Brad Plovan game 1.

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