A sportswriter from Oak Hill, Virginia...

Eddie Timanus

"He was a sportswriter living in Reston, Virginia, when he won 5 games in Season 16. He's still a sportswriter now living in Oak Hill, Virginia. Please welcome..."

2014 Battle of the Decades invitee: $5,000.
2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
2002 Million Dollar Masters tournament quarterfinalist: $10,000.
2000 Tournament of Champions semifinalist: $5,000.
Season 16 5-time champion: $69,700 + 2 Chevrolet Camaros.

Eddie won $50,000 on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire on 2004-11-26.

As an accommodation for a disability, Eddie was given a card with the name of the categories in Braille at the beginning of each round; additionally, for his BotD game, an audio signaling system, synchronous with the game board's lights that are always a part of the game, helped Eddie know when he could safely ring in.

Eddie's mother Terri Timanus appeared on the show in Season 8.

Eddie appeared in the following archived game:
#6786, aired 2014-03-03 Rachael Schwartz vs. Babu Srinivasan vs. Eddie Timanus Battle of the Decades: The 1990s game 1.
Eddie previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Eddie Timanus in the following archived game:
#4733, aired 2005-03-16 Jonathan Groff vs. Eddie Timanus vs. Jean Grewe 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 26. Audio...

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