British director Danny Boyle's newest film, Slumdog Millionaire, tells the story of an orphan boy who wins the Indian version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire. Boyle's previous credits include Trainspotting and 28 Days Later.
Briggs is the creator of Who Wants to Be a Millionare? which premiered on British television in September 1998 and thereby set the phrase (or its translation) "Is that your final answer?" into orbit. The shows format has been licensed in 80 countries including India, Japan, Greece, and of course, the U.S.
Alex Trebek, host of the game show "Jeopardy." He’s been hosting the show for years. And he’s played himself as host of Jeopardy in a number of TV shows including, “The Simpsons,” “Seinfeld,” “Ellen,” “The Larry Sanders Show” and many others. (REBROADCAST from 9/3/87)