Nebraska Authors

Steve D. Tamerius

Born Fairbury, NE (USA)

Steve was raised in Fairbury, Nebraska and attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as a music major. He has written for about a dozen different trivia television shows including "Tic Tac Dough," "Trivia Trap," "Card Sharks," and of course, "Jeopardy!" Tamerius is an avid fan of Husker football.

Places Lived

Fairbury, NE
Lincoln, NE
Grand Island, NE
Los Angeles, CA
Burbank, CA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Trivia; Elvis


High School Diploma, Fairbury High School, Fairbury, NE
Undergraduate Studies in Music Education, 1967-1971, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Professional Musician
Auto Parts Dealer
Real Estate Agent
Magazine Publisher and Founder
Full-time Television Writer and Production Assistant
Jeopardy! Writer

Places Worked

Speed Equipment World, Grand Island, NE
Trivia Unlimited Magazine


10 Emmy Awards
2 WGA Awards
A U.S. record-holder in the 148-pound class for his age group, Tamerius held the official American Powerlifting Federation bench-pressing mark, after elevating a staggering 281 pounds while lying flat on his back.


Jeopardy! (Television Show)


Trivia Unlimited, 1978-1983.
All About Elvis. 1981.
America's Past and Present Trivia. with Marsha Kranes and Fred Worth, 1981.
Elvis: His Life from A to Z. with Fred Worth, 1990.
5087 Trivia Questions and Answers. with Marsha Kranes and Michael Driscoll, 1999.
Science and Nature Trivia Questions and Answers. with Fred Worth, Marsha Kranes and Michael Driscoll, 2001.
Trivia: 500 Quirky Questions for Diehard Trivia Buffs. with Fred Worth, 2003.

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