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Talk Show Host Regis Philbin Passes Away at the Age of 88

regis-philbinRegis Philbin, media personality, actor, and singer, known for hosting talk and game shows has died at the age of 88.

On July 24, 2020, Philbin passed away from cardiovascular disease at a hospital in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Having been called “the hardest working man in show business”, Philbin holds the Guinness World Record for the most hours on U.S. television.

His trademarks included his excited manner, his New York accent, his wit, and his irreverent ad-libs.

Philbin is survived by his wife of 50 years, Joy Philbin; three daughters, J.J., Joanna and Amy; and four grandchildren.