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Regis Philbin dies at age 88

The famous talk and game show personality entertained Americans on television for decades.

Posted: Jul 25, 2020 6:42 PM
Updated: Jul 26, 2020 9:35 AM

NEW YORK - Regis Philbin was a part of American television for decades.

He never seemed to run out of things to say, but now, he is silent. Philbin’s family shared Saturday that he died overnight at the age of 88.

Philbin co-hosted TV’s long-running “Live with Regis and Kathie Lee” for years, followed by “Live with Regis and Kelly”

Philbin said he won the best daytime host Emmy when he was between co-hosts!

Watch the video to see clips from his long career. They include “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” and “The Late Show with David Letterman.” Philbin was a frequent guest who filled in for Letterman when the host underwent quintuple bypass surgery.

Philbin's family said he died of natural causes.

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