DEAD: Regis Philbin (aged 88)
American television personality
Regis Francis Xavier Philbin ( August 25, 1931 – July 24, 2020) was an American media personality, actor, and singer, known for hosting talk and game shows since the 1960s. Sometimes called (alternatively attributed to James Brown) “the hardest working man in show business”, Philbin holds the Guinness World Record for the most hours on US television. His trademarks include his excited manner, his New York accent, his wit, and his irreverent ad-libs.
DEATH: On July 24, 2020, Philbin died of natural causes at the age of 88.