US-presenter of Who wants to be a millionaire? Regis Philbin is dead

The prominent American TV-size Regis Philbin has died, according to media reports at the age of 88 years. Several American media cited from a statement his fami

US-presenter of Who wants to be a millionaire? Regis Philbin is dead

The prominent American TV-size Regis Philbin has died, according to media reports at the age of 88 years. Several American media cited from a statement his family.

"We are deeply saddened that our beloved Regis Philbin last night, a month before his 89. Birthday, for natural reasons, has died“, - stated in it. He was regarded as one of the most recognizable faces in American television history. Philbin played a guest role in the popular US series "How I met your mother". In the episode "The best Burger in New York" mimed himself on the search, together with serial figure Marshall after the best Burger.

star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood

Philbin in 1931, was born in New York and served after a University degree in sociology, initially in the US Navy, and then to the TV business to turn to. He gained prominence with his Breakfast show, "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee" as well as a host of the US edition of "Who wants to be a millionaire". In addition to many other awards, he also received a star on the "Walk of Fame" in Hollywood.

The Guinness book of records leads to Philbin with more than 16,700 hours of broadcast time as a Moderator with the largest U.S. presence on television of all time. "This is an average of almost one hour per day during his 50-year career". US President, Donald Trump paid tribute to him as one of the "Big in the history of television". He was a fantastic Person and a friend.

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Updated Date: 26 July 2020, 03:27

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