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Regis Philbin

TV host/actor

Born - 25 August 1931, New York City, USA
Died - 24 July 2020

Stocky, hearty, heavy-headed, no-neck TV chat-show and game-show presenter who began life as stooge to such comedians as Joey Bishop, but soon started his own programme on local California TV - That Regis Philbin Show. Later, his most popular series was Live, with Regis and Kathie Lee, with co-host Kathie Lee Gifford. It ran for 15 years. Philbin also made a number of film appearances, almost always as himself: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* *But Were Afraid to Ask (1972), Sextette (1977), The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (1978), The Man Who Loved Women (1983), Malibu Express (1985), Funny About Love (1990), Night and the City (1992), Open Season (1995), Dudley-Do-Right (1999), Little Nicky (2000), Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005), The Great Buck Howard (2008), I'm Still Here (2010) and Jack and Jill (2011), his last. He even guyed his own image in the TV movie Perry Mason: The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host in 1993. He died from natural causes, his second wife Joy and his four children surviving him.