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About Regis Philbin
Regis Philbin was a television personality, singer, actor and author best known for hosting a number of popular game and television shows such as Live! with Regis, Kathie Lee and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. He is regarded as one of the greatest game show hosts of all-time. As an actor, he appeared in dozens of TV series and films. In 2003, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He was born to Filomena and Francis Philbin. From 1955 to 1968, he was married to his first wife Catherine Faylen, with whom he had Amy and Daniel. His second marriage was to Joy Philbin in 1970. His union with Joy produced two children, Jennifer and Joanna.
In 2001 he was named “Personality of the Year” at the TV Guide Award. He received the “Walter Camp Distinguished American Award” in 2003.
In 2006 Philbin became an inductee of the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame as well as the Television Hall of Fame.
In 2009, having appeared for 16,540.5 hours on TV, he set a Guinness World Records for being the first person to have spent the most time in front of a TV camera.
Philbin had his high school education at the Cardinal Hayes High School – he graduated in the year 1949. He continued his college education at the University of Notre Dame, where he received a sociology degree after he graduation in 1953.
He was a big fan of sports and enjoyed watching football and baseball. He supported professional baseball team, New York Yankees.
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Famous quotes by Regis Philbin
Anderson Cooper every night dreams about getting my job permanently really.Regis Philbin
I made it a morning show. We have the coffee cup, we have the morning papers. It's got that feel to it, that's what I wanted.Regis Philbin
I'm involved in the stock market, which is fun and, sometimes, very painful.Regis Philbin
I'm moving on. I should have made that clear when I made the announcement. I guess I wasn't clear. If people think you're leaving a show after all these years, you might be retiring. So I understand where they're coming from, but I should have impressed the fact that I hope I'm just moving on right now.Regis Philbin
I've done the best I can with the morning show. I made it a morning show. We have the coffee cup, you have the morning papers, you know, it's got that feel to it, that's what I wanted.Regis Philbin
I've worked for 55 years. I'm going to take a little time off, to tell you the truth. It's just that now in the last couple of weeks, Gelman is pouring it on. 'Farewell to Regis!' It's getting embarrassing.Regis Philbin
It means a lot in my business and its a wonderful feeling to be recognized for what you have done over a lifetime, but I didn't go crazy. I still eat my cereal in the morning, have a sandwich in the afternoon, go to bed at night. You know, nothing really different.Regis Philbin
It's almost seems as though there's a battle going on between the public and all the fast-food establishments, and, believe me, I think it's very tasty food.Regis Philbin
Regis Philbin's Popularity
Regis Philbin was a famous American actor, singer, and television host, who was born on August 25, 1931. As a person born on this date, Regis Philbin is listed in our database as the 27th most popular celebrity for the day (August 25) and the 21st most popular for the year (1931).
People born on August 25 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Regis Philbin is the 789th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Regis Philbin's birthday, Regis Philbin is the 5349th most famous American and ranks 209th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
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