Regis Philbin is 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 has 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 two children. His second marriage was to Joy Philbin in 1970. He and Joy have two children together.
In 2014, having appeared for 15,188 hours on TV, he entered the Guinness World Records for being the person to have spent the most time before a TV camera.
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
is 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 17th
most popular celebrity for the day (August 25) and the 23rd most popular for the year (1931).
People born on August 25
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Regis Philbin is the 405th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Regis Philbin's birthday, Regis Philbin is the 2601st most famous American and ranks 586th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
In general, Regis Philbin ranks as the 4662nd
most popular famous person, and the 927th most popular actor of all time.
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