Actor, singer, and TV host of the American version of the show “Who wants to be a millionaire?” Regis Philbin died at the age of 88 years. Reported by ABC News, citing a statement by his family.
“We are deeply saddened that our beloved Regis Philbin died last night of natural causes, a month before his 89th birthday”, — reads the statement of the relatives of the presenter. They expressed gratitude to his fans for their support during his 60-year career.
Regis Philbin was born in new York on 25 August 1931. On American television he began to work with the 50-ies. Led entertainment programs and game shows, including the local version of the show “Who wants to be a millionaire?” from 1999 to 2002 and 2009. Known as “the hardest working man in show business”. Won six Emmys and several other awards, honored with a star on the walk of fame in Hollywood, was listed in the Guinness book of records for the record held in front of the cameras time.
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