Famed American TV show host Regis Philbin dies at 88

Jul 25 2020, 2:54 pm

Prolific American TV host Regis Philbin died this weekend, and messages of sorrow are pouring in from all around North America.

Philbin holds the Guinness World Record for the most hours on TV, which he set in 2011 with 16,700 hours over a 52-year career.

He’s known for hosting popular shows including Who Wants to be a Millionaire and Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee. He was 88 years old when he died.

Disney’s executive chairman paid his respects to Philbin’s wife, Joy, and expressed sorrow about the host’s death.

New York State Governor also tweeted that TV has lost a “legend.”

US President Donald Trump even paid his respects, calling Philbin a friend.

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