Regis Philbin

TV Show Host

Birthday August 25, 1931

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace The Bronx, NY

DEATH DATE Jul 25, 2020 (88)

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Cultural icon who hosted the talk show Live! with Regis and Kelly alongside Kelly Ripa and the game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire? He was also the host on the first season of America's Got Talent.

Before Fame

He was a supply officer in the United States Navy.


In 2008, he hosted the red carpet arrivals at the 80th Academy Awards ceremony.

Family Life

He got married to Catherine Faylen in 1957 and after their divorce in 1968, he married Joy Philbin on March 1, 1970. He had three daughters named JJ, Joanna and Amy and a son named Daniel. 

Associated With

Before teaming up with Kelly Ripa, he was co-host alongside Kathie Lee Gifford on Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee.


Regis Philbin Highlights
Regis Philbin Highlights