July 25, 2020

US talk show legend Regin Philbin dead at 88

Washington (AFP) – Regis Philbin, an award-winning fixture of American talk show culture, has died at the age of 88, media reports said Saturday.Philbin, a playful and self-deprecating New Yorker with a thick Bronx accent, died Friday of natural causes, People magazine reported, quoting a statement from the family.Philbin was best known to many Americans as co-host of a daytime talk show that began in 1988 called “Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee.”Working with Kathie Lee Gifford and later with another co-host, Philbin appeared on the show for 23 years.Part of his popular shtick was to spend a f…

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