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Regis Philbin has died … Your Content has learned.
The iconic TV host, actor, singer and all-around media personality who was once dubbed “the hardest working man in showbiz” passed away this weekend, his family told PEOPLE in a statement.
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Regis Philbin was an award winning American media personality, actor, and singer, known for hosting talk and game shows since the 1960s.
Dubbed “the hardest working man in show business”, Philbin holds the Guinness World Record for the most hours on US television.
Philbin is most widely known as the host of the New York City-based nationally syndicated talk show Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee starting in 1988, which became Live! with Regis and Kelly starting in 2001, and continued on with former football player Michael Strahan after Philbin’s departure in 2011.
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Philbin debuted and hosted Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Million Dollar Password, and the first season of America’s Got Talent.
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