Regis Philbin

American Media Personality Regis Philbin
Full Name: Regis Francis Xavier Philbin

Born: August 25, 1931 (age 78) New York City, New York, U.S.

Occupation: TV presenter, Talk show host, Game show host

Years active: 1961–present

Spouse(s): Kay Faylan (1955–1968), Joy Philbin (1970–present)

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Biography
The one of the famous celebrities Regis Francis Xavier Philbin is an American media personality and infrequent actor and singer, known for facing various talk and game shows. Come into view on television since the late 1950s, Philbin is often called “the hardest working man in show business" and holds the Guinness World Record for the most time spent in front of a TV camera. With each TV appearance, he adds to his record for most hours logged (15,662, as certified by Guinness World Records in 2006). Regis brands include his excited manner, his New York Bronx accent, his wit, and disrespectful ad-libs. Regis is most extensively recognized for Live with Regis and Kelly, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Million Dollar Password, and for hosting the first season of America's Got Talent.

Awards and Nominations

Daytime Emmy Awards

(Nomination:15 , Year: 1989,1996 to 2009& Won:2 , Year:2001,2006)


Year

Result

Award

Category/Recipient(s)

2006

Won

Daytime Emmy

Outstanding Special Class Special
for: Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade (2005) (TV)
Shared with:
Andy Perrott (executive producer)
Jeff Palmer (supervising producer)
John M. Best (coordinating producer)
Philip W. Hack (line producer)
Darlene Papalini (producer)
Kevin Young (producer)
Gina Jones (producer)
Rhonda Parker (producer)
Kelly Ripa (co-host)
Ryan Seacrest (co-host)


2001

Won

Daytime Emmy

Outstanding Game Show Host
for: "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" (1999/I)

Outstanding Talk Show Host
for:
"Live with Regis" (1989)
Tied with Rosie O'Donnell for "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" (1996).



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