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Regis Philbin Dies at the age of 88

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Chat' started by archie1959, Jul 25, 2020.

  1. archie1959

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    A source tells TMZ Regis died Saturday morning after suffering a heart attack at his home in New York -- although, we have not confirmed that with the family at this point.
     
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  3. archie1959

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    Monday there is a re-run or as the networks would say an encore performance of Celebrity Jeopardy Carol Burnett, Regis Philbin, Donna Mills are the 3 playing the game.
     
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    R.I.P.
     
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    RIP, he was really great.
     
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    RIP. :(
     
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    Remember him from local TV here in L A. In the 70's
     
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    RIP Reeg!!! Ironic he died of a heart attack. After the procedure he was a champion for cardiac health. Soon after he was on the Letterman show telling Dave it saved his life. I don't recall the exact exchange, but he figured Dave would do well to see a cardiologist himself. Letterman did the next day and next stop was surgery for a bypass. From that point, whenever Philbin was a guest, Dave always said he saved his life. He was probably right.
     
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    I really liked him. His LIVE was ground breaking. He seemed so real.

    I loved Kathie Lee less but she did have chemistry with him. He even made Kelly Ripa look good and she had no talent...and boy, is it showing now.
     
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    Always enjoyed him even back when he was Joey Bishops sidekick. RIP
     
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    I would like one last "phone-a-friend" to share my condolences with his family and fans. :angel:

    RICHARD
     
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    Darn, sad to hear :( I almost got onto WWTBAM when I was 18 (back when they had the 1-900 number to play the qualifying game), and I am not ashamed to admit his sartorial choices influenced my senior prom outfit :thumbsup: RIP Reeg :angel:
     
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    I liked him.
    RIP
     
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    Final answer.
     
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    Guiness Book of World records has him down for the TV personality clocking the most hours on TV.
     
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    Sorry to hear this. Regis turned schmoozing into an art form.
     
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    RIP Regis - he was always pleasant and made small talk seem important...
     
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    Yeah he was great....such iconic legend in tv .. always seemed very humble R. I. P.
     
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    Fun, great guy...RIP, Rege.
     
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    Nice tribute to him on LIVE.
     
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