Regis Philbin

1931 - 2020

Regis Philbin

Regis Francis Xavier Philbin (; August 25, 1931 – July 24, 2020) was an American television presenter, talk show host, game show host, actor and singer. Once called "the hardest working man in show business", he holds the Guinness World Record for the most hours on U.S. television.After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, Philbin served in the U.S. Navy and got his television start serving as a page for The Tonight Show in the 1950s. He got his first network TV exposure in 1967 as Joey Bishop's sidekick on The Joey Bishop Show. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Regis Philbin has received more than 6,573,902 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 31st most popular presenter.

Memorability Metrics

  • 6.6M

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  • 46.55

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  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among presenters, Regis Philbin ranks 29 out of 94Before him are Thomas Gottschalk, Conan O'Brien, David Frost, Phil McGraw, Erez Tal, and Howard Stern. After him are Barbara Walters, Casey Kasem, Steve Allen, Bob Barker, Joey Bishop, and Alex Trebek.

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Among people born in 1931, Regis Philbin ranks 253Before him are Allen Klein, Galina Zybina, Mikael Tariverdiev, Mike Parkes, Agustín García-Gasco Vicente, and Sergio Obeso Rivera. After him are Shirley Verrett, Tamara Tyshkevich, Alvin Ailey, Alain Cavalier, Nick Adams, and Nicole Courcel. Among people deceased in 2020, Regis Philbin ranks 47Before him are Chadwick Boseman, Henri Richard, Ray Clemence, Fred Willard, Robert Fisk, and Peter Bonetti. After him are Neil Peart, Irrfan Khan, Jerry Sloan, Alex Trebek, Genesis P-Orridge, and John Lewis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Regis Philbin ranks 4,850 out of 12,171Before him are Chuck Close (1940), C. J. Cherryh (1942), Buckethead (1969), Cesar Chavez (1927), David Smith (null), and Bobby Bland (1930). After him are David Benioff (1970), Rita Coolidge (1945), Anne Applebaum (1964), Ethel Merman (1908), Charlie Kaufman (1958), and Edna Parker (1893).

Among PRESENTERS In United States

Among presenters born in United States, Regis Philbin ranks 16Before him are Johnny Carson (1925), Fred Rogers (1928), Mike Bongiorno (1924), Conan O'Brien (1963), Phil McGraw (1950), and Howard Stern (1954). After him are Barbara Walters (1929), Casey Kasem (1932), Steve Allen (1921), Bob Barker (1923), Joey Bishop (null), and Jimmy Kimmel (1967).