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Regis Philbin

1931 - 2020

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Regis Francis Xavier Philbin ( REE-jis; August 25, 1931 – July 25, 2020) was an American television presenter, talk show host, game show host, comedian, actor, and singer. Once called "the hardest working man in show business", he held the Guinness World Record for the most hours spent on US television (surpassing previous record holder Hugh Downs).After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, Philbin served in the US Navy and got his television start serving as a page for The Tonight Show in the 1950s. He got his first network television 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 9,594,346 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Regis Philbin is the 39th most popular presenter (down from 24th in 2019), the 6,693rd most popular biography from United States (down from 4,121st in 2019) and the 24th most popular American Presenter.

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  • 33

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  • 5.26

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Among presenters, Regis Philbin ranks 39 out of 110Before him are Phil McGraw, Alex Trebek, Jô Soares, Casey Kasem, Steve Allen, and Rush Limbaugh. After him are Sabine Schmitz, Benny Hinn, Stefan Raab, Bob Barker, Jon Stewart, and Ryan Dunn.

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Among people born in 1931, Regis Philbin ranks 353Before him are František Šafránek, Galina Zybina, Barry Foster, Ibrahim Biogradlić, José Vicente, and Yasushi Akashi. After him are Konrad Stäheli, Shuhrat Abbosov, George Jones, Ignatius Kutu Acheampong, Osvaldo Héctor Cruz, and Arturo Pomar. Among people deceased in 2020, Regis Philbin ranks 404Before him are Eduardo Lourenço, Ryo Kawasaki, Norbert Blüm, Agathonas Iakovidis, Richard Herd, and Barbara Windsor. After him are Allen Garfield, Pete Rademacher, Gulnazar Keldi, Ben Bova, Ashley Cooper, and Flossie Wong-Staal.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Regis Philbin ranks 6,693 out of 18,182Before him are Kim Manners (1951), Josiah Royce (1855), Gary Locke (1950), Charles F. Hockett (1916), Jeffrey C. Alexander (1947), and Adele Goldberg (1945). After him are William Wilson Morgan (1906), Neal Hefti (1922), Walter Johnson (1887), Tim Daly (1956), Allen Garfield (1939), and Lola Albright (1924).

Among PRESENTERS In United States

Among presenters born in United States, Regis Philbin ranks 24Before him are Barbara Walters (1929), Joey Bishop (1918), Phil McGraw (1950), Casey Kasem (1932), Steve Allen (1921), and Rush Limbaugh (1951). After him are Bob Barker (1923), Jon Stewart (1962), Ryan Dunn (1977), Jimmy Kimmel (1967), Red Skelton (1913), and Stephen Colbert (1964).

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