Regis Philbin

1931 - 2020

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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 held the Guinness World Record for the most hours spent 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 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 7,547,527 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Regis Philbin is the 24th most popular presenter (up from 29th in 2019), the 4,123rd most popular biography from United States (up from 4,845th in 2019) and the 16th most popular American Presenter.

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Among presenters, Regis Philbin ranks 24 out of 109Before him are Sharon Osbourne, Rudi Carrell, Michael Buffer, Howard Stern, Mike Bongiorno, and John Peel. After him are Conan O'Brien, Thomas Gottschalk, David Frost, Barbara Walters, Casey Kasem, and Phil McGraw.

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Among people born in 1931, Regis Philbin ranks 231Before him are Ladislav Novák, Robert Enrico, Nick Bollettieri, John Baldessari, Gene Wolfe, and Donald Barthelme. After him are Dorothy Stang, Bruno Mattei, Boris Pankin, Richard Ratsimandrava, Jean Béliveau, and Sven Tumba. Among people deceased in 2020, Regis Philbin ranks 325Before him are Fatemeh Rahbar, Jerry Rawlings, Duje Bonačić, Toke Talagi, Ben Jipcho, and Hans Cieslarczyk. After him are Willi Holdorf, Ivan Passer, Detto Mariano, Hossein Sheikholeslam, Richard K. Guy, and Sadiq al-Mahdi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Regis Philbin ranks 4,123 out of 15,968Before him are Melanie Thornton (1967), Walter Tewksbury (1876), Doug Jones (1960), Charles T. Kowal (1940), Mary Blair (1911), and Joe Dallesandro (1948). After him are Jonathan Franzen (1959), Robert Crumb (1943), Hal Roach (1892), Charles Starkweather (1938), Edwin Austin Abbey (1852), and Herbert Ross (1927).

Among PRESENTERS In United States

Among presenters born in United States, Regis Philbin ranks 16Before him are Johnny Carson (1925), Ed Sullivan (1901), Walter Cronkite (1916), Michael Buffer (1944), Howard Stern (1954), and Mike Bongiorno (1924). After him are Conan O'Brien (1963), Barbara Walters (1929), Casey Kasem (1932), Phil McGraw (1950), Steve Allen (1921), and Bob Barker (1923).

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