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Meredith Vieira recalls Regis Philbin: ‘He was just a good boy’

By Brent Furdyk. 3 minutes ago M. Von Holden / FilmMagic Meredith Vieira misses her friend Regis Philbin, who passed away at 88 on July 24. Talking with PeopleNowVieira recalled her long relationship with the legendary television presenter."Well the obvious [thing] What everyone will miss is that he was the constant entertainer. He's in a league by himself or with a handful of people over the years. He was so good at conversing, so good at listening, and a great listener, ”Vieira, 66, said. RELATED: Regis Philbin dead at 88"But what I will miss the most is his kindness," he continued, recalling that Philbin "never forgot he was a kid from the Bronx."Remembering Philbin, he described the question "Who wants to be...
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Regis Philbin rested at a private funeral

By Liz Calvario‍, ETOnline.com. 60 minutes ago Regis Philbin The beloved television icon has been buried was buried on the Notre Dame campus, a place that had very special meaning to him on Wednesday. His family released a statement to ET, once again thanking everyone for their "love and support" during this heartbreaking time. Philbin died at age 88 last Friday. "Regis was buried in his beloved Notre Dame after a private ceremony on Wednesday," says the statement by the Philbin family. "Again, our family would like to thank everyone for the incredible love and support they have given us and for the hilarious tributes and moving memories they have shared." "If you would like to honor Regis, we again kindly ask you to make a donation to www.foodbanknyc.org ...
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Regis Philbin’s Wife And Daughters Remember Late Host In Emotional Statement: ‘He Let Everyone Into His Life’

By Becca Longmire. 11 secs ago Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for 101 Studios Regis Philbin’s family are paying tribute to the beloved late host. Joy Philbin, who was married to Regis for 50 years, and the couple’s daughters Jennifer and Joanna have spoken to People about what made the star so special. They shared in an exclusive statement, “He let everyone into his life. He turned every little daily annoyance and happiness into a story, and he shared all those little stories with people in a joyful and conversational way. It made his audience feel like they were right alongside him — because they were.” Regis passed away July 24 of heart disease in Greenwich, Connecticut, at age 88. RELATED: Kathie Lee Gifford Discusses The Last Time...
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Kelly Ripa Shares The Lessons She Learned From Regis Philbin In Upcoming ’20/20′ Special

By Aynslee Darmon. 6 secs ago STRPA/CPImages Kelly Ripa will remember Regis Philbin in an upcoming special with “20/20”. The “Live With Kelly And Ryan” host, 49, who hosted “Live With Regis And Kelly” with the late icon between 2001 and 2011, will appear in the special, “Regis Philbin: The Morning Maestro”, and open up about the lessons Philbin taught her. “What I think my biggest takeaway from the 11 years that I shared with him was that you have to be yourself,” she said in a preview of the tribute. RELATED: Kelly Ripa Gets Teary-Eyed As She Pays Tribute To Former ‘Live’ Co-Host Regis PhilbinAdding, “You cannot be one person on camera and a different person once the light goes off or the audience is gone, you have to be who you are.” F...
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Late-Night Hosts Pay Touching Tributes To Regis Philbin

By Corey Atad. 6 secs ago Regis Philbin really left his mark on late-night. On Monday night, Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers both paid tribute to the TV icon, who passed away Friday at 88. RELATED: Kelly Ripa Gets Teary-Eyed As She Pays Tribute To Former ‘Live’ Co-Host Regis Philbin Talking about Philbin on “The Tonight Show”, Fallon said, “He could do everything. He could sing, he was funny — he was really funny. He was an entertainer. He was always game to do a bit or dress up, anything for a laugh. I loved him, my grandparents loved him — they introduced me — my mom and dad loved him. “He will be remembered as a genuinely nice person, a funny human, a good husband, father, and grandfather. And he always had that smile. And when Irish eyes are smiling, they’ll steal your hea...
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Watch Regis Philbin Sing Andy Richter An Irish Lullaby In Classic ‘Conan’ Clip

By Corey Atad. 22 secs ago Regis Philbin really was the greatest late-night guest. RELATED: Kelly Ripa Gets Teary-Eyed As She Pays Tribute To Former ‘Live’ Co-Host Regis Philbin Over the weekend, in tribute to the iconic TV personality who passed away Friday, the “Conan” team shared a clip from an old episode of “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”. During the interview from 1999, Philbin talks with the host about their shared Irish heritage. RELATED: Kathie Lee Gifford Discusses The Last Time She Saw The Late Regis Philbin During Emotional ‘Today’ Interview Then, near the end of the interview, Philbin goes all out on his Irish roots, getting O’Brien’s sidekick Andy Richter to wear a baby bonnet in his lap while he serenades him with the Irish lullaby, “Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral”. ...
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Kathie Lee Gifford Pays Tribute To Late Regis Philbin In Emotional Post

By ETOnline.com. 14 secs ago Kathie Lee Gifford is paying tribute and honouring her late friend and former co-host, Regis Philbin. The legendary television host died on Friday from natural causes. He was 88. Gifford took to social media to express her sadness over Philbin’s death, writing, “There are no words to fully express the love I have for my precious friend, Regis. I simply adored him and every day with him was a gift.” “We spent 15 years together bantering and bickering and laughing ourselves silly—a tradition and a friendship we shared up to this very day,” she continued, adding that she smiles knowing that he is in heaven and that at this moment “he’s making someone laugh.” “It brings me great comfort knowing that he had a personal relationship with his Lord that ...
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Legendary television host Regis Philbin dies at 88 – The Canadian News

Legendary television host Regis Philbin has died at the age of 88. The news was first reported by People Magazine which quoted a family statement saying Philbin died of natural causes on July 24. “His family and friends are forever grateful for the time we got to spend with him – for his warmth, his legendary sense of humor, and his singular ability to make every day into something worth talking about,” read the statement. Celebrities routinely stopped by Philbin’s eponymous syndicated morning show, but its heart was in the first 15 minutes, when he and co-host Kathie Lee Gifford – on “Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee” from 1985-2000 – or Kelly Ripa – on “Live! with Regis and Kelly” from 2001 until his 2011 retirement – bantered about the events of the day. Viewers laughed at...
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Regis Philbin Dead At 88

By Jamie Samhan. 7 mins ago “His family and friends are forever grateful for the time we got to spend with him – for his warmth, his legendary sense of humour, and his singular ability to make every day into something worth talking about. We thank his fans and admirers for their incredible support over his 60-year career and ask for privacy as we mourn his loss,” they added. Philbin was best known for the host of “Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee” for 15 years before Kathie Lee left and it became “Live! with Regis and Kelly” for another 10 years. Philbin then retired from the show. He also hosted “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?”, “Million Dollar Password” and the first season of “America’s Got Talent”. RELATED: Regis Philbin Mourns Death Of Son, Aged 49 He has won multiple ...