Regis Philbin poses for a portrait at the 37th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards held in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 27, 2010.
Regis Philbin baby in the Bronx, New York. He grew up on Krueger Avenue during the Great Depression on the first floor of a two-family house.
Regis Philbin as a young boy. He says his parents – a first-generation Irish-American father and Italian-American mother – had no idea about his showbiz dreams. “I used to stay in this house for 6 years, listening to WNEW, which was the main radio station in New York,” he told Katie Couric. “And every night at 9:30, Bing Crosby had half an hour of songs. “
Regis Philbin in a photo of his time in the US Navy circa 1953.
American television personality Regis Philbin with his wife Kay, circa 1965. The couple divorced in 1968.
Regis Philbin during an appearance on the Joey Bishop Show in April 1968.
Regis Philbin conducts an interview.
A TV talk show co-hosts Regis Philbin and Kathie Lee Gifford clowning on an empty section of the boardwalk in Atlantic City.
TV show host Regis Philbin, left, Donald Trump, center, and daytime TV actor Kristoff St. John, pose for photographers ahead of the third annual Celebrity Softball game at Yankee Stadium in New York July 31, 1993.
Regis Philbin kisses his daughter JJ on a plane en route to Notre Dame University.
Regis Philbin and Kathy Lee Gifford host the 1994 Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Regis Philbin signs a copy of his book entitled “I’m Only One Man!” In a B. Dalton bookstore in New York on September 12, 1995.
Kathie Lee Gifford, right, smiles as Geri “Ginger Spice” Halliwell, far left, shows off the kiss she planted on Regis Philbin during a Spice Girls appearance on “Live with Regis and Kathie Lee On May 16, 1997.
Notre Dame graduate Regis Philbin waves to the crowd after receiving an honorary degree during the 154th Notre Dame opening exercise in South Bend, Indiana on May 16, 1999.
Talk show host Regis Philbin and new co-host Kelly Ripa speak to the audience during a “Live with Regis and Kelly” show in New York City on February 5, 2001.
Bernie Cullen, left, on ABC’s ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’, the popular game show hosted by Regis Philbin.
Regis Philbin and his wife Joy pose for a photo after receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 10, 2003 in Hollywood, California.
Regis Philbin hosted the 2006 first season of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent”.
Regis Philbin and Jimmy Kimmel on stage at the 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California, June 20, 2008.
Regis Philbin during an appearance on “How I Met Your Mother” with Neil Patrick Harris.
Regis Philbin crashes his scooter during the “Late Show With David Letterman” at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York on November 17, 2011.
Regis Philbin on set during his last appearance on “Live with Regis & Kelly” in New York City on November 18, 2011.
Regis Philbin after his last appearance on “Live with Regis and Kelly” in New York City on November 18, 2011.
Jimmy Fallon plays a game called Brainstorming with Regis Philbin on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon”.
Regis Philbin and Kathie Lee Gifford appeared on NBC’s “Today” in 2015.
Hoda Kotbe, left dressed as Kathie Lee Gifford, Regis Philbin and Kathie Lee Gifford dressed as Philbin, attend NBC’s “Today” show at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City on October 31, 2016.
Regis and Joy Philbin attend the Los Angeles screening of “Burden” on February 27, 2020.