Regis Philbin Passed Away at 88; US President Donald Trump Pays Tribute

by Shatakshi Gupta

American broadcaster Regis Philbin has died at the age of 88.  The family of Regis Philbin informed of this sad news.  Just a month prior to his 89th birthday, Philbin died due to some natural causes on Friday night.

As per the statement, issued by the family, it said that, talking about his warmth, his sense of humour and his prodigious ability makes us rich. We thank all his fans for all their incredible support throughout the actor’s 60-year career.  We expect that our privacy will be respected.

Also, paying tribute to the actor, US President Donald Trump wrote – ‘He was great in the history of television.  He was a wonderful person, and a friend of mine.  He kept motivating me to contest the election of President.  He had the most live television records and did it well.  Regis, we love you…. ‘

Philbin had been honoured several times in his career, including a three-day Emmy Award and a Lifetime Achievement Award.  He was born in New York City; Philbin also hosted the first series of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and America’s Got Talent.

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