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Regis Philbin is a Actor American born on 25 august 1931 at New York City (USA)

Regis Philbin

Regis Philbin
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Birth name Regis Francis Xavier Philbin
Nationality USA
Birth 25 august 1931 (87 years) at New York City (USA)
Awards Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host

Regis Francis Xavier Philbin (/ˈriːdʒɨs ˈfɪlbɨn/; born August 25, 1931) is an American media personality, actor and singer, known for hosting talk and game shows since the 1960s. Sometimes called (alternatively attributed to James Brown) "the hardest working man in show business", he holds the Guinness World Record for the most time spent in front of a television camera. His trademarks include his excited manner, his Bronx accent, his wit, and his irreverent ad-libs.

Philbin is most widely known as the host of the New York City-based nationally syndicated talk show Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee starting in 1988, which became Live! with Regis and Kelly starting in 2001 and continued until Philbin's departure in 2011.

Philbin has also hosted Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Million Dollar Password, and the first season of America's Got Talent.

Biography

Philbin has been married twice and has four children. He was married to Catherine "Kay" Faylen, daughter of actor Frank Faylen, from 1955 to 1968, and they had Amy and Daniel. He has been married to interior decorator Joy Senese since 1970 and they had Joanna, and Jennifer "J. J.". Joy Philbin occasionally co-hosted with her husband Regis. On Live, he often mentioned Joy, and to a lesser degree, Joanna, J.J., Amy, and Danny. When Danny was born, he didn't have some vertebrae and he was missing some muscles in his leg. He had to spend his childhood at the Angel View Crippled Children's Foundation in California. During the September 11 attacks, Philbin noted on air that he was very worried about Danny, who worked at The Pentagon and uses a wheelchair. Danny emerged from the terrorist attack safe, and since the tragedy Regis has joined Danny at Walter Reed Army Medical Center to visit injured troops. In August 2007, Regis and Joy Philbin announced that their daughter J. J. and her husband, Michael Schur, were expecting their first child in February 2008. William Xavier Schur was born on February 18, 2008. He weighed 6 lb. 5 oz., and was 19 inches in length. William Xavier is named after Regis, Xavier being his confirmation name; Regis often referred to him as "Mr. Trouble" on Live. At 7:54 p.m., on July 14, 2010, J.J. gave birth to daughter Ivy Elizabeth, in California.
Philbin spends time between his home in Greenwich, Connecticut and his apartment on the Upper West Side of Manhattan across from the WABC-TV studios.

Philbin follows the professional sports world extensively, enjoying baseball as well as football. He is an avid fan of the New York Yankees and a proud supporter of the sports teams of his alma mater, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish – so proud, in fact, that Philbin narrated the two audio CDs that accompanied Joe Garner's book, Echoes of Notre Dame Football: Great and Memorable Moments of the Fighting Irish, and is unwilling to waver even when St. John's coach Steve Lavin offered a trade to gift him a pink T-shirt. Philbin played on the Notre Dame tennis team (putting his recent statements in an ad where he claimed to have learned tennis from second wife Joy, in doubt). Notre Dame football coaches, such as Charlie Weis, Tyrone Willingham, and Lou Holtz have appeared on Live. Along with being a Yankees fan, Regis is also "keeping an eye on the Florida Marlins." On May 5, 2009, he delivered the first pitch at a Marlins game. He has also supported the Pittsburgh Pirates in recent years as well. During his Southern California years, he was a regular at parties at Hugh Hefner's Playboy Mansion.

In March 1984, Philbin opened a Ford dealership in Gilbert, Arizona, as a side investment during his career in television. The dealership, Philbin Ford, suffered due to the already saturated auto market in the area, and was closed in late 1988.

He is known to have trouble handling new technology and is frequently confused when operating electronics (such as remote controls and DVD players). He does not usually use computers (although he did use one for an episode of Live during summer 2008, demonstrating how to find homes online) and did not own a cell phone until September 10, 2008. It is often noted, however, that Philbin does not completely reject the technology; he simply has Joy make calls and send e-mails for him.


Health
Philbin had an angioplasty in 1993. On March 14, 2007, he underwent triple bypass surgery at Weill Cornell Medical Center because of plaque in his arteries. Prior to the surgery, Philbin talked with David Letterman, for whom Philbin had substituted on Late Show with David Letterman during Letterman's own quintuple bypass surgery. Following Philbin's successful heart surgery, he returned to the show on April 26.

On December 1, 2009, Philbin had hip-replacement surgery. He returned on Monday, January 4, 2010, to his regular hosting duties.

In May 2010, Philbin underwent surgery to have a blood clot removed from his calf. He returned to work the next day.

Usually with

Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler
(2 films)
Aron Warner
Aron Warner
(2 films)
Walt Dohrn
Walt Dohrn
(2 films)
Chris Miller
Chris Miller
(2 films)
Robert Smigel
Robert Smigel
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Regis Philbin (21 films)

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Actor

Jack and Jill, 1h31
Directed by Dennis Dugan
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, L'usurpation d'identité, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Escroquerie, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Al Pacino, Adam Sandler, Katie Holmes, Eugenio Derbez, Regis Philbin, Shaquille O'Neal
Roles himself
Rating33% 1.656591.656591.656591.656591.65659
The film opens with homemade videos of fraternal twins Jack and Jill Sadelstein growing up. As the videos progress, it seems that Jack is the more gifted twin, with Jill constantly trying to get his attention by hitting him, hurting girls around him, etc. The story shifts to the present, where an adult Jack (Adam Sandler) is a successful advertising executive in Los Angeles with a beautiful wife, Erin (Katie Holmes), and two kids, Sofie (Elodie Tougne) and Gary (Rohan Chand), while Jill (Sandler) never left the working-class neighborhood they grew up in. Jill recently inherited her childhood home, having lived with their mother until her death one year ago.
Shrek Forever After, 1h33
Directed by Mike Mitchell
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Time travel films, Films about cats, Films about dragons, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, Walt Dohrn, Jon Hamm
Roles Mabel (voice)
Rating62% 3.1477553.1477553.1477553.1477553.147755
Shrek has grown steadily tired of being a family man and celebrity among the local villagers, leading him to yearn for the days when he felt like a "real ogre". When he takes his family to Far Far Away to celebrate his children's first birthday, a series of mishaps further injure his ego, causing him to lose his temper and walk out in anger.
The Great Buck Howard, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about magic and magicians
Actors John Malkovich, Colin Hanks, Emily Blunt, Tom Arnold, Ricky Jay, Steve Zahn
Roles Regis Philbin
Rating64% 3.24713.24713.24713.24713.2471
Troy Gable (Colin Hanks) defies his father (Tom Hanks) and leaves law school to pursue his dream of becoming a writer in Los Angeles. To support himself, he takes a job as a road manager for "The Great" Buck Howard (John Malkovich), a fading mentalist. Troy comes to enjoy traveling with Buck to performances in smaller venues such as Bakersfield and Akron. In particular, Troy sincerely admires Buck's signature trick: having someone in the audience hide his fee for that night's performance, which he then unfailingly discovers. (Kreskin is said to have actually performed this feat 6,000 times, only failing to find the money nine times.
Shrek the Third, 1h33
Directed by Chris Miller, Raman Hui
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Pregnancy films, Films about magic and magicians, Films about sexuality, Films about cats, Films about dragons, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas, Julie Andrews, John Cleese
Roles Mabel (voice)
Rating61% 3.0500053.0500053.0500053.0500053.050005
Prince Charming vows that he will become King of Far, Far Away and avenge the death of his mother, the Fairy Godmother. Meanwhile, King Harold is dying and his ogre son-in-law Shrek and daughter Princess Fiona are to succeed him. Shrek, who is having difficulty serving as Regent during the King's medical leave, insists that an ogre as king is a bad idea and that there must be someone else to rule the kingdom. Before dying, Harold tells Shrek of another heir: his nephew, Arthur Pendragon. Prince Charming goes to the Poison Apple tavern and persuades fairy tale villains to fight for their "happily ever after" by appealing to the defeats given in their stories.
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous, 1h55
Directed by John Pasquin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Romance
Actors Sandra Bullock, Regina King, Enrique Murciano, William Shatner, Ernie Hudson, Heather Burns
Roles Regis Philbin
Rating51% 2.553792.553792.553792.553792.55379
Three weeks after the events of the first film, FBI agent Gracie Hart (Sandra Bullock) has become a celebrity after she infiltrated a beauty pageant on her last assignment. Her fame results in her cover being blown while she is trying to prevent a bank heist.
Cheaper by the Dozen, 1h38
Directed by Shawn Levy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, Films about families, L'enfance marginalisée, Films about school violence
Actors Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff, Piper Perabo, Tom Welling, Alyson Stoner
Roles Himself
Rating59% 2.9526352.9526352.9526352.9526352.952635
Tom Baker (Martin) is a football coach at a small rural college in Midland, Indiana, where he raised twelve children, and his wife, Kate (Hunt), has written about her story in a book and hopes to send it to her friend to publish it. At the film's beginning, Tom unexpectedly receives an offer from his old friend and football teammate, Shake McGuire (Jenkins), to coach at his alma mater in Evanston, Illinois. Tom accepts the offer, and he and Kate begin making their plans on moving to Evanston. All twelve children find out and demand the move be put to a vote, even though Tom says it would not have any power. Tom loses the vote, even after he and Kate join, but goes ahead with the move anyway, claiming there will be more money and that they will be a "happier and stronger family". However, the atmosphere at the Bakers' new house is tense, and the situation at school for the children is even worse, although their new neighbors' the Shenks seem allright, especially their first and only son, Dylan.
People I Know, 1h40
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Films about television
Actors Al Pacino, Kim Basinger, Ryan O'Neal, Téa Leoni, Richard Schiff, Bill Nunn
Roles Himself
Rating55% 2.7506452.7506452.7506452.7506452.750645
Eli Wurman (Al Pacino) is a Jewish publicist on the out, but all he knows is how to hustle and cajole, threaten and persuade. The hazy mania of his everyday life is fuelled by a steady stream of prescription drugs and alcohol.
Pinocchio
Pinocchio (2002)
, 1h46
Directed by Roberto Benigni
Origin France
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy
Themes Films about children, Jeu, Films about magic and magicians, Les fées, Adaptations de Pinocchio, Films about toys, Children's films
Actors Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Kim Rossi Stuart, Carlo Giuffrè, Breckin Meyer, David Suchet
Roles Ringmaster
Rating43% 2.1919452.1919452.1919452.1919452.191945
A magical log falls off a wagon and rolls through an Italian town causing considerable damage and some injuries. It comes to rest in front of the house of Geppetto, a poor wood carver who carves a puppet named Pinocchio from it. To Geppetto's surprise, the puppet comes to life and to his dismay, it becomes very mischievous. Geppetto sells his only coat to provide schoolbooks for Pinocchio. However, the rambunctious puppet goes on several adventures, dreading school.
Little Nicky, 1h30
Directed by Steven Brill
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Films about religion, Films about dogs, Films about angels, Demons in film
Actors Adam Sandler, Patricia Arquette, Harvey Keitel, Rhys Ifans, Tom Lister, Jr., Laura Harring
Roles Regis Philbin
Rating52% 2.6496952.6496952.6496952.6496952.649695
The story revolves around a struggle to determine which of Satan's (Harvey Keitel) three sons will succeed their father as ruler of Hell. Adrian (Rhys Ifans) is the most devious, Cassius (Tom Lister Jr.) is the cruelest, and Nicky (Adam Sandler) is their father's favourite. Adrian and Cassius claim that Nicky's mother is a goat and torment him by controlling his body with their minds. Nicky has had a speech impediment and a disfigured jaw since Cassius hit him in the face with a shovel.
Dudley Do-Right, 1h22
Directed by Hugh Wilson
Origin Canada
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alfred Molina, Dyllan Christopher, Eric Idle, Corey Burton
Roles Himself
Rating39% 1.951581.951581.951581.951581.95158
The story begins with three children and a horse. These are young versions of Dudley Do-Right (Dyllan Christopher), Nell Fenwick (Ashley Yarman), Snidely Whiplash (Jeremy Bergman), and Horse. The three talk of their aspirations; Dudley believes he is destined to be a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer (Mountie) while Nell wishes to see the world. Snidely, however, wishes to be the "bad guy" and travel around the world.
Night and the City, 1h45
Directed by Irwin Winkler
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films, Le boxe anglaise
Actors Robert De Niro, Jessica Lange, Alan King, Eli Wallach, Cliff Gorman, Jack Warden
Roles Himself
Rating58% 2.900432.900432.900432.900432.90043
Harry Fabian (De Niro) is a fast-talking, two-bit New York lawyer who hangs out at a bar called Boxers, owned by Phil (Gorman) and his wife Helen (Lange). Harry has been having an affair with Helen, who dreams of setting up her own bar and leaving Phil. At the bar, he spots an article in the New York Post about a man who was pummeled by a boxer. He calls the man on Phil's phone and pitches a lawsuit against the boxer on the grounds that his fists are legally considered weapons. The fighter is promoted by Ira "Boom Boom" Grossman (King), who tries to muscle Harry off the idea of suing his boxer. The case is promptly dismissed by the judge, who knows that it is baseless.
Funny About Love, 1h41
Directed by Leonard Nimoy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Gene Wilder, Christine Lahti, Mary Stuart Masterson, Robert Prosky, Stephen Tobolowsky, David Margulies
Roles Regis Philbin
Rating50% 2.5080052.5080052.5080052.5080052.508005
New York cartoonist Duffy Bergman marries gourmet chef Meg Lloyd. Meg wants to have a baby. Duffy agrees, but after unsuccessful attempts, Duffy encourages her to focus on her career and come back to the child issue later. After his mother's death, however, Duffy becomes fixated on wanting to have a child. Meg no longer sees this as a priority, as she's trying to open her own restaurant. The two start to have marital problems, leading to a separation.
Malibu Express, 1h45
Directed by Andy Sidaris
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Spy films
Actors Darby Hinton, Sybil Danning, Art Metrano, Robyn Hilton, Regis Philbin
Roles Regis Philbin
Rating44% 2.212242.212242.212242.212242.21224
Espionage threatens the security of American Computer Technology and a skirt-chasing private investigator is coerced by the Feds to root out the spies among the rich, over-sexed socialites unknowingly supporting them.