The Lives And Legacies Of The Celebrities Who Passed Away In 2020

Regis Philbin

A big hit to the world of game show television happened in 2020, with the passing of host Regis Philbin. Some of his more memorable appearances were as the host for the premiere season of America’s Got Talent, Million Dollar Password, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, and, of course, his years hosting alongside Kelly Ripa on Live! With Regis and Kelly.

Regis Philbin
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Marc Bryan-Brown/WireImage

Whatever the assignment, Regis was always a character to watch onscreen. He passed away a month before his 89th birthday, on July 24, 2020.