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Eric Sofer
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Posted: 25 July 2020 at 1:27pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Regis Philbin passed away today, 7-25-2020, at 88. He had a terrific run. May
his family know comfort and peace.



(edited for subject -- Tim)

Edited by Tim O Neill on 25 July 2020 at 3:38pm
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Wilson Mui
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Posted: 25 July 2020 at 1:33pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply

Sad to hear this. He was always a class
act.
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Brian Miller
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Posted: 25 July 2020 at 3:00pm | IP Logged | 3 post reply

He actually died yesterday.

Loved watching him. One of the absolute best recurring guests on
Letterman thru the years and the only reason to put it on ABC in the
mornings.
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John Harrison
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Posted: 25 July 2020 at 3:04pm | IP Logged | 4 post reply

His episode on How I Met Your Mother is still a favorite.

RIP
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Doug Centers
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Posted: 25 July 2020 at 3:57pm | IP Logged | 5 post reply

It was like he had multiple relevances.
Good run.
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John Popa
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Posted: 25 July 2020 at 6:16pm | IP Logged | 6 post reply

Loved Regis, like so many others. He felt like the last connection to a special part of old Hollywood.
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Andrew Bitner
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Posted: 26 July 2020 at 12:53pm | IP Logged | 7 post reply

At age 88, hard to say "too soon," but he was a lively, engaging and personable host and TV presence. He'll be missed.
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Wilson Mui
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Posted: 26 July 2020 at 6:35pm | IP Logged | 8 post reply

What is up with Kelly Ripa? She works with Regis for
over a decade and all she does is post something written
by the show's PR department. He basically helped make
her a household name.

LINK
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Andrew Bitner
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Posted: 26 July 2020 at 8:40pm | IP Logged | 9 post reply

We'll see what she says tomorrow. It's possible they weren't on good terms. 
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Marc Baptiste
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Posted: 28 July 2020 at 1:32pm | IP Logged | 10 post reply

Seemed like a super nice guy who never had an unkind word to say about anyone.

A gentleman and class act!

Marc


Edited by Marc Baptiste on 28 July 2020 at 1:32pm
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