Beloved and legendary TV host, Regis Philbin has passed away at 88.
You may remember him as the host of Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee later becoming Live! with Regis and Kelly, before he left in 2011 after 23 years on-air.
Regis Philbin was also the original host of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, Million Dollar Password, the first season of America’s Got Talent, and stints as co-host on Rachael Ray.
You can read more from a statement from his family HERE.
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Regis Philbin, beloved television and game show host, has died at 88. 💔 “His family and friends are forever grateful for the time we got to spend with him – for his warmth, his legendary sense of humor, and his singular ability to make every day into something worth talking about. We thank his fans and admirers for their incredible support over his 60-year career,” his family shared with PEOPLE exclusively. Tap the link in bio for their full statement. 📷: AP Photo/Charles Sykes