Regis Philbin Passes Away

April 1, 2021
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“Don’t be afraid to let people know what it is you want to do with your life. Don’t be hesitant. Be confident.”

A son of a Marine, Regis Philbin served in the Marines during the Korean War – he credits another Marine for giving him the push he needed to pursue show business. He started in a prop department, rising through the ranks to set the Guinness World Record for the most hours on camera. He passed away at age 88.

Listen to Regis Philbin’s commencement address about lesson learned in his career, after not having confidence to say what he really wanted out of life: WATCH HERE

From the Navy Twitter Account:

Fair winds and following seas, Mr. Philbin.

We have the watch, Shipmate! @Regis Philbin (LTJG) served honorably in the U.S. Navy as a 310X-Supply Corps Officer, 1953 – 1955

— U.S. Navy (@USNavy) July 25, 2020

by Jenna Lee,