Philbin, Regis 1933(?)–

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Philbin, Regis 1933(?)–


Full name, Regis Francis Xavier Philbin; born August 25, 1933 (other sources cite 1931 or 1934), in New York, NY; son of Frank (a personnel director) and Florence Philbin; married Catherine "Kay" Faylan (an actress) 1957 (divorced 1968); married Joy Senese (a television host), March 1, 1970; children: (first marriage) Amy Ferguson (a musician), Daniel (a political scientist); (second marriage) Joanna (a television talent assistant), Jennifer "J. J." (a writer). Education: University of Notre Dame, B.A., sociology, 1953.

Addresses: AgentWilliam Morris Agency, One William Morris Place, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actor, talk show host, and producer. NBC, New York City, page, 1957, and page for The Tonight Show, NBC; KCOP-TV, Los Angeles, CA, began as stagehand and courier, became news writer; KSON-TV, San Diego, CA, sportscaster; KFMB-TV, contributor of news features, beginning 1959; KOGO (now KGTV), San Diego, CA, news anchor and contributor of news features, 1960–64; KHJ-TV, Los Angeles, CA, talk show host, 1969–73; sportscaster in Denver, CO, 1974; KABC, Los Angeles, CA, film reviewer, beginning 1975; set the Guinness World Record in 2004 for most hours on camera. Performed as a nightclub comedian and singer; appeared in advertisements. Creator of the Regis by Van Heusen line of clothing. Worked as a truck driver. National Rehabilitation Week, honorary chairperson, 1996; Tournament of Roses parade, grand marshal, 2002. Worked as a newspaper delivery person and at a soda fountain. Military service: Served in the U.S. Navy, 1953–55.

Awards, Honors: Daytime Emmy Award, outstanding variety series, 1982, for The Regis Philbin Show; honorary degree from the University of Notre Dame, 1999; Daytime Emmy Award nominations (with Kathie Lee Gifford), outstanding talk show host, 1999 and 2000, Teen Choice Award nomination, television—choice personality, 2000, and Daytime Emmy Award nominations (with others), outstanding talk show, 2000 and 2001, all for Live with Regis and Kathie Lee; inducted into Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame, 2000; Crystal Apple Award, City of New York, 2000, for contributions to the television industry in New York City; Daytime Emmy Award nomination, outstanding game show host, 2000, and Daytime Emmy Award, outstanding game show host, 2001, both for Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?; Daytime Emmy Award, outstanding talk show host, 2001, for Live with Regis; TV Guide Award, personality of the year, 2001; Daytime Emmy Award nominations (with Kelly Ripa), outstanding talk show host, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006, and Daytime Emmy Award nominations (with others), outstanding talk show, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, all for Live with Regis and Kelly; received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 2003; named one of the 200 greatest pop culture icons, VH1, 2003; Philbin and Ripa named to Entertainment Weekly magazine's must list, 2004; Daytime Emmy Award nomination (with others), outstanding special class special, 2005, and Daytime Emmy Award (with others), outstanding special class special, 2006, for different telecasts of the Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade; inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame, 2006; Regis Philbin Avenue in the Morris Park section of the Bronx, New York City named in his honor; some sources cite an Emmy Award for Philbin's People.


Television Appearances; Series:

Host, The Regis Philbin Show, KOGO (now KGTV), 1961–65.

Host, The Regis Philbin Show (also known as That Regis Philbin Show), syndicated, 1964–65, then KTTV.

Cohost, The Joey Bishop Show, ABC, 1967–69.

Host, Philbin's People, KHJ, beginning 1973.

Host, The Neighbors, ABC, 1975–76.

Host, A.M. Los Angeles, KABC, 1975–81.

Field interviewer, Almost Anything Goes, ABC, 1976.

Host, The Regis Philbin Show, NBC, 1981–82.

Host, Regis Philbin's "Lifestyles" (also known as Health Styles), Lifetime, c. 1982–87.

Host, The Morning Show, WABC, 1982–88.

Malachy Malone, Ryan's Hope, ABC, 1987, 1988.

(With Kathie Lee Gifford) Cohost, Live with Regis and Kathie Lee, syndicated, 1988–2000.

Host, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, ABC, 1999–2002.

Host, Live with Regis, syndicated, 2000.

(With Kelly Ripa) Cohost, Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2001–.

Host, Who Wants to Be a Super Millionaire? (also known as Super Millionaire), ABC, beginning 2004.

Host, America's Got Talent (also known as Untitled Simon Cowell/Las Vegas Project), NBC, 2006.

Host, This Is Your Life, ABC, beginning 2006.

Host of Saturday Night in St. Louis (also known as Regis Philbin's "Saturday Night in St. Louis"), KMOX. Cohost of Tempo, [Los Angeles]. Also appeared in A.M. Chicago, [Chicago, IL].

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

(In archive footage) Himself, 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons (also known as The Greatest), VH1, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Harry Carter, SST: Death Flight (also known as Death Flight, Flight of the Maiden, and SST: Disaster in the Sky), ABC, 1977.

Raymond Towne, Mad Bull (also known as The Aggressor), CBS, 1977.

Television host, Mirror, Mirror, NBC, 1979.

Paint store manager, For the Love of It (also known as Love on the Run and Why Are They Stealing My Girlfriend?), ABC, 1980.

Himself, California Girls, ABC, 1985.

Winslow Keane, Perry Mason: The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host (also known as The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host), NBC, 1993.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, The People's Lawyer, 1975.

Voice, Steve Martin: A Wild and Crazy Guy, NBC, 1978.

Public service announcer, Steve Martin: Comedy Is Not Pretty, NBC, 1980.

Host, Battle of the Las Vegas Show Girls, syndicated, 1981.

Television interviewer, Lily for President, CBS, 1982.

Himself, Rodney Dangerfield Hosts the Ninth Annual Young Comedians Special (also known as The Ninth Annual Young Comedians Special), HBO, 1985.

Reporter, The Walt Disney World Very Merry Christmas Parade, ABC, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989.

Host, The Regis Philbin Show, Lifetime, 1987.

Himself, Regis & Kathie Lee: Special Edition, 1988.

Reporter, Walt Disney World Happy Easter Parade, ABC, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991.

Walt Disney World's "4th of July Spectacular" (also known as Disney's "4th of July Spectacular"), syndicated, 1990.

Host, The Walt Disney World Very Merry Christmas Parade, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2001.

Himself, The Dream Is Alive: The 20th Anniversary Celebration of Walt Disney World, CBS, 1991.

Himself, WrestleMania VII, pay-per-view, 1991.

Children's Miracle Network Telethon, syndicated, 1991.

Host, The Miss America Pageant, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996.

Host, Walt Disney World Happy Easter Parade, ABC, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998.

Himself, Kathie Lee Gifford's Celebration of Motherhood, ABC, 1993.

The Second Annual Saturday Night Live Mother's Day Special, NBC, 1993.

Himself, Sesame Street's All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! (also known as All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever!), ABC, 1994.

"Beauty Pageants: Bright Lights, Big Business," A & E Stage, Arts and Entertainment, 1994.

Kathie Lee … Looking for Christmas (also known as The Kathie Lee Gifford Christmas Special), CBS, 1994.

Host, Live with Regis and Kathie Lee: Mom's Dream Come True (also known as Regis and Kathie Lee: Mom's Dream Come True), syndicated, 1995.

Host, The 39th Annual Delco Electronics 500 Festival Parade, The Nashville Network, 1995.

Host and narrator, Daredevils! (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1996.

Disney's "101 Dalmatians … A Canine's Tale," ABC, 1996.

Kathie Lee Gifford's Lullabies for Little Ones, PBS, 1996.

The Late Show with David Letterman Video Special 2 (also known as The Late Show with David Letterman Primetime Video Special 2), CBS, 1996.

Himself, Marry Me!, Family Channel, 1997.

Voice of Jack, "Mother Goose: A Rappin' and Rhymin' Special" (animated), Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child, HBO, 1997.

The Funniest of the World's Funniest Outtakes, Fox, 1997.

The Late Show with David Letterman Fifth Anniversary Special, CBS, 1998.

Himself, The Italian Passion for Life, PBS, 1999.

Himself, It's Only Talk: The Real Story of America's Talk Shows, Arts and Entertainment, 1999.

The Four Freshmen: 50 Years Fresh!, PBS, 1999.

The Great American History Quiz, History Channel, 1999.

Himself, Behind the Scenes of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?," ABC, 2000.

Himself, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?: Canadian Edition (also known as Who Wants to Be a Millionaire), CTV (Canada), 2000.

True Life: I Want to Be a Millionaire, MTV, 2000.

(Uncredited; in archive footage) Himself, The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, ABC, 2001.

Grand marshal, 113th Tournament of Roses Parade, ABC, CBS, and Home and Garden Television (HGTV), 2002.

Host, Regis and Kelly in Prime Time, ABC, 2002.

(In archive footage) Himself, The Most Outrageous Game Show Moments, NBC, 2002.

Host, Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade, ABC, 2002, 2004, 2005.

Himself, Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary Special, NBC, 2003.

A Merry Mickey Celebration, ABC, 2003.

Host, Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve (also known as Dick Clark's "Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve" 2005 and New Year's Rockin' Eve 2005), ABC, 2004.

TV Guide's Greatest Moments 2004, ABC, 2004.

Host, Cingular ABC Sports All-America Team, ABC, 2005.

Host, New Year's Eve Live! (also known as Fox's "New Year's Eve Live 2006"), Fox, 2005.

Himself, Christmas in Rockefeller Center, NBC, 2005.

Himself, AFI's 100 Years … 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies (also known as AFI's 100 Years … 100 Cheers), CBS, 2006.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, Soap Opera Digest Awards, NBC, 1992.

The 10th Annual Television Academy Hall of Fame, The Disney Channel, 1994.

Host, The 24th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 1997.

Presenter, The 1999 MTV Video Music Awards, MTV, 1999.

Himself, The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1999.

Himself, The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2000.

The Second Annual Family Television Awards, CBS, 2000.

The 28th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2001.

Presenter, The 35th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards, Bravo, 2004.

Himself, The Discovery Health Channel Medical Honors, Discovery Health Channel, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Baker, "The Hot Line," Get Smart, NBC, 1968.

Customer, "Two for Penny," The Danny Thomas Hour, NBC, 1968.

Reporter, "The Challenge," The Big Valley, ABC, 1968.

Himself, It's Happening (also known as Happening '68), ABC, 1968.

Himself, Rowan & Martin's "Laugh-In" (also known as Laugh-In), NBC, 1968.

Frederick Miller, "Love and the Comedy Team/Love and the Divorce Sale/Love and the Mountain Cabin," Love, American Style, ABC, 1969.

Disc jockey, "The Wax Jungle," The Silent Force, ABC, 1970.

Ron Riser, "That Cake," That Girl, ABC, 1970.

"Love and the Baby/Love and the Big Mother/Love and the Free Weekend/Love and the Jealous Husband/Love and the Old Cowboy," Love, American Style, ABC, 1971.

Talk show host Johnny Cross, "Jim's Decision," The Jimmy Stewart Show, NBC, 1972.

Himself, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (also known as The Best of Carson), NBC, 1972.

Emcee, "Sweepstakes Bums," The San Pedro Beach Bums, ABC, 1977.

Newscaster, "Disaster Squad," CHiPs (also known as CHiPs Patrol), NBC, 1978.

News reporter, "Thunder God Gold," Lucan, ABC, 1978.

Craig Samuels, "Cornelius and Alfonse/The Choice," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1979.

Himself, "Chick Hits It Big," Number 96, NBC, 1980.

Himself, Password Plus, NBC, 1981, 1982.

(Uncredited) Himself, Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's "Saturday Night," Saturday Night, Saturday Night Live '80, SNL, and SNL 25), NBC, 1981, 1998.

Himself, Today (also known as NBC News Today and The Today Show), NBC, 1982.

Cotton Club radio announcer, "Return to the Cotton Club/No Friends Like Old Friends," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1983.

Panelist, The New Hollywood Squares, syndicated, 1987.

Himself, The Howard Stern Show (also known as Howard Stern), 1991.

Family Edition, Family Channel, 1992.

Himself, "The Man Who Said Hello," Mad about You (also known as Loved by You), NBC, 1993.

Voice of the emperor, "The Emperor's New Clothes," Long Ago & Far Away (animated), PBS, c. 1993.

Himself, "Like No Business I Know," The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1994.

Himself, "The Opposite," Seinfeld, NBC, 1994.

Voice of Miss American Pageant announcer, "The Chaperone," Seinfeld, NBC, 1994.

Himself, "Big Brother Is Watching," The Cosby Mysteries, NBC, 1995.

Himself, "Dear Diary," Women of the House, CBS, 1995.

Himself, "Listen, Sister," Hope & Gloria, NBC, 1995.

District attorney Glen Bradley, "Fired," Life's Work, ABC, 1996.

Himself, "I, Stank Hole in One," The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, NBC, 1996.

Himself, "Kathie Lee Gifford: Having It All," Biography (also known as A & E Biography: Kathie Lee Gifford), Arts and Entertainment, 1996.

Himself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 (multiple episodes for most years).

Himself, "Diving In," Second Noah, ABC, 1997.

Himself, "Radio Days," Spin City (also known as Spin), ABC, 1997.

Himself, The Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show and Late Show Backstage), CBS, multiple appearances, including appearances in 1997, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006.

Darren Tate, "Talked to Death," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1998.

Himself, "Caroline and the Sandwich," Caroline in the City (also known as Caroline), NBC, 1998.

Himself, "Grabbed by an Angel," Soul Man (also known as Father's Day), ABC, 1998.

Himself, "A Recipe for Disaster," Style and Substance, CBS, 1998.

Himself, "Treehouse of Horror IX," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 1998.

Voice of Typhon, "Return of Typhon," Hercules (animated; also known as Disney's "Hercules"), ABC and syndicated, 1998.

Himself, Intimate Portrait: Kathie Lee Gifford, Lifetime, 1998.

Himself, "How to Bury a Millionaire," Spin City (also known as Spin), ABC, 1999.

Himself, "New York," The Famous Jett Jackson, The Disney Channel, 1999.

Himself, "Pearce on Conan," LateLine, NBC, 1999.

Himself, "Regis Philbin: Made for TV," Biography (also known as A & E Biography: Regis Philbin), Arts and Entertainment, 1999.

Voice of Rags the dog, "Back to the Future IV—Judgment Day," Spin City (also known as Spin), ABC, 1999.

Himself, Howard Stern (also known as The Howard Stern Show), E! Entertainment Television, 1999, 2005.

Himself, "The Bone Collectors," Spin City (also known as Spin), ABC, 2000.

Himself, "Richard Simmons," The E! True Hollywood Story (also known as THS), E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Himself, MAD TV (also known as MADtv), Fox, 2000.

Himself, 2 Minute Drill, ESPN, 2000.

Homeless man, "Small Wonder," Becker, CBS, 2001.

Himself, "Joan Rivers," The E! True Hollywood Story (also known as THS), E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Himself, "Regis Philbin/Russell Crowe," Primetime Glick, Comedy Central, 2001.

Himself, Intimate Portrait: Kelly Ripa, Lifetime, 2001.

Himself, You Don't Know Jack, ABC, 2001.

Himself, "NYC Publicity Tour," The Anna Nicole Show, E! Entertainment Television, 2002.

Voice of himself, "Family Guy Viewer Mail #1," Family Guy (animated; also known as Padre de familia and Padre del familia), Fox, 2002.

Himself, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2002 (multiple episodes).

Himself, One Life to Live, ABC, 2002 (multiple episodes).

Handsome Hal Halverson, "Car Commercial," Hope & Faith, ABC, 2003.

Guest host, The Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show and Late Show Backstage), CBS, 2003, some sources cite appearances as a guest host in 2000.

Himself, Extra (also known as Extra: The Entertainment Magazine), syndicated, 2003 (multiple episodes).

Himself, Intimate Portrait: Mothers and Daughters, Lifetime, 2003.

Himself, Intimate Portrait: Susan Lucci, Lifetime, 2003.

Himself, The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2003.

Host, "Decision Time," The Apprentice (also known as The Apprentice USA), NBC, 2004.

Himself, "Friends Helping Friends," Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, ABC, 2004.

Himself, "Live with Regis and Kelly," VH1 Goes Inside (also known as VH1 Goes Inside Live with Regis and Kelly), VH1, 2004.

Himself, "Tit for Tat," The Apprentice (also known as The Apprentice USA), NBC, 2004.

Voice of himself, "Drowsy: Experiment 350," Lilo & Stitch: The Series (animated; also known as The Adventures of Lilo & Stitch), Disney Channel, 2004.

Himself, Animal Tails, PAX TV, 2004.

Himself, The Best Damn Sports Show Period, Fox Sports Network, 2004.

Himself, Good Morning America (also known as GMA), ABC, 2004.

Himself, Larry King Live, Cable News Network, 2004.

Himself, McEnroe, CNBC, 2004.

Himself, Total Request Live (also known as TRL and Total Request with Carson Daly), MTV, 2004.

Himself, Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC, 2004, 2005, 2006 (multiple episodes).

Himself, The Tony Danza Show, syndicated, 2004, 2005 (multiple episodes), 2006.

Himself, The View, ABC, 2004, 2005 (multiple episodes), 2006.

Handsome Hal Halverson, "Another Car Commercial," Hope & Faith, ABC, 2005.

Xin Xao Pi, "Get Away," Less Than Perfect, ABC, 2005.

Himself, Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith, ESPN, 2005 (multiple episodes).

Himself, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (also known as The Late Late Show), CBS, 2005 (multiple episodes), 2006.

Handsome Hal Halverson, "Homeless Hal," Hope & Faith, ABC, 2006.

Himself, Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2006.

Himself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2006.

Appeared as guest host, The Tonight Show, NBC; appeared as himself, Madman of the People, NBC; appeared in other programs, including Super Dave, Show-time; and appeared as himself in "A Rock and a Head Case," an unaired episode of That Was Then, ABC and Chum Television (Canada). Some sources cite appearances in other programs, including Late Night with David Letterman, NBC.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Himself, The Karen Valentine Show, ABC, 1973.

Host, True Life Stories, ABC, 1981.

Television Executive Producer; Series:

Live with Regis and Kathie Lee, syndicated, 1999.

Live with Regis, syndicated, 2000.

Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2001–.

Television Executive Producer; Specials:

The Regis Philbin Show, Lifetime, 1987.

Film Appearances:

Himself, Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Sex * but Were Afraid to Ask (also known as Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Sex), United Artists, 1972.

Harry Hahm, The Bad News Bears Go to Japan, Paramount, 1978.

Himself, Sextette, Crown International Pictures, 1978.

Himself, The Man Who Loved Women, Columbia, 1983.

Cameo appearance, Malibu Express, Malibu Bay Films, 1985.

Himself, Funny about Love (also known as New York Times), Paramount, 1990.

Himself, Night and the City, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992.

A Bronx Tale, Savoy Pictures, 1993.

Himself, Open Season, Legacy Releasing, 1995.

Himself, Dudley Do-Right, Universal, 1999.

Himself, Torrance Rises (short), 1999.

Himself, Little Nicky, New Line Cinema, 2000.

Himself, See How They Run (documentary), ClickFlick Productions, 2001.

Himself, People I Know (also known as Der innere Kreis and Im inneren Kreis), Miramax, 2002.

Voice of ringmaster in English version, Pinocchio (also known as Roberto Benigni's "Pinocchio"), Medusa Distribuzione, 2002, dubbed version released by Miramax, 2002.

Himself, Cheaper by the Dozen, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003.

Himself, The Breakup Artist, 2004, Lantern Lane Entertainment, 2006.

Himself, Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (also known as Miss Congeniality: Armed and Fabulous, Miss Congeniality 2, and Untitled Miss Congeniality Sequel), Warner Bros., 2005.

Voice of Mabel, Shrek the Third (animated; also known as Shrek 3), DreamWorks/Paramount, 2007.

Some sources cite appearances in other films, including View from the Top (also known as A View from the Top), Miramax, 2003.

Radio Appearances; Episodic:

Himself, The Paul Harris Show, KMOX, 1997.

Himself, Howard Stern (also known as The Howard Stern Radio Show and The Howard Stern Show), 1999, 2005.



Regis: My Personal Workout, 1993.

(In archive footage) Himself, Playboy: The Best of Pamela Anderson, 1995.

(In archive footage) Himself, The Sinister Saga of Making "The Stunt Man," Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2000.

Himself, Breaking the Silence: The Making of "Hannibal," Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment, 2001.

Video Games:

Himself, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, Disney Interactive, 1999.

Virtual Regis, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? CD-ROM: Sports Edition, Buena Vista Interactive, 2000.

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?: Second Edition, Disney Interactive, 2000.

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? CD-ROM: Kids Edition, Buena Vista Interactive, 2001.

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?: Third Edition, Disney Interactive, 2001.

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?: Platinum Edition, Disney Interactive, 2004.


It's Time for Regis!, Mercury, 1968, PolyGram, 1994.

Vocal samples on track "I Want to Be a Millionaire" by Jack & Jemma, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?: The Album, Disney, 2000.

When You're Smiling, Hollywood Records, 2004.

The Regis Philbin Christmas Album, Hollywood Records, 2005.


"Frosty the Snowman," 2005.

"Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" (featuring Donald Trump), 2005.



(With Kathie Lee Gifford and Barbara Albright) Cooking with Regis and Kathie Lee: Quick and Easy Recipes from America's Favorite Television Personalities, Hyperion, 1993.

(With Gifford and Albright) Entertaining with Regis and Kathie Lee: Year Round Holiday Recipes, Entertaining Tips, and Party Ideas, Hyperion, 1994.

(With Bill Zehme) I'm Only One Man (autobiography), Hyperion, 1995.

(With Zehme) Who Wants to Be Me? (autobiography), Hyperion, 2000.

(Narrator of audio CDs accompanying text) Joe Garner, Echoes of Notre Dame: Great and Memorable Moments of the Fighting Irish, foreword by Ara Parseghian, Sourcebooks Mediafusion, 2001.



King, Norman, Regis and Kathie Lee: Their Lives Together and Apart, Carol Publishing, 1995.

Newsmakers 2000, Issue 2, Gale Group, 2000.


Broadcasting & Cable, November 13, 2000, pp. S20, 82; November 21, 2005, pp. 3-4; April 24, 2006, p. 84.

Entertainment Weekly, November 5, 1999, p. 25; June 25, 2004, p. 82.

Esquire, June, 1994, p. 80.

Good Housekeeping, October, 1994, p. 196.

Money, August 1, 2000, p. 31.

Newsweek, May 8, 2000, p. 51.

People Weekly, December 6, 1993, p. 154.

TV Guide, May 9, 1998, pp. 57-58.

US, February, 1997.

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