5 stories about Regis Philbin
Morning talk show staple Regis Philbin shares memories of the people he's encountered in entertainment over his long career.
2. When they saw Philbin, people always asked him where Kathie Lee Gifford was
Philbin writes that while "Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee" was on television, people always looked confused if they ran into either Philbin or Gifford by themselves. "Our names and personalities became so hopelessly intertwined that wherever either of us went ... people couldn't understand where the other one of us was," Philbin writes. "Somehow they couldn't understand why we didn't move around perpetually fused together twenty-four hours a day. It was a sign, of course, that we'd caught on as a combo in maybe the biggest way possible."