25 Popular Celebrities We’ve Lost So Far in 2020

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Celebrity Deaths

Here’s a look back at some of the most popular celebrities we’ve lost so far this year.

25. Regis Philbin

Regis Philbin
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TV legend, talk show host and game show host Regis Philbin died on July 24 at the age of 88. According to a USA Today article, Linda Silvia of the chief medical examiner’s office in Farmington, Connecticut, confirmed that Philbin died from myocardial infarction due to coronary artery disease and hypertension. He passed just one month shy of his 89th birthday.

Philbin is survived by his wife, Joy, and their two two children, J.J. and Joanna Philbin, plus Amy Philbin, a child from his first marriage. His son Daniel Philbin, also from his first marriage, died in 2014 at the age of 49.