Including memorable moments with meteorologists Adam Joseph and Dave Roberts.
In 2010, Philbin and wife Joy made a stop in the City of Brotherly Love to help kick off The Mann Center for the Performing Arts 75th year of Live Music in the Park
The couple joined the Philadelphia Orchestra to narrate Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf.
Throughout Philbin's tenure on Live!, he generated smiles and inspired audiences in the Delaware Valley.
Action News' Lisa Thomas-Laury showcased that in a segment about a family from South Jersey entering a contest and their morning routine.
Philbin was a beloved icon fans in the Delaware Valley say they will sorely miss.
Philbin died Friday, just over a month before his 89th birthday. He died of natural causes, according to a family statement.
Philbin was 88 years old.
Disney CEO Bob Chapek said Philbin "was a very special part of our Disney family."
“Regis was a very special part of our Disney family for over a half century and we will miss him deeply. He was an amazing person, consummate entertainer, TV icon, and a true Disney Legend. Our heartfelt condolences to Joy and the entire Philbin family.”— Walt Disney Company (@WaltDisneyCo) July 26, 2020
- Bob Chapek, Disney CEO
And Disney Executive Chairman Bob Iger said "Regis graced us with warmth, humor & a self-deprecating wit."
We are heartbroken to hear that a long time colleague & friend, #regisphilbin passed away at the age of 88. Regis graced us with warmth, humor & a self-deprecating wit, always bringing happiness to us all. Our hearts go out to Joy and to his family. Rest In Peace, Regis.— Robert Iger (@RobertIger) July 25, 2020