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Regis Philbin's Cause of Death Released

Regis Philbin's Cause of Death Released

Regis Philbin tragically passed away at the age of 88 last week and his cause of death has been revealed.

The television legend suffered from myocardial infarction due to coronary artery disease, E! News has said.

“We are deeply saddened to share that our beloved Regis Philbin passed away last night of natural causes, one month shy of his 89th birthday,” his family said about his death. “His family and friends are forever grateful for the time we got to spend with him–for his warmth, his legendary sense of humor, and his singular ability to make every day into something worth talking about. We thank his fans and admirers for their incredible support over his 60-year career and ask for privacy as we mourn his loss.”

Kathie Lee Gifford remembered her former co-star with a statement on his death.

Our continued thoughts are with Regis‘ family.

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