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Regis Philbin is an American media personality, actor, and singer, known for hosting talk and game shows since the 1960s. He also voiced Mabel in DreamWorks' Shrek the Third.

For Disney, he voiced Typhon in the Hercules episode "Hercules and the Return of Typhon", and himself in the Lilo & Stitch: The Series episode "Drowsy". He also hosted the Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade in the Magic Kingdom from 1991 to 2008, and appeared as a guest star in the Phineas and Ferb spin-off Take Two with Phineas and Ferb.

On ABC, he was also the former host of Live with Regis and Kelly, as well as the primetime U.S. version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, an international game show franchise that originated in the United Kingdom in 1998, and premiered in the United States in 1999.   

Trivia

  • According to the directors on the 2002 film's audio commentary for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Regis Philbin originally auditioned for the voice of the Beast. However, the role went to Robby Benson instead.