The dapper host of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, the most popular game show in television history, and Live! With Regis is admired by an incredibly diverse fan base: old-timers love his cantankerous outlook on life; middle-aged men want to be him and middle-aged women want to marry him; younger viewers love his hip-to-be-square attitude. This biography looks at Philbins personal and professional life. During his slow rise through the television ranks, he got little respect and recognition for his talk show innovations. Even his name was the fodder of jokes. It was his on-air chemistry with Kathie Lee Gifford on their morning show Live! that catapulted them both to megastardom. Regis! The Unauthorized Biography looks at all of this in detail, including Philbins bittersweet relationships with his physically challenged son, Danny, and his daughter, Amy, as she struggled with drug addiction. Finally, Tracy recounts the improbable events that led to his becoming the host of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?