Danny Philbin


Age: 47

Summary: troubled son of famous Live! talk show host Regis Philbin who was born with a spinal cord defect that led to the amputation of both his legs and had a strained relationship with his father until they reconciled six years ago after The Enquirer published an appeal by the son's then-wife to the TV star for financial help, but who overcame a severe disability to become a successful public affairs worker for the Pentagon and was honored by the U.S. Department of Defense in 2002 for remaining on the job despite the flames burning near his office after a terrorist-flown airliner crashed into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: 1967

Died: November 7, 2014

Los Angeles, California