J J Philbin Wiki – Biography
J J Philbin is the daughter of Regis Philbin. She is an American producer and screenwriter. She is best known for her work on the drama series The O.C. and is the daughter of television stars Regis and Joy Philbin.
Philbin’s career began soon after she graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1996 when she became a writer for Mad TV, and then joined the script department of Saturday Night Live until 1999. In 2002 she moved on to That Was Then, an ABC drama series, as a writer, and in 2003 began work on the comedy-drama series Dead Like Me, for which she served as both writer and script supervisor for several episodes.
She had a meeting with the executive producers of The O.C. in late 2003 and was keen for a job, but another job came up and so she worked shortly as a story editor for the sitcom Coupling. In 2004 she joined the O.C. crew after Coupling was canceled and The O.C.’s producers offered her a writing position. For 2004, she served as story editor but was promoted to executive story editor for the remainder of the show’s duration, from 2005 to 2007, and during that time wrote twelve episodes and co-produced another four. Following The O.C.’s end, she became a co-executive producer and writer on the first season of the science fiction drama Heroes.
In 2018, Philbin became a Consulting Producer on the TV series New Girl. Between 2018 and 2020 she is also co-creator and executive producer of the ABC sitcom Single Parents. Philbin and the other Saturday Night Live writers were nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award in 2000 in the category of “Comedy/Variety Series”.
J J Philbin Age
J J Philbin is 45 years old. She was born on August 30, 1974, in Manhattan, New York, United States.
While working on Saturday Night Live in January 1998, she met The Office writer Michael Schur, who had also been hired to write for the show. The couple married in October 2005 in New York.
The couple has two children.
Philbin was born in New York City to Regis Philbin and Joy Philbin. She attended the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. She says that growing up, she always wanted to be a writer of some sort, but she particularly enjoyed writing scripts for amateur short films she made with her friends.
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Regis Philbin Cause of Death
Regis Philbin’s cause of death was natural causes, according to a statement from his family. His family did not mention coronavirus in their statement and there’s no reason to believe that COVID-19 played any factor in his death.
Philbin died at the age of 88, just one month before his 89th birthday, People reported. In a statement to People, his family 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 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.”
Philbin hadn’t made many TV appearances in recent years. But in March 2019 at the age of 87, he made a public appearance and looked fit and healthy at the time, Closer Weekly reported. He told Closer that his health was great and that, in his retirement, he was taking statin medication daily, eating a healthy diet, and exercising regularly. He said that by staying healthy, he could travel between New York and California and spend time with his children.