Robin Leach (1941 - 2018)

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  • "Robbie, we had so many years of fun and good times,..."
    - ginny slocum
  • "I remember watching Mr. Leach every Saturday morning with..."
  • "Worked for Robin as a Production Assistant on Lifestyles..."
    - Henry Olko
  • "God the creator of life. Feels your pain. And soon he will..."
    - L F
  • "May the God of all comfort be with family and loved ones."

Robin Leach (Donaldson Collection / Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images) Robin Leach in the Journalists Memorials Photo Gallery Enlarged Photo
Robin Leach (1941 – 2018) was a journalist who became famous as host of the syndicated TV series “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” from 1984 – 1995. The show featured interviews with international celebrities with a particular focus on their homes and luxurious lifestyles. Leach’s British accent and distinctive cadence became shorthand for ostentatious wealth in the popular culture. He signed off each episode with his signature catchphrase, “champagne wishes and caviar dreams.”

Died: August 24, 2018

Details of death: Died at the age of 76. He had been hospitalized following a stroke suffered in November.

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