Robin Leach of 'Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous' Passes Away At Age 76

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Before MTV's "Cribs" and other real estate shows taking you into the homes of celebrities, there was "Lifestyles Of The Rich & Famous" with Robin Leach.

Today, we say goodbye to the TV host and journalist who's tagline "Champagne wishes & caviar dreams!" made a mark in Hollywood history.

Robin Leach passed away on Friday morning in Las Vegas, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. He was 76.

According to reports, Leach had reportedly been hospitalized since Nov. 21 following a stroke.

“Sad to report the death of famed celeb reporter, friend and colleague #RobinLeach @ 1:50 a.m. in #LasVegas,” tweeted John Katsilometes, a columnist for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, where Leach worked. “He would have been 77 Wednesday. He suffered a second stroke Monday. He in hospice care. He’d been hospitalized since Nov. 21, after suffering a stroke in Cabo San Lucas.”

Leach was born on August 29, 1941 in London, England as Robin Douglas Leach. He was also an actor and producer, known for I.M. Caravaggio (2011), The Ridiculous 6 (2015) and Free Money (1998).

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