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Robin Leach (Donaldson Collection / Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images)
Robin Leach (Donaldson Collection / Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images)
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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