Obituary of Merv Griffin

Merv Griffin

Mervyn Edward "Merv" Jr. Griffin (born on July 6th, 1925) was an TV-Personality who was best known for hosting of his own TV talk show, The Merv Griffin Show, and created the long-running game shows Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune. Mervyn Edward "Merv" Jr. died on August 12th, 2007. Merv's death was due to prostate cancer which he battled for several years. He was 82.

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Merv Griffin Biography Wiki:

    • Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Griffin, Mervyn Edward "Merv" Jr.
    • Common Name: Merv Griffin
    • Gender: Male
    • Birthplace: San Mateo, California, U.S.
    • Birth Date: July 06, 1925
    • Age: 82 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Mervyn Edward "Merv" Griffin, Jr.
    • Category/Genre: TV-Personality

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Julann Elizabeth Wright Griffin (married 1958-divorced 1976)
    • Father: Mervyn Edward Griffin Sr
    • Mother: Rita Griffin
    • Siblings:
    • Children:
      • Anthony "Tony" Patrick Griffin (son, born 8-Dec-1959)

Death Notice:

  • Date: August 12, 2007
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Unknown

Quotable Quotes:

Is he dead or alive? According to our unconfirmed records, Mr. Griffin has passed away.

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Wikipedia.org: Merv Griffin
IMDB.com: Merv Griffin

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