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Grave Sites – Merv Griffin – Bio
Mervyn Edward “Merv” Griffin, Jr.
Born July 6, 1925 – Died August 12, 2007
American television host, musician, actor, and media mogul.
Grave Sites – Merv Griffin – Grave Site
Griffin’s prostate cancer, treated originally in 1996, returned and he was admitted to Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where his condition deteriorated, leading to his death on August 12, 2007.
From 1965 to 1986 Griffin hosted his own talk show, The Merv Griffin Show, produced by Westinghouse Broadcasting.
He also created the game shows Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune, Click, and Merv Griffin’s Crosswords with his own television production companies, Merv Griffin Enterprises and Merv Griffin Entertainment.
During his lifetime, Griffin was considered an entertainment business magnate.