Person Details

Birthday: 1925-07-06 12:23:19

Death: 2007-08-12 12:23:19

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: San Mateo, California, USA

Homepage:

Movie Involvements: 14

TV Involvements: 29


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mervyn Edward "Merv" Griffin, Jr. (July 6, 1925 – August 12, 2007) was an American television host, singer, and media mogul. He began his career as a radio and big band singer who went on to appear in movies and on Broadway. During the 1960s, Griffin hosted his own talk show, The Merv Griffin Show, and created the game shows Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune, Click, and Merv Griffin's Crosswords. He is considered an entertainment business magnate. Description above from the Wikipedia article Merv Griffin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

Jeopardy!
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7

Jeopardy!

(1984) Creator
Wheel of Fortune
Average
7

Wheel of Fortune

(1983) Creator
The Merv Griffin Show
Average
5

The Merv Griffin Show

(1962) Writer
Shade
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6

Shade

(2003) Producer
Lykkehjulet
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0

Lykkehjulet

(2020) Creator
Wheel of Fortune
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0

Wheel of Fortune

(1981) Creator
La Roue de la fortune
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0

La Roue de la fortune

(2022) Creator
Wheel of Fortune
Average
8

Wheel of Fortune

(1988) Creator

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2021 Self - TV Host (archive footage)
Self - TV Host (archive footage)
2020 Self (archive footage)
2018 Himself (archive footage)
Himself (Archive Footage)
2017 Self - TV Host (archive footage)
2016 Self (archive footage) (uncredited)
2013 Self (archive footage)
2008 Himself
2006 N/A
2005 N/A
N/A
Himself
2004 N/A
N/A
N/A
2003 Self
1996 N/A
N/A
1992 N/A
1986 himself
1985 Conductor
Merv Griffin
1984 Himself
1983 The Elevator Killer
1982 Anchorma
N/A
1979 Himself
N/A
1976 Merv Griffin - National Anthem Singer
1972 N/A
1971 N/A
1969 Himself
1968 N/A
1967 N/A
1962 Self - Host
1954 Steve
Georges Brevert
1953 Submarine Crew
Buddy Nash
Football Broadcaster (voice)
1952 Governor's secretary
1949 N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

Creator

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2003 Producer
1990 Producer
Producer
1984 Executive Producer
1983 Producer
- Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Crew

Year Role Movie/Tv
1983 Creator
Year Role Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
1962 Writer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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