Merv Griffin

Merv Griffin
1925 - 2007
Merv Griffin  American Talk Show Host

Merv Griffin dating history


Merv Griffin was previously married to Julann Griffin (1959 - 1976).

Merv Griffin was in relationships with Eva Gabor (1985 - 1995), Natalie Trundy (1959) and May Wynn (1953).

Merv Griffin had an encounter with Betty Kelly.


American Talk Show Host Merv Griffin was born Mervyn Edward Griffin, Jr. on 6th July, 1925 in San Mateo, California, USA and passed away on 12th Aug 2007 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 82. He is most remembered for The Merv Griffin Show, Creator of Jeopardy. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Merv Griffin is a member of the following lists: Jeopardy!, California Republicans and American male singers.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 17 years, 5 months - -
Dating3 10 years, 6 months 3 years, 6 months 1 month, 1 day
Encounter1 - - -
Total5 17 years, 5 months 5 years, 7 months 1 month, 1 day


First Name Merv
Middle Name Edward
Last Name Griffin
Full Name at Birth Mervyn Edward Griffin, Jr.
Age 82 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th July, 1925
Birthplace San Mateo, California, USA
Died 12th August, 2007
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Prostate cancer
Buried Westwood Village Memorial Park, Westwood, California, USA
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality DISPUTED
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School San Mateo High School
University University of San Francisco
Occupation Text Actor, talk show host, entertainer, business magnate
Occupation Talk Show Host
Claim to Fame The Merv Griffin Show, Creator of Jeopardy
Year(s) Active 1944–2007
Official Websites,,

Mervyn Edward Griffin Jr. (July 6, 1925 – August 12, 2007) was an American television show host and media mogul. He began his career as a radio and big band singer who went on to appear in film and on Broadway. From 1965 to 1986, Griffin hosted his own talk show, The Merv Griffin Show. He also created the internationally popular game shows Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune through his television production companies, Merv Griffin Enterprises and Merv Griffin Entertainment.

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Merv Griffin82 CancerTalk Show Host
Eva Gabor76 AquariusActress
Natalie Trundy79 LeoActress
Julann Griffin94 AquariusActress
May Wynn93 CapricornActress
Betty Kelly79 VirgoSinger


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Anthony PatrickMale8th December, 195963 years oldJulann Griffin


Posted commentsView all comments (3)

tamyabonetApr 28, 2009

where`s the guys? everyone knows he was gay

Lobee1Mar 21, 2008

Merv`s love of intamacy and the warmth of his touch interwined with his desire to give completely of himself was in completion in heat the simmer of my heart. May we all make million of the desire to be together in love.

vince simsAug 12, 2007

Merv is an American icon and has been a great inspiration to me, we wish he and his family the best. My goal is to someday meet him as he is the person I admire the most!

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