- NAME: Merv Griffin
- OCCUPATION: Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor, Entrepreneur, Singer, Talk Show Host, Television Producer
- BIRTH DATE: July 06, 1925
- DEATH DATE: August 12, 2007
- EDUCATION: San Mateo High School
- PLACE OF BIRTH: San Mateo, California
- PLACE OF DEATH: Los Angeles, California
- Full Name: Mervyn Edward Griffin
- AKA: Merv Griffin
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Merv Griffin was an American television host, singer and business magnate. He created the game shows Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune and Click.
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Merv Griffin, America's ultimate showman, knew what audiences wanted and made it his life's work to entertain with his talk show and his game shows "Wheel of Fortune," and "Jeopardy."
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Vanna White is the longtime co-host of the game show "Wheel of Fortune." While uncovering the letters on the show's puzzle board, she became a fashion icon that inspired a media frenzy dubbed "Vannamania."
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