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Merv Griffin

Merv Griffin's biography

Merv Griffin is 82 years old singer born at San Mateo. He was born on Monday 6th of July 1925. He is often nicknamed as Entertainment Merv Griffin. According to year of birth 1925 he belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 6th of July means he is Cancer. Cancer is a watery sign. They are very friendly and show motherly love to everyone. According to ascendant calculator, an important trait of these natives is their sensitive nature.

He is citizen of United States of America. His primary profession is to be singer. You can know him also as television presenter, stage actor, film actor, screenwriter, businessperson, composer, film producer, television producer. He is recently known as media proprietor.

Merv Griffin's schools

We found 2 schools He attended. Complete list of schools: San Mateo High School, College of San Mateo.

Detailed informations about his schools

  • Attended and graduated from San Mateo High School in San Mateo, California (1943).

Merv Griffin's career

His main focus is to be singer. He is famous thanks to The Merv Griffin Show.

How did Merv Griffin die

He died on on Sunday 12th of August 2007 when he was 82 years old. Merv Griffins death was caused by prostate cancer. It happend like natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Merv Griffin's Awards

  • Received a lifetime achievement award from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (2005), and a similar award from the Museum of Television and Radio in New York.
  • He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television at 1541 Vine Street in Hollywood Boulevard on October 15, 1974.
  • He was awarded a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars in Palm Springs, California on October 15, 1998.

What Merv Griffin has done for a first time

  • Griffin had his first encounters with Hollywood celebrities when he visited his uncle Elmer, whose success as a professional tennis player led to him creating the West Side Tennis Club, frequented by stars of movies and radio.
  • He was the first television personality ever to produced game shows, built hotels and most expensive properties, after hosting his long-running talk show.

Merv Griffin's quotes

  • (on what he would like his headstone to read) Stay tuned.
  • If the host is sitting there thinking about his next joke, he isn't listening.
  • You know I really never get down. My philosophy is that you have to constantly be turning the page, which prevents me from getting caught up in any negativity. It's all about change for me. I just keep moving and enjoy the ride.
  • I tell everybody that I'm a quatre-sexual: I will do anything with anybody for a quarter. - when asked if he was gay
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Merv Griffin's body shape

Lets describe how Merv Griffin looks. We will focus on his body shape. Body build is average.