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Merv Griffin

Singer/Actor/Game Show Deviser
5 July 1925 to 11 August 2007

A former big band singer, Griffin also appeared in movies such as By The Light Of The Silvery Moon (1953). But he was best known as the host of a self titled CBS chat show (1962-86), and for creating the formats of popular game shows Jeopardy! and Wheel Of Fortune.

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