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Created the long-running TV game shows Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! He founded Merv Griffin Enterprises and Merv Griffin Entertainment.
He married Julann Wright in 1958. He credited her with coming up with the Jeopardy! concept.
How did Merv Griffin die?
Merv Griffin's death was caused by Prostate Cancer.
|Cause of death||Prostate Cancer|
|Age of death||82 years|
|Birthday||July 6, 1925|
|Death date||August 12, 2007|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Unless it’s an emergency, don’t bother me after 6:00 p.m. and on weekends.Merv Griffin
Las Vegas without Wayne Newton is like Disneyland without Mickey Mouse.Merv Griffin
That I would rather be in another business where a bad cold wouldn’t put me out of work.Merv Griffin
Roger King is, without a doubt, the greatest salesman in the history of anything. And I don’t ever limit him just to television. He could sell you anything.Merv Griffin
That my business success is equal to my personal life.Merv Griffin