Griffin, Merv, 1925-2007

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Merv Griffin (July 6, 1925-Aug. 12, 2007) was a big-band singer who became one of television's longest-running talk-show hosts and formidable innovators; while working as a host and beyond, he created some of television's most popular and long-running game shows.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1940-ca.1999. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 320048003

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referencedIn Don Francione photographs, Circa 1965 to 1989 Brooklyn Historical Society
referencedIn MCI Communications Corporation. Marketing and Sales Departments. Records, 1971-1998 (bulk 1982-1987). Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Griffin, Merv, 1925-2007. Papers, ca. 1940-ca.1999. University of California, Los Angeles
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Birth 1925-07-06

Death 2007-08-12




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