Mervyn Edward "Merv" Griffin Jr. (July 6, 1925 – August 12, 2007) was an American television host and media mogul. He began his career as a radio and big band singer who went on to appear in film and on Broadway. From 1965 to 1986, Griffin hosted his own talk show, The Merv Griffin Show. He also created the ...
In his autobiography, television host Merv Griffin, who was known to spend time with Gabor's younger sister Eva socially, wrote of the Gabor sisters' initial presence in New York and Hollywood: "All these years later, it's hard to describe the phenomenon of the three glamorous Gabor girls and their ubiquitous mother.
Aug 12, 2007 ... Merv Griffin, the entertainer turned impresario who parlayed his “Jeopardy” and “ Wheel of Fortune” game shows into a multimillion-dollar empire, has died. ... He was a very close friend of ours, a good friend of mine and a good friend of Eva's,” Zsa Zsa Gabor said of her sister, Eva Gabor, who died in 1995.
Apr 27, 2017 ... Merv Griffin was the television host of The Merv Griffin Show and creator of hit game shows Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune. Learn more at Biography.com.
Merv Griffin was a singer and band leader, movie actor, television personality and media mogul who in his time hosting The Merv Griffin Show (1962) ...
Aug 16, 2007 ... What a powerful message Griffin might have sent had he squired his male companions around town rather than Eva Gabor, his longtime good friend and platonic public pal. Imagine the amount of good Merv could have done as a well- respected, hugely successful, beloved and uncloseted gay man in ...
Dec 21, 2016 ... If he had a male partner, he was someone Merv saw and related to privately. The Merv Griffin Show as one of the most popular shows of the 1970s and due to Eva's close relationship with Merv all the Gabor sisters, and their mother were frequent guests on his show, renewing interest in their lives.
May 6, 2009 ... Two years ago, Merv Griffin died, leaving behind a legacy that included Wheel Of Fortune, Jeopardy, hotels, side business ventures, and more than a billion dollars . .... well, Merv, is not like those other people, and to always believe that maybe it wasn't true anyway, and that he was truly dating Eva Gabor.
May 10, 1990 ... Sound familiar? "My friend yelled to me, 'Don't open your mouth!' because that was all we needed," recounts the Gabor sister. ... These days more than ever, it's not easy being Zsa Zsa's younger sister. ... While Zsa Zsa is currently hitched to an obscure prince, Eva is the constant companion of Merv Griffin.