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DeadBorn: 7/6/1925 in San Mateo, California, USA
Cause of death: prostate cancer
Full name: Mervyn Edward Griffin Jr.
Noted For: singer; TV host, "The Merv Griffin Show" (1962-86); creator/producer of "Jeopardy" (1964) and "Wheel of Fortune" (1975). He also wrote the theme songs for these two shows.