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Merv Griffin

 
Date Of Birth:
July 06, 1925
Date Of Death:
August 12, 2007 (82)
Birth Place:
San Mateo, CA, USA
 
Date of Birth: July 06, 1925
Date of Death: August 12, 2007 (82)

Birth Place: San Mateo, CA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
City Center Revival, 1955
Woody Mahoney

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
City Center Revival, 1955
Woody Mahoney






Merv Griffin News

The Design Network Announces FLIP U Photo The Design Network Announces FLIP U
by Michael Major - Aug 18, 2022

The Design Network announced a brand-new flipping series featuring Platinum selling music artists, Jennifer Wayne and Brad Rempel. “Flip U” which stands for Flip University, follows the Nashville stars as they team up to become your favorite professors and help flipping hopefuls ace the test and turn a profit in the Country Music Capitol. 

Birdland Will Present The Return Of Karen Akers This September Photo Birdland Will Present The Return Of Karen Akers This September
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 12, 2022

Returning to Birdland after the sold-out debut of this show in April, Akers once again takes a look back at some of the songs that first brought her attention in cabaret as well as on Broadway, television, and recordings: works by Craig Carnelia, Maury Yeston, Edith Piaf, and Stephen Sondheim, among other treasures.

18 MINUTES OF FAME Opens in July at Theatre West Photo 18 MINUTES OF FAME Opens in July at Theatre West
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

18 Minutes of Fame is subtitled A Musical Journey with Barbara Minkus. You've seen her ---a lot: On stage, on screen and especially on television. Other than the fact that she never became actually famous, she's had what most performers would consider an enviable career. Because she started out as, and remains, an accomplished singer, her show business memoir is a musical one.

Comedians Announced for JOKES ON MAIN Comedy Series Photo Comedians Announced for JOKES ON MAIN Comedy Series
by Marissa Tomeo - May 21, 2022

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) announces a brand new edition of Jokes on Main, its comedy series featuring the Tri-State's funniest stand-up comedians, Steve Shaffer, John McClellan, Patty Rosborough & Rich Aronovitch on Friday, June 24 at 8:00pm. Some material may not be suitable for children. Lobby and bar concessions open at 7pm. Tickets are $30 plus fees. Save $5 per ticket when ordering 10 or more tickets - use code GROUP2022. Tickets can be purchased online anytime at PatchogueTheatre.org or at the Box Office, (631) 207-1313, 71 East Main Street in Patchogue. Advanced ticket purchase is strongly recommended. PTPA COVID-19 Restrictions have been lifted.

Karen Akers to Present WATER UNDER THE BRIDGE at Birdland Jazz Club Photo Karen Akers to Present WATER UNDER THE BRIDGE at Birdland Jazz Club
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present acclaimed vocalist Karen Akers in the new show “Water Under the Bridge” on Monday, April 25 at 7:00 PM.

VIDEO: Watch Vintage Performances from BOB FOSSE'S DANCIN Photo VIDEO: Watch Vintage Performances from BOB FOSSE'S DANCIN
by Team BWW - Mar 22, 2022

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, the Broadway-bound musical Bob Fosse's Dancin', with choreography by Bob Fosse and direction and musical staging by Tony Award-winning choreographer Wayne Cilento (Broadway's Wicked and The Who's Tommy) has found its cast. ​​​​​​​Before the beloved show returns to the stage, relive some of the original choreography.

Jon Lehrer Dance Company To Present The World Premiere of THROUGH THE STORM, May 6 Photo Jon Lehrer Dance Company To Present The World Premiere of THROUGH THE STORM, May 6
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 17, 2022

The CUNY Dance Initiative and the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College announce a performance by Jon Lehrer Dance Company featuring the world premiere of Through The Storm, a full company work set to an original score by composer Zeno Pittarelli.

Jon Lehrer Dance Company to Present the World Premiere of THROUGH THE STORM Photo Jon Lehrer Dance Company to Present the World Premiere of THROUGH THE STORM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022

The CUNY Dance Initiative and the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College have announced a performance by Jon Lehrer Dance Company featuring the world premiere of Through The Storm, a full company work set to an original score by composer Zeno Pittarelli.

Tammy Faye Starlite's TAMAR to Return to PANGEA in April Photo Tammy Faye Starlite's TAMAR to Return to PANGEA in April
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

The highly anticipated extension of “Yesterday, Today and Tamar,” Tammy Faye Starlite’s maddeningly funny portrayal of the maddeningly self-serious Israeli chanteuse Tamar, is coming back to Pangea in April, after a delay in January caused by a worldwide pandemic.

Arts Garage Launches New Comedy Series with Jimmie 'JJ' Walker Photo Arts Garage Launches New Comedy Series with Jimmie 'JJ' Walker
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2021

On Thursday, January 6, Arts Garage launches an hysterical new comedy series The Art of Laughter, kicking off with TV, Film and Comedy Club superstar Jimmie “JJ” Walker. The new series will run quarterly on First Thursdays and will feature some of the best touring comedians from South Florida and beyond.

Merv Griffin Videos

VIDEO: TODAY Goes Behind-the-Scenes of America's Favorite Game Show 'Jeopardy'
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 29, 2016

On Day 3 of TODAY's special series Game On TODAY, Jenna Bush Hager goes behind the scenes of “Jeopardy!”, the game show that's had contestants give their answers in the form of questions for more than 30 years.

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs Whitney Houston Classic 'One Moment in Time' from New LP
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 11, 2014

Below, check out Jennifer Hudson's performance of Houston's 'One Moment in Time' on this morning's TODAY!

VIDEO: Clive Davis Announces New Whitney Houston Collection Due Out 11/10; Reveals Cover Art
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 16, 2014

Clive Davis, the five-time Grammy winner credited with discovering Whitney Houston in the early 1980s, stopped by this morning's TODAY to announce that he will release her first-ever live album nearly three years after the death of the legendary singer.

BWW TV: Chatting with CHICAGO's New Matron 'Mama' Morton, Wendy Williams, on Her Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 2, 2013

Wendy Williams began her Broadway debut engagement as Matron 'Mama' Morton in the Tony Award-winning musical smash Chicago last week on Friday, June 28. Williams, who was originally set to begin performances at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St.) on Tuesday, June 25, was sidelined with a sinus infection earlier last week. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for her opening night and you can check out highlights from the curtain call and interviews with Williams and the cast below!

VIDEO: On This Day 11/30 - JEOPARDY! Contestant Ken Jennings Ends Record-Winning Streak
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 30, 2012

On November 30, 2004, JEOPARDY! contestant Ken Jennings lost his championship title after winning 74 straight games and more than $2.5 million, a record for U.S. game shows. Jennings' unexpected winning streak gave the show a huge rating's boost and made the software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah a TV legend and household name. Below, check out the Final Jeopardy 'answer' which led to Jennings demise!

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs Medley at Whitney Houston Grammy Salute!
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2012

'We Will Always Love You: A GRAMMY Salute To Whitney Houston' aired last night, Friday, Nov. 16 on the CBS Television Network. The special, which was taped last month at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, features artists paying homage to the six-time GRAMMY winner. Watch Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson performing a Houston medley in the video below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - CBS' Tribute to Whitney Houston
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 15, 2012

WE WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU: A GRAMMY® SALUTE TO WHITNEY HOUSTON features performances by five-time GRAMMY® Award winner Celine Dion, GRAMMY® and Academy Award® winner Jennifer Hudson, seven-time GRAMMY® Award winner Usher, four-time GRAMMY® Award winner Yolanda Adams and 10-time GRAMMY® Award winner CeCe Winans. Check out a clip of the special below!

STAGE TUBE: Jennifer Hudson Performs Houston's 'I Will Always Love You' at Grammys
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2012

At last night's Grammy Awards, musicians and singers marked the loss of one of the music industry's greatest entertainers of all time, Whitney Houston, who died Saturday night in her hotel room at the Beverly Hills Hilton. One of the evening's most stirring moments came as Jennifer Hudson, who has called the late singer an inspiration and one of her biggest idols, performed Houston's signature song, 'I Will Always Love You.'

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Bravo's New Series THE HEADHUNTRESS Premiering Tonight
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 14, 2011

With record unemployment continuing to make headlines, everyone could use a personal career coach. But only Bravo has the expertise of Wendy Doulton, star of their upcoming special, THE HEADHUNTRESS premiering Monday, November 14 at 10pm et/pt.

STAGE TUBE: Sam Harris in LET'S DO LUNCH!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2011

In the following videon, Broadway veteran Sam Harris teams up with Kelly Lester and her husband is Loren Lester for a hilarious tribute to musicals of the silver screen. Click below to check it out!


Merv Griffin Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Merv Griffin been in?
Merv Griffin has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Merv Griffin been in?
Merv Griffin has not appeared in the West End