Merv Griffin

1925 - 2007

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Mervyn Edward Griffin Jr. (July 6, 1925 – August 12, 2007), known professionally as Merv Griffin, was an American television show host and media mogul. He began his career as a radio and big band singer, later appearing in film and on Broadway. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Merv Griffin has received more than 2,961,931 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Merv Griffin is the 6,026th most popular actor (down from 5,193rd in 2019), the 9,359th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,671st in 2019) and the 3,063rd most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.67

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Merv Griffin ranks 6,026 out of 10,030Before him are Jordan Chan, Jaycee Chan, Seohyun, Katya Paskaleva, Édouard Baer, and Padmini. After him are Amy Hargreaves, Steve-O, Keiko Agena, George M. Cohan, Binnie Barnes, and Brian George.

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Among people born in 1925, Merv Griffin ranks 395Before him are June Christy, Ruth First, Roy Brown, Gloria DeHaven, Tom Dowd, and Ilona Novák. After him are Howard Baker, George MacDonald Fraser, G. William Miller, Swami Rama, Morgan Woodward, and Jimmy Dickinson. Among people deceased in 2007, Merv Griffin ranks 295Before him are Teresa Brewer, Grace Paley, Sidney Coleman, Anne McLaren, Kevin DuBrow, and David Halberstam. After him are Jurga Ivanauskaitė, Tony Wilson, Mehmed Uzun, Andrew Hill, Boots Randolph, and F. Albert Cotton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Merv Griffin ranks 9,359 out of 15,968Before him are Dylan Minnette (1996), Taissa Farmiga (1994), George Rogers Clark (1752), Johnny Van Zant (1960), Jaycee Chan (1982), and Loren Shriver (1944). After him are Peter G. Peterson (1926), Amy Hargreaves (1970), Christine Darden (1942), Keiko Agena (1973), George M. Cohan (1878), and Gladys West (1930).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Merv Griffin ranks 3,063Before him are Larry Storch (1923), Alan Rachins (1942), Macdonald Carey (1913), Dylan Minnette (1996), Taissa Farmiga (1994), and Jaycee Chan (1982). After him are Amy Hargreaves (1970), Keiko Agena (1973), George M. Cohan (1878), Jack Angel (1930), Julie Bishop (1914), and Meredith Monroe (1969).

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