Mervyn Edward "Merv" Griffin, Jr. was an American television host, musician, actor, and media mogul. He began his career as a radio and big band singer who went…
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Robert Downey Jr. was photographed by the California Department of Corrections in August 1999 while serving time on a drug conviction. The second mug shot was taken in November 2000 after his arrest at the Merv Griffin Resort in Palm Springs for drug possession. The third photo was taken in April 2001 after the actor was busted in a Culver City alley for investigation of being under the influence of a controlled substance.
Merv Griffin, 82, Aug. 12, 2007: Griffin had many careers, all successful, including band singer, talk-show host and entertainer. But he also found enormous success as the force behind some of TV's most successful game shows, including "Jeopardy" and "Wheel of Fortune." "The Merv Griffin Show" aired for 20 years, and Griffin was spinning new ventures up until his death, including the new "Merv Griffin's Crosswords." "My father was a visionary," Griffin's son, Tony Griffin, said upon Merv's de...