Television actor Griffin dies

Father of comedian Kathy Griffin was 91

John Patrick Griffin, father of comedian Kathy Griffin who appeared on several TV shows with his daughter, died Feb. 17 in Los Angeles, Calif. He was 91.

Late in life, Griffin embarked on a new career in acting, appearing in four episodes of “Suddenly Susan” with daughter Kathy, doing a number of commercials, and, along with his wife, appearing in Kathy Griffin’s Bravo reality show “My Life on the D List.”

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Margaret; two sons; two daughters and two grandchildren.

Donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the Multiple Myeloma Foundation.

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