Adelson, Merv

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Adelson, Merv Gender: M
Mervyn Lee Adelson
born on 23 October 1929 at 16:15 (= 4:15 PM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 00°06' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 12°25 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 11°24'

Merv Adelson (1985)


American real estate developer and television producer who co-founded Lorimar Television.

In the 1950s Adelson established himself in Las Vegas where he first met Irwin Molasky and Moe Dalitz. The trio were responsible for building the Las Vegas Country Club as well as what became Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center. Molasky and Adelson later opened Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in 1965. Adelson soon left the real estate industry and co-founded Lorimar Television with Molasky and Lee Rich in 1969.

Adelson was married and divorced five times and had five children. He died in Los Angeles on 8 September 2015 from cancer, aged 85.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • spouse relationship with Walters, Barbara (born 25 September 1929). Notes: 1981-1984


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Third wife, Barbara Walters, TV journalist)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Divorces (Five)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Five)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Five)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted (Andrew and Gary, TV producers)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Cancer)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 85)
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur
  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Real estate
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer (TV)