Gerren Frank Keith
March 18, 1941
|Partner(s)||Marian Depass (1965–1968)|
Laura Shuman (1985–2002; 2 children)
Keith's career began in 1963 serving as the stage manager for the game show Let's Make a Deal. He then stage managed for The Red Skelton Show and The Flip Wilson Show. He made his directorial debut with the sitcom, Grady, a spin-off of Sanford and Son. He then went on to direct episodes of Good Times, Diff'rent Strokes, 227 and Martin, directing the majority of those sitcoms respectively. His other television credits include Valerie, Growing Pains, Family Matters, The Wayans Bros., The Parent 'Hood, The Jamie Foxx Show, Just Shoot Me!, The Parkers and That's So Raven.
Keith was married to Marian Depass from 1965 to 1968. He then married actress and agent Laura Shuman in 1985. They were married until Shuman's death in 2002. Together, they had two children.
- Introducing Gerren Keith, Dynamic director oversees all phases of Diff'rent Strokes Ebony, December 1982.
- Gerren Keith, Yahoo! TV