Keith Samples is a film and television director, producer and writer. He founded Rysher Entertainment in 1991 and was CEO before leaving in 1997 to concentrate on writing and directing. He directed 6 episodes for Season 1 of Make It Pop.
Samples directed episodes for TV series including Everwood, One Tree Hill, The O.C., Oz, Haven and Freddy's Nightmares as well as award winning dramas The Practice and Felicity. He also directed the films Single White Female 2: The Psycho and A Smile Like Yours. He directed the film Love Lies Bleeding, with Christian Slater.
In 2000 the Samples' produced film Election won an Independent Spirit Award for Best Feature. He has also produced films Above Suspicion, Big Night, Switchback, Walking Tall and The Death and Life of Bobby Z.
On July 6, 2002, Samples married Meggan Kimberley.