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Merrill, Kieth, 1940-



  • Existence: 1940-


Kieth Merrill (b. 1940) is an American filmmaker.

Merrill was born on May 22, 1940 in Farmington, Utah. He graduated from Brigham Young University in 1967. He won an Academy Award for his documentary, "The Great American Cowboy," in 1973. He also produced/directed "Mr. Kruger's Christmas," "The Testaments," "Legacy," and various other films and documentaries. He and his wife reside in California and have eight children.

Citation:, via WWW, April 5, 2019 (Kieth Merrill; born May 22, 1940 in Farmington, Utah; graduated from BYU in 1967; won Academy Award for "The Great American Cowby" in 1973; produced/directed "Mr. Kruger's Christmas," "The Testaments," "Legacy," and other films and documentaries; wife and 8 children reside in California)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Los Altos Road Show

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239279521]
Identifier: MSS 9168
Content Description

Contains one VHS videocassette of a road show production put on by the Los Altos, California ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1985. The show was produced by Kieth Merrill with the music composed by Michael Hicks.

Dates: 1985

Kieth Merrill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1950
Scope and Contents

Kieth Merrill papers collection contains diaries, personal and business papers, photographs, and motion pictures from Kieth Merrill. The personal papers include journal manuscripts and correspondence. Business papers include production materials from The Great American Cowboy, Take Down, Harry's War, and Legacy.

Dates: 1953-1987

Additional filters:

Amateur plays 1
Audio-visual materials 1
Cowboys -- United States 1
Diaries 1
Latter Day Saints in motion pictures -- History 1