Nominated for 1 Oscar.
Another 4 wins & 6 nominations.
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(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1960) (story - 1 episode, 1960) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1960)
(TV Series) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (written by - 3 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (story - 2 episodes, 1958 - 1959)
(TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1957) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
(TV Series) (teleplay - 9 episodes, 1955 - 1958) (screenplay - 2 episodes, 1956 - 1957)
... (teleplay - as David S. Peckinpah)
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
Music video for Julian Lennon 'Too Late for Goodbyes' - Director.
David S. Peckinpah | David Peckinpah | Sam 'The Man' Peckinpah
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
[Discussing the protagonist of his new series, The Westerner
(1960)] I wanted to create a truly realistic saddle bum of the west. I wanted to make him as honest and real as I could do it. I drew him unlettered - most of these guys couldn't read or write. Not too bright. Certainly unheroic. I know cowboys. I grew up on a cattle ranch - in Merced County. I wanted to draw a real one. No hero, no ...
In his January 1972 Playboy interview, Peckinpah was asked to comment about critic Pauline Kael
's assertion that in Straw Dogs
(1971), he endorsed rape by having the protagonist's wife seemingly enjoy being violated by her ex-boyfriend. Pointing out that the scene in question was actually the first stage of a gangbang and that the wife clearly did not enjoy being taken by the second man, he went ...
The films he directed were notorious for their extremely violent and bloody action sequences and climaxes.