Nominated for 1 Oscar.
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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) (screenplay - 11 episodes)
... (screenplay - as David S. Peckinpah)
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
Music video for Julian Lennon 'Too Late for Goodbyes' - Director.
8 Biographical Movies |
20 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
7 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
David S. Peckinpah | David Peckinpah | Sam 'The Man' Peckinpah
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
[on his departure from The Rifleman
(1958)] I walked from the series because Jules V. Levy
and that group had taken over my initial concept and perverted it into pap. They wouldn't let Johnny grow up; they refused to let it be the story of a boy who grows to manhood learning what it's all about.
In 1976 he signed a contract to film "Cukoo's Progress", a novel by the Swedish author Sture Dahlström
. The story of the novel is about Xerxes Sonson Pickelhaupt whose life ambition is to impregnate every women on the face of the earth. He died before the movie was made, but Dahlstrom still got paid.
The films he directed were notorious for their extremely violent and bloody action sequences and climaxes.