Nominated for 1 Oscar.
Another 4 wins & 6 nominations.
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(TV Series) (12 episodes, 1960) (written by - 1 episode, 1960)
(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 - 6 episodes, 1956 - 1958) (screenplay by - 5 episodes, 1955 - 1956)
... (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 |
8 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Sam Peckimpah | 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 1954 director Don Siegel
and producer Walter Wanger
had been desperately trying to persuade the warden of San Quentin Prison to allow the use of the facility to film Riot in Cell Block 11
(1954), but the warden had adamantly refused. After the final meeting in the prison, when the warden had said there was nothing Siegel or Wanger could do to persuade him to allow filming there, Siegel turned ...
His characters often die graphic and emotionally agonizing deaths.