5 wins & 6 nominations.
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(TV Series) (3 episodes, 1960) (creator - 9 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 by - 11 episodes)
... (screenplay by - as David S. Peckinpah)
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
Directed Julian Lennon
video "Too Late for Goodbyes".
8 Biographical Movies |
20 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
9 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 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 [California]. I wanted to draw a real one. No hero,...
Producer Martin Ransohoff
felt compelled to fire Peckinpah after the beginning of principal shooting on The Cincinnati Kid
(1965) due to disagreements over the conception of the film. The incident led to a physical altercation between the two. In the early 1970s, remarking on their fight, Peckinpah claimed Ransofhoff got the worst of it: "I stripped him as naked as one of his badly told lies", ...
The films he directed were notorious for their extremely violent and bloody action sequences and climaxes.