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)
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[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 ...
Was hired by Marlon Brando
to adopt Charles Neider
's novella about Billy the Kid, "The Authentic Death of Hendry Jones," that served as the basis for Brando's directorial debut, One-Eyed Jacks
(1961). (The Western was the only film that the immortal actor ever directed.) While Stanley Kubrick
was still slated to be the project's director, Peckinpah wrote what he believed was a good script; ...
The lead character (or characters) in most of his films live by a code of conduct or honor that proves to be obsolete in the face of changing times.