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) (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 |
6 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
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 ...
Served in the Marines Corps during World War II, but did not see combat.
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.