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?
[Responding to critics of his films as being too violent] Well, killing a man isn't clean and quick and simple. It's bloody and awful. And maybe if enough people come to realize that shooting somebody isn't just fun and games, maybe we'll get somewhere.
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.