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 |
David S. Peckinpah | David Peckinpah | Sam 'The Man' Peckinpah
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[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.
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.