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 |
7 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
David S. Peckinpah | David Peckinpah | Sam 'The Man' Peckinpah
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
[on Four Star Productions, Dick Powell
, and the genesis of The Rifleman
(1958)] I did this one script for Gunsmoke
(1955) that Charles Marquis Warren
turned down--said it was a piece of shit! I knew it was one of the best things I'd written, so I took it back and reworked it and Dick Powell at Four Star bought it as a pilot for "The Rifleman". Dick Powell was really a fine gentleman and the eagle ...
In an interview with Jim Silke, Peckinpah listed the following as his favorite films: Rashomon; Treasure of Sierra Madre, which he called "possibly the finest motion picture ever made"; La Strada, a film that he named as one he would have liked to have made; Hiroshima Mon Amour; Billy Wilder's Ace in the Hole; Carol Reed's Odd Man Out; Laurence Olivier's Hamlet; La Dolce Vita; On the Waterfront; ...
His characters often die graphic and emotionally agonizing deaths.