Sam Peckinpah (1925–1984)

Writer | Director | Producer

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  • Kris Kristofferson, Sam Peckinpah, Brian Davies, and Ali MacGraw in Convoy (1978)
  • Sam Peckinpah and Murray Jordan in Cross of Iron (1977)
  • Sergio Leone, Sam Peckinpah, Giuseppe Rotunno, and Monte Hellman in China 9, Liberty 37 (1978)
  • Sam Peckinpah and Harry Young in The Getaway (1972)
  • "The Getaway" Ali McGraw with Director Sam Peckinpah 1972 solar/Fine Art
  • "The Getaway," Director Sam Peckinpah 1972 Solar/Fine Art

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Did You Know

Trivia

Was offered the chance to direct King Kong (1976) but turned it down.


Quotes

[on R.G. Armstrong] R.G. Armstrong played righteous villainy better than anybody I've ever seen.


Trademark

Balletic, slow-motion action sequences, edited so that the deaths of two or more characters are shown simultaneously.


Nickname

Bloody Sam


Personal Details

Born

David Edward Samuel Ernest Peckinpah Jr.

Fresno, California, USA

Died

(age 59)
Inglewood, California, USA


Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

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