Writer | Director | Producer
Served in the US Marine Corps during World War II, but did not see combat.
[on how screenwriting allowed him to become a director] Yeah, but it was hell, because I hate writing. I suffer the tortures of the damned. I can't sleep and it feels like I'm going to die any minute. Eventually, I lock myself away somewhere, out of...
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.
David Edward Samuel Ernest Peckinpah Jr.
Fresno, California, USA
Inglewood, California, USA
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