Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Chris Owen to Bernadette Peters
(David) Sam Peckinpah Biography (1925-)
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- director, screenwriter
- Birth Details
- February 21, 1925
- Fresno, California
Principal Film Work
- Director, The Deadly Companions, 1961; director, Ride the HighCountry, 1962; director/co-writer, Major Dundee, 1965; director, The Glory; writer, Guys; writer, Villa Rides; director/co-writer, The Wild Bunch, 1969; director, The Ballad of Cable Hogue, 1970; director/co-writer, Straw Dogs, 1971; director, The Getaway, 1972; director, Junior-Bonner, 1972; director, Pat Garrettand Billy the Kid, 1973; director/writer, Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, 1974; director/writer, The Killer Elite, 1975; director/writer, Cross of Iron, 1977; director, Convoy, 1978; director,The Osterman Weekend, 1983.
Principal Television Work
- Writer, Gunsmoke; writer, 20th Century Fox Hour; writer forDick Powell's Zane Gray Theatre, the pilot for The Westerner; writer/director/producer, The Westerner, 1958; writer, Rifleman, 1960; director, Rifleman (first five shows); writer/director, Klondike.
Principal Stage Work
- Writer, director, Noon Wine, 1967.