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Birth Name: David Edward Samuel Ernest Peckinpah Jr.

Born: 21 February 1925 Died: 28 December 1984

Country of origin: United States

Height: 5' 9"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Begoña Palacios


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Description: David Samuel Peckinpah was born and grew up in Fresno, California, when it was still a sleepy town. Young Sam was a loner. The child's greatest influence was grandfather Denver Church, a judge, congressman and one of the best shots in the Sierra Nevadas. Sam served in the Marine Corps during World War II but - to his disappointment - did not see combat. Upon returning to the States, he enrolled in Fresno State College, graduating in 1948 with a B.A. in Drama. Having married Marie Selland in Las Vegas in 1947, they moved to Los Angeles where he enrolled in the graduate Theater Department of the University of Southern California t ... (more)
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1. Gunsmoke (1955)
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" The name Sam Peckinpah often associates excessive violence, action films and westerns. Media painted him as a harsh, rigid man who treats actors badly and always pick up fights with the producers. And while some of those statements are partially true, everyone seems to miss the fact that Peckinpah did make “The Ballad of Cable Hogue”, “Ride the High Country” and “Junior Bonner” – poetic and kindhearted movies that have little or no violence at all. But those work"


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