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Sam Peckinpah

Sam PeckinpahAKA David Samuel Peckinpah

Born: 21-Feb-1925
Birthplace: Fresno, CA
Died: 28-Dec-1984
Location of death: Livingston, MT
Cause of death: Heart Attack
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered at sea)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film Director

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Breakthrough director of ultraviolent film

Military service: USMC (1943-46)

Father: (judge)
Mother: Fern Church
Sister: Fern Natalie Peckinpah (b. 1931)
Wife: Marie Selland (m. 1947, div. 1960, three daughters, one son)
Daughter: Sharon
Daughter: Kristen
Daughter: Melissa
Son: Mathew
Wife: Begoña Palacios (m. 1965)
Brother: Denver

    University: BA Drama, Fresno State College (1949)
    University: MA, University of Southern California (1950)

    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Cocaine, Pacemaker

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    The Osterman Weekend (14-Oct-1983)
    Convoy (28-Jun-1978)
    Cross of Iron (8-Apr-1977)
    The Killer Elite (17-Dec-1975)
    Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (15-Aug-1974)
    Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (23-May-1973)
    The Getaway (13-Dec-1972)
    Junior Bonner (2-Aug-1972)
    Straw Dogs (29-Dec-1971)
    The Ballad of Cable Hogue (13-May-1970)
    The Wild Bunch (18-Jun-1969)
    Major Dundee (15-Mar-1965)
    Ride the High Country (20-Jun-1962)
    The Deadly Companions (6-Jun-1961)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Visitor (22-Mar-1979)
    China 9, Liberty 37 (4-Aug-1978) · Wilbur Olsen
    Invasion of the Body Snatchers (5-Feb-1956)



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