Eagle Pennell

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Birthday
28, 1952
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jul 20, 2002 (49)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
28, 1952
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jul 20, 2002 (49)

About

American filmmaker best known for "The Whole Shootin' Match" from 1978 and "Last Night at the Alamo" from 1984.

Before Fame

He spent his teenage years shooting films on his father's Super 8 camera. Later, he briefly studied film at the University of Texas-Austin.

Trivia

He suffered from drug addiction and alcoholism and spent periods of his adult life living on the streets.

Family Life

He grew up in Texas with several siblings.

Associated With

His famous film "The Whole Shootin' Match" inspired Robert Redford to start the Sundance Film Institute.