Sam Peckinpah

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Birthday
21, 1925
Birthplace
Fresno, CA
Death Date
Dec 28, 1984 (59)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
21, 1925
Birthplace
Fresno, CA
Death Date
Dec 28, 1984 (59)

About

Uncompromising director of films like The Wild Bunch and 1971's Straw Dogs.

Before Fame

His parents were forced to move him to another school after his frequent fighting landed him in trouble at Fresno High School.

Trivia

He was nicknamed Bloody Sam for his violent revisionist approach to the Western genre.

Family Life

He married Marie Selland in 1947, Begoia Palacios in 1965, and Joey Gould in 1972.

Associated With

He and Albert Brooks were contemporaries.

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