Sam Peckinpah Rank
About Sam Peckinpah
Sam Peckinpah was a celebrated American filmmaker whose violence and corruption-themed films made him one of the most popular directors of his era. He came into the limelight in the 1950s when he started to work on a number of television series.
He established himself in the industry after creating, producing and writing the famous television show entitled “The Westerner”. Peckinpah went on to write many successful films such as “The Deadly Companions” and “Major Dundee”.
He was the offspring of Fern Louise and David Edward Peckinpah, and grew up together with a big brother called Denver Charles. His much publicized marriage to Mexican screen goddess Begoña Palacios produced a child. He also married and divorced Joie Gould and Marie Selland.
Sam was the uncle of filmmaker David Peckinpah, and the cousin of baseball star Roger Peckinpaugh.
He attended Fresno High School, and continued at the California State University in Fresno. He was also an alumnus of the University of Southern California.
In an episode of the “Saturday Night Live” television show, his character was played by John Belushi.
He played football during his time in high school.
Sam Peckinpah Rank
F.A.Q. about Sam Peckinpah
When is his birthday?
Sam Peckinpah's birthday is on February 21, 1925.
In how many days is his birthday?
Sam's birthday is in 273 days
How old was Sam when he died?
He was 59 years old.
When did he die?
He died in December 28, 1984.
How old would he be today?
Sam Peckinpah would be 97 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Sam from?
He was born in Fresno, California, U.S..
Sam Peckinpah's Popularity
Sam Peckinpah was a famous American director and screenwriter, who was born on February 21, 1925. As a person born on this date, Sam Peckinpah is listed in our database as the 48th most popular celebrity for the day (February 21) and the 47th most popular for the year (1925).
People born on February 21 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Sam Peckinpah is the 1261st most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Sam Peckinpah's birthday, Sam Peckinpah is the 10164th most famous American and ranks 10th in famous people born in Fresno, California, U.S.
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