Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi

Age
56
Birthday
Dec. 13th, 1957
Born in
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height
5' 9

Steve Buscemi's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Boardwalk Empire TV Show
Boardwalk Empire
Who Do You Think You Are? (US) TV Show
Who Do You Think You Are? (US)
Lonesome Dove TV Show
Lonesome Dove
Monsters TV Show
Monsters
 

Main Movie Roles

2010 - The Chosen One
2010 - Grown Ups
2009 - Youth in Revolt
2009 - G-Force
2009 - I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale
2009 - John Rabe
2009 - Saint John of Las Vegas
2008 - Igor
2007 - I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry
2007 - I Think I Love My Wife
2007 - Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten
2006 - Charlotte's Web
2006 - Art School Confidential
2006 - Delirious
2006 - Paris, je t'aime
2006 - Monster House
2005 - Romance & Cigarettes
2005 - The Island
2005 - Champion
2004 - Coffee and Cigarettes
2004 - Home on the Range
2003 - Big Fish
2003 - Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
2002 - The Laramie Project
2002 - Mr. Deeds
2001 - Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
2001 - Monsters, Inc.
2001 - Double Whammy
2001 - Domestic Disturbance
2001 - Ghost World
2001 - The Grey Zone
2000 - 28 Days
2000 - Animal Factory
1999 - Big Daddy
1998 - The Impostors
1998 - Armageddon
1998 - The Big Lebowski
1998 - The Wedding Singer
1997 - The Real Blonde
1997 - Con Air
1996 - Fargo
1996 - Trees Lounge
1996 - Escape from L.A.
1996 - Kansas City
1995 - Living In Oblivion
1995 - Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
1995 - Desperado
1995 - Billy Madison
1994 - The Hudsucker Proxy
1994 - Airheads
1994 - Floundering
1994 - Pulp Fiction
1993 - Rising Sun
1992 - Reservoir Dogs
1991 - Barton Fink
1991 - Billy Bathgate
1991 - Zandalee
1990 - Miller's Crossing
1990 - King of New York
1989 - Mystery Train
1989 - New York Stories
1988 - Vibes
1988 - Call Me
1987 - Kiss Daddy Goodnight
1986 - Parting Glances

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Tony Blundetto
14
Lenny Wosniak
6
Celery Guy
2
Dwight (Voiced)
2
Howie
1
Art Masterson
1
Rickles
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Steve Buscemi was born in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He became interested in acting during his last year of high school. After graduating, he moved to Manhattan to study acting with John Strasberg. He began writing and performing original theatre pieces with fellow actor/writer Mark Boone Junior. This led to his being cast in his first lead role in Parting Glances (1986). Since then, he has worked with many of the top filmmakers in Hollywood, including Quentin Tarantino, Jerry Bruckheimer, and The Coen Brothers. He is a highly respected actor.


TRIVIA:
  • Bears such a strong resemblance to writer-director 'John Waters (I)' (qv) that as a joke, Waters sent out cards with a photo of Buscemi made up to look like Waters.
  • One son, 'Lucian Buscemi' (qv), born in 1990.
  • He went through a variety of interesting jobs before hitting it big as a character actor. He worked as a bartender, drove an ice-cream truck, attempted stand-up comedy, and (that which he is most proud of) was a firefighter (he continues to be a volunteer fire-fighter). He bombed so bad as a comic one night another comic took his place, 'Paul Reiser' (qv). Years later Buscemi and Reiser did an episode of _"Mad About You" (1992)_ (qv) poking fun at the incident.
  • (October 1997) Ranked #52 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list.
  • Graduated in 1975 from Valley Stream Central High School, Valley Stream, NY. After graduation, he attended Nassau Community College and then moved to Manhattan to study acting at the famed Lee Strasberg Institute.
  • Fractured his skull when he was hit by the bus when he was young. Some time later, he was hit by a car while chasing a ball which had rolled onto the street. He had cuts and bruises from this accident.
  • Went to a Catholic school.
  • Has been cast in six movies by 'Joel Coen' (qv) and 'Ethan Coen' (qv), more appearances in Coen Brothers films than any other actor, exceeding by two films 'Frances McDormand' (qv), 'John Turturro' (qv) and 'John Goodman (I)' (qv). His character died in three of them: _Miller's Crossing (1990)_ (qv), _Fargo (1996)_ (qv), and _The Big Lebowski (1998)_ (qv).


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