Biography

Steven Vincent Buscemi (born December 13, 1957) is an American actor, writer and director. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Dorothy, who worked as a hostess at Howard Johnson's, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker and Korean War veteran. Buscemi's father was Sicilian American and his mother Irish American. He has three brothers: Jon, Ken, and Michael. Buscemi was raised Roman Catholic.

Buscemi has starred and supported in successful Hollywood and indie films, including Parting Glances (1986), New York Stories (1989), Mystery Train (1989), Reservoir Dogs (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Desperado (1995), Con Air (1997), Armageddon (1998), The Grey Zone (2001), Ghost World (2001), Big Fish (2003), Lean on Pete (2017), and The Death of Stalin (2017). He is also known for his appearances in many films by Coen brothers: Miller's Crossing (1990), Barton Fink (1991), The Hudsucker Proxy (1994), Fargo (1996), and The Big Lebowski (1998). Buscemi provides the voice of Randall Boggs in the Monsters, Inc. franchise.

From 2010 to 2014, he portrayed Enoch "Nucky" Thompson in the critically acclaimed series Boardwalk Empire, which earned him two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Golden Globe, and two nominations for an Emmy Award. He made his directorial debut in 1996, with Trees Lounge, in which he also starred. Other works include Animal Factory (2000), Lonesome Jim (2005), and Interview (2007).

Buscemi has one son, Lucian, with his wife Jo Andres.

Steven Vincent Buscemi (born December 13, 1957) is an American actor, writer and director. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Dorothy, who worked as a hostess at Howard Johnson's, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker and Korean War veteran. Buscemi's father was Sicilian American and his mother Irish American. He has three brothers: Jon, Ken, and Michael. Buscemi was raised Roman Catholic.

Buscemi has starred and supported in successful Hollywood and indie films, including Parting Glances (1986), New York Stories (1989), Mystery Train (1989), Reservoir Dogs (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Desperado (1995), Con Air (1997), Armageddon (1998), The Grey Zone (2001), Ghost World (2001), Big Fish (2003), Lean on Pete (2017), and The Death of Stalin (2017). He is also known for his appearances in many films by Coen brothers: Miller's Crossing (1990), Barton Fink (1991), The Hudsucker Proxy (1994), Fargo (1996), and The Big Lebowski (1998). Buscemi provides the voice of Randall Boggs in the Monsters, Inc. franchise.

From 2010 to 2014, he portrayed Enoch "Nucky" Thompson in the critically acclaimed series Boardwalk Empire, which earned him two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Golden Globe, and two nominations for an Emmy Award. He made his directorial debut in 1996, with Trees Lounge, in which he also starred. Other works include Animal Factory (2000), Lonesome Jim (2005), and Interview (2007).

Buscemi has one son, Lucian, with his wife Jo Andres.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 153

Birthday 1957-12-13

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • 史蒂夫·布西密
  • ستيف بوشيمي
  • 스티브 부세미
  • スティーヴ・ブシェミ
  • Стив Бушеми
  • สตีฟ บูเซมี

Acting TV ShowsMovies

The Dead Don't Die
2018 Miracle Workers(1 episode) as God
2018 Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation as Wayne (voice)
2018 Nancy as Leo
2018 The Week Of as Charles
2018 Lean on Pete as Del Montgomery
2017 Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs as Himself
2017 The Death of Stalin as Nikita Khrushchev
2017 Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams(10 episodes)
2017 Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams(1 episode) as Ed Morris
2017 Transformers: The Last Knight as Daytrader (voice)
2017 Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer as Rabbi Blumenthal
2017 The Boss Baby as Francis E. Francis (voice)
2016 Tony Bennett Celebrates 90
2016 Mildred and the Dying Parlor as Rick
2016 Horace and Pete(10 episodes) as Pete
2015 The Ridiculous 6 as Doc Griffin
2015 Hotel Transylvania 2 as Wayne (voice)
2014 The Cobbler as Jimmy
2014 A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY as Himself
2014 Time Out of Mind as Building Manager
2014 My Depression (The Up and Down and Up of It) as Suicidal Thoughts (voice)
2013 James Gandolfini: Tribute To A Friend as Himself
2013 Khumba as Skalk (voice)
2013 Grown Ups 2 as Wiley
2013 Monsters University as Randall Boggs (voice)
2013 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone as Anton Marvelton
2012 Hotel Transylvania as Wayne (voice)
2012 On the Road as Tall thin salesman
2011 Rampart as Bill Blago
2011 Fight for Your Right Revisited as Waiter
2011 Blank City as Himself
2011 Portlandia(1 episode) as Various
2011 Portlandia(1 episode) as Celery Salesman
2010 Boardwalk Empire(47 episodes) as Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson
2010 Boardwalk Empire(12 episodes) as Nucky Thompson
2010 Pete Smalls Is Dead as Bernie Lake
2010 The Chosen One as Neal
2010 Grown Ups as Wiley
2009 The Messenger as Dale Martin
2009 Rage as Frank
2009 Youth in Revolt as George Twisp
2009 G-Force as Bucky the Hamster (voice)
2009 Saint John of Las Vegas as John
2009 Handsome Harry as Thomas Kelley
2009 John Rabe as Dr. Robert Wilson
2009 I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale as Himself
2008 Igor as Scamper (voice)
2007 Delirious as Les Galantine
2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry as Clinton Fitzer
2007 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten as Himself
2007 I Think I Love My Wife as George
2007 Interview as Pierre Peders
2006 Charlotte's Web as Templeton the Rat (voice)
2006 Art School Confidential as Broadway Bob D'Annunzio
2006 30 Rock(4 episodes)
2006 Monster House as Nebbercracker (voice)
2006 Paris, Je T'Aime as Touriste (Tuileries)
2006 The Henry Rollins Show(1 episode)
2005 Romance & Cigarettes as Angelo
2005 The Island as James 'Mac' McCord
2005 Nobody Wants Your Film
2005 Champion as Himself
2005 Who's the Top? as Cymon
2004 Home on the Range as Wesley (voice)
2003 Big Fish as Norther Winslow
2003 Coffee and Cigarettes as Kellner
2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over as Romero
2003 Rockets Redglare! as Himself
2003 Minnesota Nice as Himself
2002 Love in the Time of Money as Martin Kunkle
2002 13 Moons as Bananas The Clown
2002 Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams as Romero
2002 Mr. Deeds as Crazy Eyes
2002 The Laramie Project
2001 Monsters, Inc. as Randall Boggs (voice)
2001 Domestic Disturbance as Ray Coleman
2001 The Concert for New York City
2001 Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music
2001 The Grey Zone as 'Hesch' Abramowics
2001 Ghost World as Seymour
2001 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within as Off. Neil Fleming (voice)
2001 Double Whammy as Jerry Cubbins
2000 Animal Factory as A.R. Hosspack
2000 28 Days as Cornell
1999 Big Daddy as Homeless Guy
1999 The Sopranos(1 episode)
1998 Armageddon as Rockhound
1998 The Impostors
1998 The Impostors as Happy Franks
1998 The Big Lebowski as Theodore Donald "Donny" Kerabatsos
1998 The Real Blonde as Nick
1998 The Wedding Singer as David 'Dave' Veltri (uncredited)
1998 Divine Trash as Himself
1997 Con Air as Garland Greene
1996 Kansas City as Johnny Flynn
1996 Escape from L.A. as Eddie
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(2 episodes)
1996 Trees Lounge as Tommy
1996 Fargo as Carl Showalter
1995 Dead Man as Bartender (uncredited)
1995 Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead as Mister Shhh
1995 The Drew Carey Show(1 episode)
1995 Desperado as Buscemi
1995 Living in Oblivion as Nick Reve
1995 Billy Madison as Danny McGrath (uncredited)
1994 The Search for One-eye Jimmy as Ed Hoyt
1994 Somebody to Love as Mickey
1994 ER(1 episode)
1994 Pulp Fiction as Buddy Holly
1994 Airheads as Rex
1994 The Hudsucker Proxy as Beatnik Barman
1994 Floundering as Jimmy
1993 The Last Outlaw as Philo
1993 Twenty Bucks as Frank
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 Rising Sun as Willy Wilhelm
1993 Ed and His Dead Mother as Ed Chilton
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street(1 episode)
1992 In the Soup as Aldolpho Rollo
1992 Mad About You(1 episode)
1992 Reservoir Dogs as Mr. Pink
1991 Billy Bathgate as Irving
1991 Barton Fink as Chet
1991 Reservoir Dogs: Sundance Institute 1991 June Film Lab as Mr. Pink
1991 Zandalee as OPP Man
1990 Miller's Crossing as Mink
1990 King of New York as Test Tube
1990 Force of Circumstance as Virgil
1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie as Bellingham (segment "Lot 249")
1989 The Simpsons(2 episodes)
1989 Bloodhounds of Broadway as Whining Willie
1989 Mystery Train as Charlie the Barber
1989 Tales from the Crypt(1 episode)
1989 Slaves of New York as Wilfredo
1989 New York Stories as Gregory Stark
1989 Lonesome Dove(5 episodes) as Luke
1989 Coffee and Cigarettes II as Waiter
1988 Heart of Midnight as Eddy
1988 Monsters(1 episode)
1988 Vibes as Fred
1988 Call Me as Switchblade
1987 Heart as Nicky
1987 Kiss Daddy Goodnight as Johnny
1987 Arena Brains as Wired Kid #1
1986 L.A. Law(1 episode)
1986 Sleepwalk as Worker
1986 The Way It Is as Willy / Raphael
1986 No Picnic as Dead Pimp
1986 Film House Fever
1986 Parting Glances as Nick
1985 The Equalizer(1 episode)
1984 Miami Vice(1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live(3 episodes)

Directing

2011 Portlandia(1 episode)Director
2009 Nurse Jackie(6 episodes)Director
2007 InterviewDirector
2006 30 Rock(2 episodes)Director
2005 Lonesome JimDirector
2000 Animal FactoryDirector
1999 The Sopranos(4 episodes)Director
1997 Oz(2 episodes)Director
1996 Trees LoungeDirector
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street(1 episode)Director

Writing

2007 InterviewScreenplay
1996 Trees LoungeWriter

Production

2000 Animal FactoryProducer

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